ENG 235 American Literature Before 1900

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Through discussion and written analysis, English 235 encourages the reading of literary works in their entirety in an attempt to understand the meaning of the texts and their relation to the development of American thought and tradition. Authors include Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, Dickinson, Whitman, Twain, and Crane. Biographical and critical information is obtained through lectures and reference reading.

ENG 131 with a C grade or better (Note: A C- grade is not transferrable and is not accepted by some programs at HFC)