May 26, 2018  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18
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AAS 2110 - African American Literature II: Black Writing of the 20th and 21st Centuries


Focuses on 20th- and 21st-century writings by African American authors with a view toward gaining an understanding of the enormous wealth of literature black writers produced during the periods in question. The course will start with the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Modernist phase, then move on to the Black Arts period, and conclude with contemporary African American literary writing. Typically, the course will read texts by writers including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Claude McKay, and Toni Morrison.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2HL
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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