ENG 203 American Literary Tradition I
The period from the beginnings to the Civil War. Literature is explored against the background of society, history and culture. Readings include Native American myths and songs; explorers’ reactions to the "new" world, Puritan writings, classical 19th century writers such as Cooper, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville and Poe, new voices heard through slave narratives and other selected materials, Whitman and Dickinson.
- Gen Ed: Humanities
- Prerequisite: ENG 101 and ENG 102
- Hours: 3
- Credits: 3
Fulfills literature requirement for AA degree.