ENG - Literature

ENG104 Introduction to Literature - Fiction

3 credits     (3 lec hrs/wk)  Reading, analysis, and appreciation of significant works of fiction, especially short stories, with emphasis on the fiction writer's craft. Presents methods of in-depth critical reading that serve as a basis for further study and enjoyment of literature.

ENG105 Introduction to Literature - Drama

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  Reading, analysis, and appreciation of significant works of drama and the elements of dramatic literature (setting, theme, characterization and language) serve as a basis for further study and enjoyment of drama.

ENG106 Introduction to Literature - Poetry

3 credits     (3 lec hrs/wk)  Reading, analysis, and appreciation of significant poems, how they are written and how they speak to human concerns. Presents those elements of poetry, language, form, metrics, style, and voice that serve as a basis for further study and enjoyment of poetry.

ENG107 World Literature

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  This course introduces the student to key literary works and authors of World Literature from the Ancient and Classical foundations to the Middle Ages. Students should consider taking History of Western Civilization concurrently.

ENG108 World Literature

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  This course introduces the student to key literary works and authors of World Literature from the late Middle Ages and Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Students should consider taking History of Western Civilization concurrently.

ENG109 World Literature

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  This course introduces the student to key literary works and authors of World Literature from Romanticism to modern and contemporary writings. Occasional study of literature of other cultures may be introduced. Students should consider taking History of Western Civilization concurrently.

ENG198/298 Independent Study in Literature

1-3 credits    (hrs to be arranged)  Prerequisite: Instructor consent.

ENG201 Shakespeare

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  This course is an introduction to Shakespeare’s early dramatic literature with an emphasis on the timelessness of his ideas and themes, the formal demands of drama, and the development of the artist. The plays for this term are drawn from early histories and comedies.

ENG204 Survey of English Literature

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  Discusses the literary documents and authors of the British Isles from Anglo-Saxon beginnings through the sixteenth century. Surveys surviving Celtic materials and their influence on British literature. Focuses on, but is not necessarily limited to, characteristic works and major figures of the period.

ENG205 Survey of English Literature

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  This course discusses the literary documents and authors of the British Isles from the sixteenth century through the early nineteenth century. The study will focus on characteristic works and major figures of the period.

ENG206 Survey of English Literature

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  This course discusses the literary documents and authors of the British Isles of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and the historic context.

ENG262 Worlds and Writings of J.R.R. Tolkien

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  Examines and evaluates the works of Tolkien, Tolkien's role in the creation of the genre of fantasy literature, and the ways in which Tolkien's works reflect 20th century concerns about power and the environment.



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