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    Goucher College
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
Goucher College 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalogue
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ENG 249 - The Legacy of Slavery (4 Cr.)

(LER - DIV)
In this interdisciplinary course on African-American literature, culture, and history students will examine the impact and legacy of slavery on the experiences of all Americans, but particularly African Americans as they negotiate and define “freedom” for themselves throughout history. The theme of enslavement will be explored from the American Colonial period to the present in literary genres that include slave narratives, poetry, drama, fiction, nonfiction, and science fiction. Authors include Butler, Chesnutt, Douglass, Hansberry, Ellison, and Wright. (Can count for WEC or WID: See English Major: General Requirements) Prerequisite: college writing proficiency, or WRT 181 , or permission of the instructor, or sophomore standing. Spring semester. Robinson.



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