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ENGL 211 American Literature II

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: A survey of American Literature from the late 19th Century to the present which include representative works from the Age of Realism (1865-1914), the Modernist Period (1914-1945), and the Postmodern era (1950-present). In this class students read and discuss the authors of these periods, addressing relevant social, political, cultural, and religious issues. The students critically analyze in essays, exams, and research papers, the authors, specific works, and other topics as assigned. Classroom activities include lectures and discussions of the principle authors and works. Selected representatives readings are required.

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