This course covers selected works in American literature from 1865 to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts.
"Overview: American Literature, 1865–1914." Norton Anthology Of American Literature. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2012. Web. <https://wwnorton.com/college/english/naal8/section/volC/overview.aspx>