Oct 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

ENG 150 Introduction to African-American Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 101  
3 credits

The rich contribution of African-American writers to the American literary tradition is the subject of this course. Students read a variety of works such as slave narratives of the nineteenth century, writers from the Harlem Renaissance, and postwar authors such as Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, Ralph Ellison and Alice Walker. This literature is studied in the context of American cultural history.