BOOKS AND LIGHTBULBS

ENGL 3026: Syntax, Citation, Analysis - Writing About Literature (Spring 2020)

Sections 001 and 002: Students hone their writing skills in this course by learning how to analyze sentence structure in several literary texts. They will also practice writing about literature for both academic and general audiences, while using their refined knowledge of syntax to craft their own sentences. At the...

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ENGL 3164: History and Literature of Georgian Britain (A&S Core) (Spring 2020)

Provides an interdisciplinary study of England in one of its most vibrant cultural and historical periods. Topics include politics, religion, family life, and the ways contemporary authors understood their world. Taught by Dr. Jillian Heydt-Stevenson . Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) only. Additional Information:...

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ENGL 4023/5023: Intermediate Old English II - Beowulf (Spring 2020)

Beowulf is much stranger, sadder, and more timely than you think. Experience the poem in its original language, using the skills built in Introduction to Old English (Engl 4003/5003)! Students will produce daily translations, and seminar-style class discussions will involve both linguistic and literary aspects of this enigmatic poem. Reading...

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ENGL 3060: Modern and Contemporary Literature for Nonmajors (Spring 2020)

Close study of significant 20th-century poetry, drama, and prose works. Readings range from 1920s to the present. Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) only. Additional Information: Arts Sci Core Curr: Literature and the Arts Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities Departmental Category: General Literature and...

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ENGL 1800: American Ethnic Literatures - Hip Hop Cultures (CORE) (Spring 2020)

This course explores the evolution of hip hop from its roots in the South Bronx to its worldwide influence in the present day--from Kendrick Lamar to Cardi B, Drake to Megan Thee Stallion. We’ll use the tools of close reading and literary analysis to study hip hop’s many forms and...

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ENGL 1600: Introduction to American Literature (Spring 2020)

Introduces students to the American literary tradition through intensive study of centrally significant texts and genres. Additional Information: Arts Sci Core Curr: Literature and the Arts Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities Departmental Category: General Literature and Language

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ENGL 1500: Introduction to British Literature (Spring 2020)

Introduces students to the British literary tradition through intensive study of centrally significant texts and genres. Additional Information: Arts Sci Core Curr: Literature and the Arts Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities Departmental Category: General Literature and Language

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ENGL 1420: Poetry (Spring 2020)

Introduces students to how to read a poem by examining the great variety of poems written and composed in English from the very beginning of the English language until recently. Additional Information: Arts Sci Core Curr: Literature and the Arts Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities Departmental Category: General Literature...

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ENGL 1230: Environmental Literature (Spring 2020)

Introduces students to the tradition of nature writing dating from Romanticism through realist and experimental contemporary literary texts. Students will study key terms and concepts related to the environment such as anthropocentrism, bioregionalism, eco-cosmopolitanism, environmental justice, deep ecology, and posthumanism. They will apply them to different literary genres toward developing...

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ENGL 3544: The Long Eighteenth Century - Satire, Sense, and Sentiment (Spring 2020)

The period of English history that runs from 1660 into the early 19th century was a period of extraordinary change. Great Britain became by 1800 the most powerful nation in the world. During the period we will study, it experienced a revolution that brought in a new ruling family; it...

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