American Literature 3

ENG 2422 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Explores American literature as it transitioned into the artistic and literary movement known as modernism. Examines American literature as it entered the twentieth century with the psychological realism of James and Wharton. Explores the American dream in stories and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance of Hughes, Hurston, Cullen, and Wright; the Jazz Age of Fitzgerald and Hemingway; and the consideration of what it means to be a “hyphenated” American in the writings of Abraham Cahan, Zitkala-Sa, and Sui Sin Far. Studies modernism in poetry in the works of Frost, Eliot, Stevens, Williams, Cummings, and Brooks and considers political movements such as socialism and progressivism in the writings of Arthur Miller and John Steinbeck.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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