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ENGL 4820: Honors Seminar

This seminar is designed to help you write an honors thesis that is well-researched, historically and culturally grounded, and responsive to critical trends that have informed your particular topic. It will focus on sharpening the skills needed to write a successful thesis, including research skills, the formulation of an argument,...

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ENGL 3060-014, 015: Modern and Contemporary Literature, Contemporary Fantasy

Since the publication of The Lord of the Rings in the United States in the mid-1960s, fantasy has become immensely popular. However, the fantasy that has become and remains popular tends to be that written in a mode very similar to Tolkien’s, involving quests, Dark Lords, battles between clearly distinguished good guys and bad guys.

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ENGL 3060: Modern and Contemporary Literature for Nonmajors

This course offers a close study of significant 20th-century poetry, drama, and prose works. Readings range from the 1920s to the present.

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ENGL 3000-200: Shakespeare for Nonmajors

This HYBRID-ONLINE course introduces students to the life and work of one of the world's great playwrights. One reason for William Shakespeare's ongoing popularity is the way that his plays ask the big questions: What does it mean to be a person? What is desire? What is the nature of evil?

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ENGL 3000-100: Shakespeare for Nonmajors

This course introduces students to the life and work of one of the world's great playwrights. One reason for William Shakespeare's ongoing popularity is the way that his plays ask the big questions: What does it mean to be a person? What is desire? What is the nature of evil?

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ENGL 3000-001: Shakespeare for Nonmajors

Tales of love, lust, jealousy, and betrayal; mirth and mischief; greed and murder; revenge, mercy, and redemption: welcome to the world of Shakespeare!

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ENGL 1600-001, 002, 003, 004, 005: Masterpieces of American Literature

Masterpieces of American Literature enhances students' understanding of the American literary and artistic heritage through an intensive study of a few centrally significant texts, emphasizing works written before the 20th century.

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ENGL 1420-003: Poetry

This course introduces students to reading poetry by examining the great variety of poems written and composed in English from the very beginning of the English language until recently.

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ENGL 1500-001, 002: Masterpieces of British Literature

This course introduces students to a range of major works of British literature, including at least one play by Shakespeare, a pre-20th century English novel, and works by Chaucer and/or Milton.

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ENGL 1420-001, 002: Poetry

This course introduces students to reading poetry by examining the great variety of poems written and composed in English from the very beginning of the English language until recently.

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