Representative writers, genres, and literary trends of American literature after 1800.

Course Details

Recommended: Introduction to English Studies, American Literary History, and Writing Literary Criticism
Course Outline
Unit 1: Romanticism and the Shaping of an American Identity
Unit 2: American Romanticism/Transcendentalism
Unit 3: The Flowering of American Fiction and Poetry
Unit 4: Pre-Civil War America and “Romantic Realism”
Final Exam Preparation
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Romanticism and Transcendentalism, 1800–1860 (2nd Edition) (Required)
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The Cambridge Introduction to the Nineteenth-Century American Novel (Required)
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