A study of American literature as it reflects and participates in a particular period of the 19th century. Topics will vary from year to year and may include the American Gothic, American romanticism, The Literature of Reconstruction and Post-Reconstruction, The Rise of Realism, and Regional Fiction. Prerequisites: ENGL*110 and one of ENGL 201-ENGL 204. (ENGL*200 may be used in place of ENGL*110 in satisfying the prerequisite for this course). Distribution Requirements: HE.