ENG 325 THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS
An examination of how "the good life" been imagined in American literature. The course explores issues such as inequality, consumerism, environmental justice, and the pursuit of happiness in American literature from 1630 to 1900. Authors include Franklin, Alger, Melville, Petry, and Rankine.
Cross Listed Courses
This is the same course as AMS 323
Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. For sophomores, ENG 250
is strongly recommended.
Enrollment limited to 18 students.