Middlebury

AMST 0206

19th Century American Lit.

Nineteenth-Century American Literature
This course will examine major developments in the literary world of 19th century America. Specific topics to be addressed might include the transition from Romanticism to Regionalism and Realism, the origins and evolution of the novel in the United States, and the tensions arising from the emergence of a commercial marketplace for literature. Attention will also be paid to the rise of women as literary professionals in America and the persistent problematizing of race and slavery. Among others, authors may include J. F. Cooper, Emerson, Melville, Douglass, Chopin, Whitman, Dickinson, Twain, Hawthorne, Stowe, Alcott, Wharton, and James. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Subject:
American Studies
Department:
Program in American Studies
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
AMR LIT NOR
Equivalent Courses:
ENAM 0206 *

Sections in Fall 2006

Fall 2006

AMST0206A-F06 Lecture (Evans)
AMST0206X-F06 Discussion (Evans)
AMST0206Y-F06 Discussion (Evans)
AMST0206Z-F06 Discussion (Evans)