English and Communication

English Studies

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
482
Course Credits: 
3

Analysis and synthesis of the practice of English studies, including canon formation, research, methodologies, pedagogy and issues concerning graduate study and other professional options. Work will include in-depth analysis of great works of literature and refining of portfolios and résumés. Normally, senior standing is required.

Great Books Seminar

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
480
Course Credits: 
3

The reading and discussion of selected texts, important for their literary genres and their impact on the history of ideas. An examination of the themes and values of western civilization. Junior-senior standing required.

Shakespeare’s Histories and Tragedies

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
462
Course Credits: 
3

Reading and analysis of Shakespeare’s histories and tragedies; study of Shakespeare’s development as tragic dramatist and poet. Junior-senior standing required or departmental permission.

Shakespeare’s Comedies

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
461
Course Credits: 
3

Reading and analysis of Shakespeare’s comedies; study of comedy techniques and poetic development. Junior-senior standing required or departmental permission.
 

Literature of Continental Europe

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
460
Course Credits: 
3

Study of the structures and themes in the principal works of representative European writers. Junior-senior standing required or departmental permission.

Postcolonial Literature

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
459
Course Credits: 
3

Reading and analysis of literature reflecting the hybridity of cultures in nations which were once part of European empires. Some introductory study of postcolonial theory. Junior-senior standing required, or departmental permission.*

Women Writers

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
382
Course Credits: 
3

Analysis and discussion of works of selected women writers with emphasis on exploration of vital issues from women’s perspectives.

20th Century British and American Poetry

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
370
Course Credits: 
3

Poetry, theory and techniques of modern poets such as Hopkins, Yeats, Eliot, Pound, Frost, Brooks, Plath, Heaney, Collins.

British and American Novels since 1800

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
369
Course Credits: 
3

Reading and discussion of significant British and American novels. Novelists such as Norris, Hemingway, Woolf and Greene may be studied.

Major African-American Writers

Course Prefix: 
EN
Course Number: 
343
Course Credits: 
3

Analysis and discussion of selected works of major African-American authors

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