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English (ENGL)

ENGL 112 (GH;US) Pennsylvania Literature (3) An introduction to the literature that has been written by Pennsylvania authors from the colonial era through the present day.

ENGL 112 Pennsylvania Literature (3)

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the variety of literature that has been written and published by Pennsylvania authors from the colonial era through the present day. This course explores how the literature written in Pennsylvania relates to historical developments within the Commonwealth, and to literary, cultural, and historical developments across the United States and throughout the world. Toward that end, the course provides a chronological survey of developments in the literature of Pennsylvania through readings from the work of Pennsylvania authors whose work illuminates developments in literary history and exemplifies important aspects of Pennsylvania history and culture.

General Education: GH
Diversity: US
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2014

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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