ENG 4800 - American Environmental Literature

Overview

Department(s)
English
Description
A survey of American nature writing and environmental literature from its roots in the colonial era through its flowering in the twentieth century. Examples of reading include Thoreau's Walden, Aldo Leopold's Sand County Almanac, and Rachel Carson's Silent Song and a representative range of shorter works from four centuries to explore the evolution of ideas about nature. Selections include natural histories, travelogues, journals and diaries, essays, poetry, and short stories.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring
Academic Career
Undergraduate
Requirement Designation
Flexible Core - US Experience in its Diversity

Credits

Minimum Units
3
Maximum Units
3
Academic Progress Units
3
Repeat For Credit
No

Components

Name
Lecture
Hours
3

Requisites

026754

Course Schedule

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