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ENGL 361: American Realism and Naturalism

Term: Spring Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements:

An advanced study of literature - primarily novels and short stories - produced in post-Civil War America. Prompted by post-war
disillusionment and the rapid and dramatic changes in American culture, this period saw the concurrent and overlapping emergence of
realism and naturalism as well as an increased interest in a regionalist aesthetic. Authors may include Twain, Howells, Chesnutt, James,
Jewett, Chopin, Crane, Norris, and Dreiser.

Prerequisite: Any 190 or 200 level literature course or permission from instructor.

Prerequisites: none.