African Literature - LIT-219

Bunker Hill Community College

Credits: 3

Subject Area(s): Literature

Credential(s): Associate's Degree


This survey course of contemporary African literature exposes students to the diversity of the themes, styles and modes of expression peculiar to the enormous continent of Africa. Students study the oral tradition as it is reflected in folktales, stories, and poems. In addition to reading essays and articles about social and historical conditions that affect the literature of the continent, students read numerous short stories and at least three novels, each reflecting the culture of a different region of the continent. This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work. Pre/corequisite: College Writing I (ENG111).

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African Literature Online Offerings

Course Section Time Instructor Format Start Date End Date
WB 111905100% Online2020-01-212020-05-15

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