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Lit, Culture, Science 19C Amer

Literature, Culture, and Science in Nineteenth-Century America This course traces the development of nineteenth-centuryliterature and culture through Alexander von Humboldt's approachto indigenous knowledges and languages, the frontier and ManifestDestiny, politics and social justice, natural history and methodsof science, imaginative inquiry, as well as geography andcosmography. Authors will include, among others, Ralph WaldoEmerson, Margaret Fuller, James and Susan Fenimore Cooper, HenryDavid Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, WaltWhitman, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allen Poe, Louis Agassiz, CharlesSanders Peirce, Franz Boas, George Perkins Marsh, and WilliamJames.

Section: ENG-490-02
Credits: 4
Faculty: Mark C Long
Days: WF
Times: 10:00AM‑11:45AM (WF)
Start/End Date: 08/24/20 - 12/05/20
Instruction Method: Remote-Blended
Comments: Literature, Culture, and Science in Nineteenth-Century America This course traces the development of nineteenth-centuryliterature and culture through Alexander von Humboldt's approachto indigenous knowledges and languages, the frontier and ManifestDestiny, politics and social justice, natural history and methodsof science, imaginative inquiry, as well as geography andcosmography. Authors will include, among others, Ralph WaldoEmerson, Margaret Fuller, James and Susan Fenimore Cooper, HenryDavid Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, WaltWhitman, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allen Poe, Louis Agassiz, CharlesSanders Peirce, Franz Boas, George Perkins Marsh, and WilliamJames.

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