2019-2020 Catalog

AMST 246 The African American Literary Tradition

A socio-historical analysis of narratives and novels by African American writers. The course will examine the intellectual, political, and cultural influences on writers such as Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Charles Chesnutt, Nella Larsen, Zora Neale Hurston, Ann Petry, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, and Charles Johnson.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • United States Diversity