Fall 2016 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Walsh, Dennis
Discipline and Number
LIT 3322 Section 501
T Time 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Course Title
Early American Literature

Description of Course:

A consideration of the beginnings of American literature from Native American myths of origin and writings of Spanish, French and English explorers through Washington Irving. We will read authors such as Cabeza de Vaca, William Bradford, Cotton Mather, Jonathan Edwards, Phillis Wheately, Mary Rowlandson, Franklin, Olaudah Equiano, Paine, Jefferson, Madison, and Charles Brockden Brown. Prerequisite: HUMA 1301, LIT 2331, LIT 2332, or LIT 2341.

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