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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ENL 451
Title American Romanticism
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI
Prerequisites ENG102, ENL 102, ENG102E, ENL102ESL, ENG103, ENL 103, ENG106H, or ENL106H and at least one course at the 200-level or permission of the chairperson


A survey of literature of the first half of the nineteenth century, focusing on the works of such writers as Irving, Cooper, Sedgwick, Emerson, Thoreau, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman and Dickson. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for ENG456.