American Literature 1850-1945

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Literary Studies

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
American Literature 1850-1945
Fall 2024
Taught By: Stephanie Browner
Section: A

CRN: 17177

Credits: 4

This course examines texts of "American literature" from 1850 to 1945. We will consider writerly questions about the writing process, revision, voice, publishing, and form, and, at the same time, social and intellectual contexts, including nationalism and imperialism, race and gender, sovereignty and democracy, the body and the self, capitalism and consumerism. Authors to be considered include Whitman, Dickinson, Melville, Jacobs, Chesnutt, James, Chopin, Hurston, Toomer, Fitzgerald, Hughes, Moore, Williams.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Literary Studies (LIT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:04am EDT 7/13/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday, Wednesday
Times: 10:00am - 11:40am
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 716
Date Range: 8/26/2024 - 12/9/2024