ENGL 2132 American Literature II 3/0/3

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 with a minimum grade of C and ( ECOR C or ECCG C )

This course will present a broad overview of American literature from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Students will utilize various critical approaches and reading strategies as they examine important authors and themes of this period. The course will pay special attention to multiple cultures and perspectives. Some of the authors that will be included in this course are Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, Mark Twain, Langston Hughes, Kate Chopin, Maxine Hong, Robert Frost, and Raymond Carver. Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 For more information on this institution's eCore courses, please see http://www.westga.edu/~ecore/