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ENG-0222: American Literature: Beginnings to 1890

A survey of Colonial, Romantic, and Regional American writing with an emphasis on major writers such as Franklin, Hawthorne, Emerson, Thoreau, Poe, Whitman, Dickinson, Twain, Jewett, and Freeman.

Here are some search terms that will help you find articles on the topics and authors discussed in this class:

Transcendentalism
Romanticism
captivity narratives
Naturalism
indigenous peoples of the Americas
colonialization
liberty
philosophy
Presidents of the United States
economics

author's name + any of the above terms

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