Course Description:

ENGL 463/563 MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE This course examines selected writings by representative American authors of racial and ethic minority, including Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans. Among the authors to be examined are Frederick Douglass, Richard Wright, Carlos Bulosan, Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, N. Scott Momaday, Maxine Hong Kingston, William Least Heat Moon, Richard Rodriguez, Denise Chávez, Leslie Marmon Silko, Amy Tan, and Louise Erdrich. Emphasis is on genre, theme, style, and aesthetics as well as on the political, historical, cultural, and intellectual context of multicultural literature in the United States. Students taking this course for graduate credit must complete all graduate course requirements. Undergraduate prerequisite: ENGL 203 or consent of instructor. Three Hours, Spring, Even Years