Course: AFRS 245. African-American Literature Since 1930 (3)

Introduction to major African-American authors from 1930 to the present. The work of Richard Wright, Margaret Walker, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Ellison, John Killens, James Baldwin and LeRoi Jones are studied, as well as the works of writers who formed the Black Arts Movement that flourished during the 1970s. Focus on understanding the dynamics of African-American life through an analysis of the literature. Meets the Ethnic Studies requirement. (Available for General Education, C2 Humanities.) (ES)

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AFRS 245

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