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    Pellissippi State Community College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2013-2014 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 2331 - African-American Literature ♦ ★

Credit(s): 3
This course introduces students to literature written by major African-American writers. It examines the vernacular (voice), the conventional literary devices and the diverse writing strategies. It also covers the universal themes found in the literature of the following periods: 1865-1919 (Narratives of Slavery and Literature of the Reconstruction to the New Renaissance) and 1919-1940 (the Harlem Renaissance). The course examines the writing of African-Americans found in the following genres: essays, short stories, drama and the novel. The course seeks to improve students’ abilities to read critically, to write analytically and to substantially increase their knowledge of African-American literary traditions and writers.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1020 

♦ This is a General Education  course transferable within the Tennessee Board of Regents system.
★ This course is directly equivalent to a course at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.



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