AFRCNA 0517 Introduction to African American Poetry

This course introduces the student to an overview of the poetry by focusing on both male and female writers and their works that illuminate the Afro-American poetic tradition and those pivotal moments or transitions within the development of the tradition.  The instructor recognizes that black female poetry especially, is a complex whole that can be analyzed in terms of style, structure and that it has a coherent history.

Number of Credits

3

Term

Spring

Major

Area of Interest

General Education Requirements

Subject

AFRCNA

Number

0517