Major American Writers (The Advent of Realism, 1865-1914)

Course Description

This course explores the reading and critical analysis of representative works by major writers such as Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Henry James, William Dean Howells, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Charles Chesnutt, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Kate Chopin, Stephen Crane, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, Black Elk, and Robert Frost.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00628 ELIT 48B 01Y ···R··· 10:30 AM-12:20 PM Lydia Hearn MLC109

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-01-09 to 2023-03-31.
Limitation(s) on Enrollment: Not open to students with credit in the Honors Program related course.
Entrance Skill(s): Eligibility for college-level composition as determined by college assessment or other appropriate methods.
General Course Statement(s): See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
ELIT-048B.01Y: HYBRID, meets on-campus and online. This class meets each week on campus and online as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning .

Course Details

4 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


Eligibility for college-level composition (EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or (EWRT D01AS and EWRT D01AT)) as determined by college assessment or other appropriate methods
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