Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

ENL 350 American Poetry Through the 19th Century(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. A survey of American poetry from its origins through the nineteenth century. Poets may include such early figures as the English-born seventeenth-century poet Anne Bradstreet and the African-born eighteenth-century poet Phillis Wheatley, and such nineteenth-century figures as Whitman, Dickinson, Melville, Emerson, Longfellow, Lazarus, E.A. Robinson, and Dunbar. For English majors or minors concentrating in literature, this course fulfills the requirements for American Literature or Genre/Theme. For linguistics, writing, and dramatic literature concentrators, it counts as an elective in the major. Prerequisite: An ENH 200-level course or ENL 290.