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Course Description

This course is a survey of American Literature since 1860.

This undergraduate course is 5 weeks.

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Attendance and participation are mandatory in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

Course Objectives

Literature of a Changing Nation

  • Identify the major authors and works during the period of 1865 to 1912.
  • Describe the literary movements and trends from 1865 to 1912.
  • Explain how the realist and naturalist movements affected literature from 1865 to 1912.
  • Analyze factors that influenced American literature from 1865 to 1912.

Women Writers of the Post–Bellum Era

  • Identify the major works of female authors during the period of 1865 to 1912.
  • Describe the role of women in literature from 1865 to 1912.
  • Analyze factors that influenced American female writers from 1865 to 1912.
  • Compare male and female perspectives in literature from 1865 to 1912.

The Early 20th Century: Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance

  • Identify the major authors and works of the early 20th century.
  • Describe how the Modernist movement affected American literature and culture.
  • Describe how the Harlem Renaissance affected American literature and culture.
  • Analyze factors that influenced American literature of the early 20th century.

American Ethnic Literature

  • Identify the major authors and works of ethnic literature.
  • Describe the influence of ethnic literature in America.
  • Analyze factors that influenced American ethnic literature.

Contemporary Literature

  • Identify the major authors and literary works in America since 1945.
  • Describe contemporary literary movements and trends.
  • Analyze factors influencing contemporary American literature.
  • Analyze the role of literature in 21st-century American society.

Prerequisites

None

Disclaimers

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SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1860
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Aug 11, 2020 to Sep 14, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
119.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1860
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Sep 15, 2020 to Oct 19, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
119.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1860
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Oct 20, 2020 to Nov 23, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
119.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1860
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Nov 24, 2020 to Jan 11, 2021
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
167.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1860
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Jan 12, 2021 to Feb 15, 2021
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
119.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
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