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ENG 101 Biography/Autobiography (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 102 Children's Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 104 War Literature (HC) (4.00 SH).

ENG 105 Who Am I? (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 108 American Playwrights (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 109 The Sporting Spirit (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 111 Women Writers (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 112 Adaptation of Literature/Film (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 113 Shakespeare (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 114 The Study of the Short Story (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 116 It's Monstrous (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 119 Arthurian Legend (HC) (2.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 124 African American Drama (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 127 British and Irish Drama (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 133 Adolescent Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 135 Southern Writers (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 136 Classic Greek Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 138 19th Century Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 141 Journalist in Lit & Film (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 142 Fantasy,Fairytales & Folklore (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 144 Contemporary Literature (HC) (4.00 SH). Studies in English, American, world or comparative literature, or in specific literary genres and themes. Individual sections experiment with different approaches and topics. The times and a brief description of each course is provided each semester. These courses are designed primarily for non-English majors. More than one ENG 101–199 may be taken for credit, as long as each course is different. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 145L African Literature (HC) (4.00 SH).

ENG 152O The London Novel (HC) (4.00 SH).

ENG 155 Good War Stories (HC) (4.00 SH).

ENG 162 The Novel (HC) (4.00 SH).

ENG 198 20th Cent Brit Fict (4.00 SH).

ENG 199 Intro To Shakespeare (4.00 SH).

ENG 240 Intro Literary Study/British (4.00 SH). This course is designed to immerse entering English majors and minors in the materials, methods, and current issues of the discipline. Working with British literature, students are introduced to critical approaches they will continue to use in upper level English courses. A variety of written and oral assignments help students develop their skills in the discipline. It is suggested, though not required, that students take this course before taking ENG 250. Required of all English majors and minors. Meets Humanity and Culture Intellectual Perspective requirement (HC).

ENG 250 Intro Lit Stdy/Amer (4.00 SH). This course is designed to immerse entering English majors and minors in the materials, methods,­ and current issues of the discipline. Working with American literature, students are introduced to critical approaches they will continue to use in upper level English courses. A variety of written and oral assignments help students develop their skills in the discipline. It is suggested, though not required, that students take this course after taking ENG 240. Required of all English majors and minors.

ENG 301 Shakespeare & Company (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 302 American Landscape (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 303 The Victorians (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 304 American Poetry since 1945 (4.00 SH).

ENG 305 American Fiction since 1945 (4.00 SH).

ENG 307 The Family (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 310 Jane Austen (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 312 Women Writers (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 313 Children's Literature (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 314 American Modernism (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 316 Pan American Literature (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 317 Traditions (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 321 American Bestsellers (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 324 Whitman & Dickinson (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 325 World Fiction (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 326 Contemporary Poetry (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 327 British Drama (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 328 Empire Writes Back (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 329 American Gothic (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 330 All The King's Men (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 331 The Roaring Twenties (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 332 Auto/Biography (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 333 Confessions (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro­duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi­vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self-awareness­ and, consequently, self-reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign­ challenges students to take part in an investigation­ of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural­ context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 334O The London Novel (4.00 SH).

ENG 335 Science Fiction (4.00 SH). Prepared by the Intro-duction to Literary Studies and Critical Theory courses to read indi-vidual works closely, students at the 300s level investigate the relationship between texts and the contexts within which they are produced. While these context courses are not seminars, they still call for the development of self˜awareness- and, consequently, self˜reliance. Identifying contexts that are both familiar and foreign- challenges students to take part in an investigation- of their reading and writing experiences in ways that recall, broaden, and deepen the investigations begun in ENG 240. Through the context courses, majors and minors explore their own cultural- context and the cultural assumptions that permeate their ways of making and responding to texts. Prerequisite/co-requisite: successful completion of ENG 240 and 250.

ENG 336 Modernism (4.00 SH).

ENG 337 The Short Story (4.00 SH).

ENG 338 Best Sellers (4.00 SH).

ENG 340 Romanticism (4.00 SH).

ENG 395 Londn: Shakespeare and London (4.00 SH).

ENG 398 20th Cent Brit Fict (4.00 SH).

ENG 401 Drama Criticism (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 403 Cultural Criticism (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 404 Film Criticism (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 405 Feminism (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 407 Autobiography/Biography (4.00 SH).

ENG 408 Reader Response (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 410 Art & The Artist (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 414 Tragedy (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 415 John Irving (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 417 The Epic (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 418 Shakespeare:The History Plays (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 419 Shakespeare:Tragedy (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 420 Romanticism (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 421 Sylvia Plath & Feminism (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 422 Psychoanalysis,Gender & Culture (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 423 Hemingway and Faulkner (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 424 Taken!American Captivity Narratives (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 425 Modern American Poets (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 426 Medieval Literature (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 427 Empire, Revised (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 428 Shakespeare (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 429 Forming Content (4.00 SH). These seminars study literary texts from several critical and theoretical stances. The courses help students­ develop strategies for assessing the ways that meaning becomes evident in texts, in readers,­ and in writers. In addition to reading and interpreting texts within contexts, the 400s semi­nars regard works through or in the light of perspectives offered by critical theories. Not only do students in these seminars complete a higher degree of creative and critical thinking, but they also participate more fully in leading the courses. The inquiry into theory, and when appropriate, its application, stresses independent assessment, peer evaluation, and assertion of ethical choices as they pertain to meaning and contexts. Prerequisite: successful completion of at least two ENG 300s courses.

ENG 431 The Brontes (4.00 SH).

ENG 432 Tudor Literature (4.00 SH).

ENG 433 Visiting with Writers (4.00 SH).

ENG 561 Field Experience/Internship (1.00 SH).

ENG 562 Field Experience/Internship (2.00 SH).

ENG 563 Field Experience/Internship (3.00 SH).

ENG 564 Field Experience/Internship (4.00 SH).

ENG 592 Field Experience/Internship (2.00 SH). These courses are designed to foster on-campus or off-campus participation in a variety of areas. Students select experiences under the guidance of an adviser and are encouraged to consider community service projects as well as more traditional­ internships and field experiences related more closely to the English major. Prerequisite: junior standing.

ENG 594 Field Experience/Internship (4.00 SH). These courses are designed to foster on-campus or off-campus participation in a variety of areas. Students select experiences under the guidance of an adviser and are encouraged to consider community service projects as well as more traditional­ internships and field experiences related more closely to the English major. Prerequisite: junior standing.

ENG 601 English Capstone I (4.00 SH). A course concentrating on the advanced bibliographical tools available to students of literary texts. Students will review, expand, deepen, and broaden their familiarity with library resources and research methods suited particularly to the creation and study of literary texts. The course will culminate in each student’s production of a comprehensive proposal­ for the final independent study project to be completed as part of the requirement for ENG 602. (See also guidelines for College Honors in English.) Prerequisites: advanced junior standing and permission of the department. Prerequisite/co-requisite: ENG 400.

ENG 602 English Capstone II (4.00 SH). An independent study, supervised by a department member, which com­pletes the research proposal developed in ENG 601. The student produces a major paper, series of essays, and creative work and presents the results to the department in an appropriate forum. Prerequisites: successful completion of ENG 601 and senior standing.

ENG 664 Honors Research (4.00 SH).

ENG 674 Honors Research (4.00 SH).

 

Supporting Courses


LENG 139 Literature 18th Cent England (HC) (4.00 SH).

LENG 152 The London Novel (HC) (4.00 SH).

LENG 334 The London Novel (4.00 SH).

LNDN 3323 Shakespeare & London (4.00 SH).

LNDN 3324 British 20th Century Fiction (4.00 SH).

 

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