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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2019-2020 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  May 28, 2024
2019-2020 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course surveys literature produced in America before the Civil War. In the process it explores the historical, political, social and cultural factors that affected the development of that literature. It examines the work of writers who saw themselves as powerful framers of the national experience yet fearful they would have little effects on a culture confronting problems of slavery, divisiveness, literacy, economic change, immigration, etc.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Seminar
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis

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