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College Catalog 2018-2019

Palm Beach State College

LIT2190 - Introduction to Afro-Caribbean Literature (AA)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Introduction to Afro-Caribbean Literature is a broad survey course that includes African, Caribbean, and African-American authors connected by the colonial experience. Students will study writers who write in English, or whose works have been translated in English, from the 17th century to the present in terms of their critical, social, political, and historic contexts. Although the course looks at writers of the African diaspora, the works of Caribbean authors are emphasized. (*)

Prerequisite: ENC1101 (with a grade of C or higher)

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