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ALIT 374 Hawthorne and Melville

3 s.h.

This course will examine the work of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville, two of the key figures in the "American Renaissance" of the 1850s. In addition to several short stories and other works, two of the most powerful novels in American literary history—Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter and Melville’s Moby Dick—will be explored in depth. (LA, H3)

Prerequisites: COMP 200 or COMP 290; LITR 150; LITR 250; 6 s.h. 200-level courses in ALIT, ELIT, LITR, or WLIT.

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