May 19, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ENGL 370 - American Realism


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 112  or ENGL 192  / HONR 192 .
A review of transcendentalism to prepare for contrasting with post-Civil War realism. Readings in Twain, James, Howells will be followed by a consideration of the impact of literary naturalism on the writings of Crane, Dreiser, Wharton. Newly reconsidered narratives are also examined, including those of Chopin, Jewett, Freeman, and American slaves.



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