ENGL-261 - American Literature II - Adam Kaiserman
|Course:||American Literature II|
My name is Adam Kaiserman, and I am Professor of English at College of the Canyons as well as the chair of our Humanities Program. Before coming to College of the Canyons, I earned my M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Irvine. I have been teaching at COC for eight years now.
English 261 provides students with a survey of American literature from 1860 to the present. We will be principally focused on the major artistic movements of this time period: realism, naturalism, modernism, and the contemporary period. In doing so, we will also read how American literature reflected the social, cultural, and political concerns of its time.
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Types of Assessments
Weekly quizzes on lecture
Weekly discussion board topics
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Norton, shorter 9th edition, vol. 2.
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Last updated: 11/17/2021 Sub#: 1147