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Survey of U.S. Literature 1: Beginnings to 1865

This course introduces students to the major writers, literary movements and cultural and historical contexts in the U.S. from its origins to the end of the Civil War. Students examine Native American creation stories, trickster tales, encounter narratives, Puritan prose and poetry, the literature of the Enlightenment and Revolutionary War, slave narratives and the rise of romanticism. Fall semester.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0