Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: ENGL                                     Course Number: 360                                    
Course Title: Black Women Writers
Subject: English
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course examines the literature of Black American women from 1746 through the Black Arts Movement of 1955-1970, and how these writings address some of the central issues that have faced Western society. Some of the treated writers include: Phyllis Wheatly, Francis Ellen Watkins Harper, Harriet E. Wilson, Linda Brent Jacobs, Ida B. Wells, Nella Larson, Zora Neale Hurston, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ann Petry, Margaret Walker, Lorraine Hansberry, Paule Marshall, Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Audre Lorde, Jayne Cortez, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, and Maya Angelou.

Prerequisite: ENGL 150 or permission of instructor.
  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: