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									LITERATURE & WRITING    Choose from English courses 200-level or above and other courses specified in the class schedule. Designed for the third year for three hours credit Third-year focus on reading significant works of literature and achieving excellence in writing

English 203. Early American Literature Representative American writers from the Colonial through the Romantic period. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 204. Modern American Literature Representative American writers from the Civil War period to the present. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 205. Major World Authors Selected world writers from classical through the modern period with an emphasis on those other than Anglo-American. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 206. Contemporary Southern Fiction An introduction to contemporary Southern novel and short stories through the exploration of established themes. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 210. Major British Authors I Representative British texts from Beowulf through the Restoration. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 211. Major British Authors II Representative British authors from the Romantic movement through the contemporary period. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours

English 256. Desktop Publishing (Computer Science 256) An introduction to desktop publishing and fundamentals of design, including lay-out, formatting, imaging, and publishing. Assignments will include letterhead design, brochures, manuals, newsletters, and web pages using desktop publishing software and equipment. Not for Core or literature credit. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 301. Religious Thought in Literature (Religion 301) A study of literary works which address such theological issues as the need to forgive, the role of the minister, the nature of Christ, the status of the church, and the relation of faith to doubt. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 305. Autobiography as Literature Study of major literary autobiographies from antiquity to the present. Research in autobiographical theory and analysis of the types of literary autobiography. Final project will be the composition of an original autobiographical narrative. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 306. Irish Literature 1880-1949, From Renaissance to Revolution Survey of Irish writing, including fictional prose, poetry, and drama; from British-controlled Victorian Ireland, through the establishment of the Irish Free State, to the independence of the 26 counties of the Irish Republic. Its aim is to familiarize students with aspects of Irish literature in English, including the influence of politics and history on Ireland’s literature. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 308. African-American Literature: A Survey African-American literature, including prose, poetry, and drama, from the 18th century to the present. Emphasis on movements and developments in writing by black Americans, from slave narratives to the novels of Toni Morrison. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 307. Jewish-American Literature Fiction, autobiography, poetry, cultural theory, and literary criticism related to Jews in America. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours

English 309. Native American Literature Survey of Native American literature and culture from the 1770s to the present, with special attention to contemporary Native American authors. . Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 310. Studies in Fiction Novels and short stories from various periods with emphasis on forms, ideas, and techniques. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 311. American Renaissance Literature Examination of American literature and culture from 1840 to 1880. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 312. Literature of the British Enlightenment Survey of literature written in the British Isles from 1660 to 1800 with emphasis on European Neoclassical influences, scientific discovery, and the Industrial Revolution. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 315. Women in Literature (Women’s Studies 315) Extensive exploration of such topics as images, roles, and life stages of women in literature. Discussion and application of feminist perspective. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 330. Poetry and Creative Writing (Creative Writing 330) Poetry from various periods and countries with emphasis on structure and meaning combined with creative writing techniques. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 340. Literature and Film Selected literary genres and their film adaptations with emphasis on verbal and visual language, aesthetic effectiveness, and critical judgment. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 342. Shakespeare in Film and Fiction

A study of reinterpretations of Shakespearean plays in film, dramas, novels, and other genres of contemporary culture. Exploration of how changing the medium changes the message. Emphasis on issues such as power, justice, love, hatred, and loyalty. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 350. Studies in Drama Drama from various periods with emphasis on forms, ideas, and techniques. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 401. Twentieth Century British Literature Poetry, drama, fiction, and the essay from 1900 to the present. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 402. Advanced Studies in Literature An intensive study of a special topic, individual author, or literary movement. Attention to be given to current critical and theoretical issues relevant to the area of study. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. Prerequisite: Junior standing/consent of department head. Credit: 3 hours English 403. Contemporary American Literature Genres of recent American literature, focusing on the issues and themes confronting Americans; contributions by modern ethnic writers. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 404. Renaissance Studies Selections from all major genres of the English Renaissance (1500-1650), including writers such as Spenser, Sidney, Shakespeare, Donne, and Milton. Prerequisites: English 102, 210 Credit: 3 hours English 406. Studies in Romantic British Literature Studies in poetry and prose of selected English Romantic writers with emphasis on the creation and characteristics of the English Romantic Movement. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 407. Studies in Victorian British Literature

An overview of British prose and poetry written between 1830 and 1901 with an emphasis on dominant ideological Preoccupations of the period. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 408. Scottish Literature An overview of Scottish literature from its beginnings to the present with emphasis on the relationship between history and literature. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 411. Southern Literature Significant Southern writers from Colonial to Modern with emphasis on 20th Century works. Prerequisite: English 102 Credit: 3 hours English 420. Shakespeare Representative comedies, histories, and tragedies showing the development of his thought and style. Shakespeare’s world and theatre examined. Prerequisite: English 210 or consent of professor Credit: 3 hours


								
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