Jul 25, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 [Archived Catalog]

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AAS 210 - African American Literature I


First course of 2-qtr survey of African American literature. Covers period from about 1760 to end of Harlem Renaissance. Focuses on such writers as Phillis Wheatley, Frederick Douglass, Charles W. Chesnutt, Paul Laurence Dunbar, James Weldon Johnson, and writers of Harlem Renaissance–Claude McKay, Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Zora Neale Hurston. Folk literature and other materials important to an understanding of African American literary tradition will be included.

Prerequisites: AAS 110 OR TIER I ENG
Credit Hours: 4
General Education Code: 2HL
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken an unlimited number of times, but only last course taken counts. Note: Effective Summer Quarter 2010-11 (June 2011) any non-repeatable course may be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.



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