UT Dallas 2020 Graduate Catalog

LIT6346 - American Renaissance

LIT 6346 American Renaissance (3 semester credit hours) Study of the authors whose work first defined nineteenth-century American literary studies: Melville, Hawthorne, Whitman, Emerson, and Thoreau; consideration of the challenges to that initial canon as well as the writers that the canon excluded (Stowe, Douglass, Jacobs, and others). (3-0) T