Aug 11, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

LIT 281 American Literature and Identity I



This course examines the development of the United States by reading and analyzing a variety of literary texts from colonial times through the mid-nineteenth century, with a focus on the historical and social contexts in which they appear. The course will explore the development and expression of some of the fundamental assumptions, myths, and beliefs that influence the ways Americans have thought about themselves and their society.

3 credit hours