American Literature

Course NameAmerican Literature
Course CodeLIT224
DescriptionThis course introduces students to the wide range and breadth of American literature, from colonial times to the present. Emphasis is on close reading of texts and their placement in the context of the development of North American culture and cultures.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students will be able to:
– Comprehend and have a clear understanding of key figures, movements and periods in American literature from colonial times to the present;
– Understand and analyze literature via close reading of texts, attuning themselves to nuances of meaning;
– Understand American literature within the context of its multiplicity of cultures and ethnicities, enriching their own perspectives.
SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS