Mar 30, 2023
ENG 2540 - American Literature II
This course provides a broad survey of American literatures from 1865 to the present. Students explore significant literary movements, innovations, and authors, placing them in their historical and cultural context.
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Humanities: Text and Contexts
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2HL
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMAH Arts & Humanities, TAG course: OAH054 American Literature II
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of key authors and literary movements of American literature, 1865 to the present.
- Students will be able to apply an understanding of the historical and cultural contexts that shaped this literature when discussing and writing about it.
- Students will be able to employ appropriate literary terms and concepts to interpret and analyze the various literary forms and genres of the period.
- Students will be able to use appropriate textual evidence to accurately communicate the key themes, ideas, and stylistic features of the authors and movements studied.
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