ENG 221 — American Literature
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the major writers and literary movements from the mid-nineteenth century to post-modernism. Background information serves to illustrate the thought that informed earlier writers during the periods of Puritanism and Rationalism. Representative writers may include Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Edward Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost, Eugene O’Neill, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Sylvia Plath, and Alice Walker.
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