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Course ID:ENGL 4874. 3 hours.
Course Title:Literature and the Civil War
The American Civil War provoked a broad array of literary responses: novels, songs, poems, plays, speeches, letters, essays, memoirs, histories, and picture books. This course examines these assorted texts and considers what they teach us about the war and about American literature. Students will read authors such as Mary Chesnut, Frederick Douglass, Elizabeth Keckley, Abraham Lincoln, Herman Melville, Sarah Piatt, Edward Pollard, and Walt Whitman.
Athena Title:Literature and the Civil War
Prerequisite:(Two 2000-level ENGL courses) or (one 2000-level ENGL course and one 2000-level CMLT course)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
Syllabus: No Syllabus Available