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ENG 255A: Topics: Readings in the Literature of the Black Diaspora

Taught by Vanessa Dickerson

This course emphasizes how to write about the literary expressions of peoples of African descent.  Its focus, then, is on the writing skills and analytical approaches that will enable students to both understand and more fully appreciate the works of such writers as Achebe, Ngugi, Kincaid, Guillen, Morejon, Reed, and Morrison.