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ENGL BC3181 American Literature, 1871-1945. 3 points.

This interdisciplinary course situates late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American literature within the context of historical and cultural change. Students read works by Whitman, Melville, Twain, James, Griggs, Wharton, Cather, Faulkner, and Hurston alongside political and cultural materials including Supreme Court decisions, geometric treatises, composite photography and taxidermic tableaux.