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U350-268 Introduction to Twentieth-Century African-American Literature: The Fictional Vision

Written by a nationally recognized scholar of African-American literature, this course examines African-American fiction from the 20th century and beyond. You will investigate a history of racial injustice transformed into fiction of extraordinary power and importance, in works by Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, and others.

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Course Information
PrerequisitesNone; Appropriate for advanced high school and first-year or higher college students
Credits3 undergraduate credits
Assignments & ExamsSee Syllabus
Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date1 year after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Costs
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
A Gathering of Old Men (large format)
(ISBN: 0679738908)

A Mercy
(ISBN: 0307264238)

Brown Girl, Brownstones
(ISBN: 0486468321)

Go Tell It on the Mountain
(ISBN: 0440330076)

Meridian
(ISBN: 0156028344)

The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man and Other Writings
(ISBN: 1593082894)

The Narrows
(ISBN: 0758225083)

Their Eyes Were Watching God
(ISBN: 0060838671)

Uncle Tom's Children
(ISBN: 0061450200)

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