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Lee M Einhorn
ENGL 250
Seattle Campus

American Literature

Introduces American culture through a careful reading of a variety of representative texts in their historical contexts.

Class description

See course website for description.

Student learning goals

1) Getting a grasp of American Literature from 1770s-Present American Literature

2) Learning about the historical context in which course texts were produced

3) Developing intertextual relationships between course materials

4) Performing original research, presentations, and essays

5) Making an argument for the continued learning and research of American Literature

6) Being able to convey the relevance of American Literature outside of the classroom

General method of instruction

Lecture, discussion, and usage of electronic discussion board.

Recommended preparation

No pre-req reading, though getting the reader ahead of time is a good idea. Check out the course website at: http://courses.washington.edu/engl250

Class assignments and grading

See syllabus on course website.

See syllabus on course website.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Lee M Einhorn
Date: 03/15/2008