Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

BSt 521 African American Writers

A concentrated examination of significant African American literary figures and their impact on American arts and letters. The course will identify each term a particular author or literary period of writing and then read, analyze, and discuss the major works and the background information of that period. Special consideration will be given to the relationships between the topic of focus and the larger spheres of American and world writing. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as BSt 421 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisites: BSt 221; Eng 107, Eng 108, Eng 253, Eng 254.
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