21L.006 American Literature


Class Info

Studies the national literature of the United States since the early 19th century. Considers a range of texts - including, novels, essays, films, and electronic media - and their efforts to define the notion of American identity. Readings usually include works by such authors as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, Frederick Douglass, Emily Dickinson, Flannery O'Connor, William Faulkner, Sherman Alexie, and Toni Morrison. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.006 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by W. Kelley.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 56-191.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

You can find more information at the Home - 21L.006: American Literature - LibGuides at MIT Libraries site or on the 21L.006 Stellar site.

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