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New England Literature and Culture

A study of the New England literary tradition from about 1850 to the near present. How have writers and critics contested their differing versions of native grounds and reinvented the New England idea in their works? Consideration of such topics as Native American culture, Puritanism and Transcendentalism, slavery and Abolitionism, immigration and ethnicity, nationalism and regionalism, industrialization, and popular culture.AMST 470L and ENGL 470L are the same course.

Pre Requisites: Pre-req = Junior level standing and 2 AMST courses, or Permission of Instructor

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