ENG-235: American Literature Before 1900

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Amer Literature Before 1900
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Through discussion and written analysis, ENG-235 encourages the reading of literary works in their entirety in an attempt to understand the meaning of the texts and their relation to the development of American thought and tradition. Authors include Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, Dickinson, Whitman, Twain, and Crane. Biographical and critical information is obtained through lectures and reference reading.

ENG-131 with a C grade or better (Note: A C- grade is not transferable and is not accepted by some programs at HFC)
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201