May 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

EN 312 - American Naturalism


This course explores American Naturalism, a literary movement dating from the 1880s to the 1940s that used detailed realism to suggest that social conditions, heredity, and environment had inescapable force in shaping human character. Its major practitioners were Frank Norris, Theodore Dreiser, Jack London, Stephen Crane, Edith Wharton, Glasgow, John Dos Passos, James T. Farrell, John Steinbeck, Richard Wright, Norman Mailer, William Styron, and Saul Bellow.

Full course
Liberal Studies Curriculum: Literary Studies