This course is a survey of American literature from the pre-Colonial Period to the Civil War. Students will study representative works that shaped the American literary tradition, placing them in their literary, historical, philosophical, and cultural contexts. in addition, students will examine common issues, conflicts, preoccupations, and themes found in the literary selections.
This course satisfies three credits of the General Humanities requirement for all Associate in Arts, Science, and Diversified Studies degrees.
Prerequisites: ENGL 1213
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