The Heritage of Black American Literature

Africana Studies 141

Usual Description

A survey of Black American literature from its inception in the 18th century to the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920’s. Phillis Wheatley, Jupiter Hammon, David Walker, Maria Stewart, and others up to DuBois and Anna Julia Cooper, including related slave songs, sermons, spirituals, blues, slave narratives and other folk expressions.

Areas of Interest
The Americas
The Americas
Time Periods

1700 - 1929

Languages Used


Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Africana Studies 141
Africana Studies 141 Taught by Meredith Gadsby