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    Providence College
  Dec 14, 2017
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AMS 355 - American Literature to 1865

1 semester, 3 Credits

Concentrates on the period of the American Renaissance (1836-1860) with some attention to earlier writings. Authors may include Franklin, Poe, Emerson, Cooper, Douglass, Jacobs, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Stowe, Melville, Dickinson, and Whitman. The central topics concern the variety of responses to the question of American democratic opportunity, the frontier, and slavery. Same as ENG 355.

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