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EN 221: African American Literature

This is the course guide for EN 221: African American Literature

Finding Books


In addition to full texts of relevant authors, you may also need to consult critical literary analysis texts and scholarly works. Park University has over 200,000 eBooks as well as print books available for students to use. To find book, start by searching the library catalog.

When searching the catalog, you can search by title, author, or keyword. For example, you might try searching:

  • "African American literature"
  • "African American authors"
  • "Harlem Renaissance"
  • "Lorde, Audre"

Print copies of books can currently be mailed to your home address. eBooks are available to view and download online. For more information on eBooks, see our guide on Accessing eBooks.

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