Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jun 13, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

LIT 275 - Literature of the Harlem Renaissance (4 Cr.)

(GCR RPP)(GCR Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies area)
In this course we read the poetry and fiction conventionally assigned to the Harlem Renaissance of the early twentieth century. Authors may include Cullen, Fauset, Hughes, Hurston, Larsen, McKay, and others within an interdisciplinary context. Discussion topics include the delineation of the movement’s boundaries, both temporally and by subject, the construction and reconstruction of racial identities, and the tension between a progressive literary movement and the “masses” it would represent. Fulfills American studies elective. Prerequisite: WRT 181  or instructor’s permission. Fall semester. Robinson.