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2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LITR 434 - Colonial American Literature

3 Credit(s)

Examines literary and non-literary texts produced by European explorers, early American settlers, and Native Americans during the periods of cultural contact and colonization. Focusing on contact narratives, promotional tracts, religious sermons and poetry, as well as the discourses that shaped and justified colonialism, the seminar also gives special attention to what constitutes American literature as the concepts of both “American” and “literature” evolved from the age of exploration through the eighteenth century. As warranted.

Prerequisite(s): LITR 200  or LITR 201  and LITR 300 .

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