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Academic Year 2005/2006
Introduction to African American Poetry: Ways of Looking
AFAM 177 SP
This course explores the influences of vernacular expression, music, mythology, The Bible and English Literature; as well as social movements and history, in poetry written by African Americans. Essays on poetics and
readings of key poems by key poets, will provide the context for exercises in various forms.
Harper and Walton, The VINTAGE BOOK OF AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY
Oliver, A POETRY HANDBOOK
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Weekly writing assignments, oral report and short paper, 5-7 page final project and revised poems.
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- Instructor(s): Rushin,Kate
- Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: FISK101;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 20)
- SR. major: X Jr. major: X
- SR. non-major: X Jr. non-major: X SO: X FR: 20
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
- FYI: FYI Seminar
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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