UB Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2007: English

English

Department of English

College of Arts and Sciences
306 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4610

Phone: 716.645.2575
Fax: 716.645.5980
Web: cas.buffalo.edu/english

Cristanne Miller
Chair

Susan Eilenberg
Director of Undergraduate Studies

About the Program

English students explore the expressive power of language primarily through a comprehensive study of the English and American literary tradition; however, this focus often broadens to include other verbal arts, such as drama, folklore, film and video, and foreign works in English translation. Some students also develop their creativity through select courses that emphasize the writing of poetry, prose fiction, and autobiography, as well as playwriting. Our diverse faculty aim to help students become critical readers and writers. Critical readers employ analytical skills of close reading, historical contextualization, and theoretical reflection. Critical writers synthesize the results of their analyses into coherent and original critical essays.

Degree Options

Joint Major. The joint major, a reduced version of the full major, requires a total of nine courses (27 credit hours):
� Two literature courses (6 credit hours) in the ENG 202-ENG 299 range with a minimum GPA in those courses of 2.5
� one course (3 credit hours) of Criticism (ENG 301 Criticism)
� Three courses (9 credit hours) designated as earlier literature, including courses on two of the three early authors: ENG 303 Chaucer, ENG 309-ENG 310 Shakespeare, ENG 315 Milton
� One course (3 credit hours) designated as later literature
� Two courses (6 credit hours) of electives
There is a departmental language requirement for graduation; with a joint major, it is the same as for a full major.
The English department welcomes joint majors with any department that offers that option.

Advisement

New English majors, whether transfers or continuing students, should meet as soon as possible with the director of undergraduate studies to discuss the major and their course schedules. In addition, the department strongly urges all majors and prospective majors to seek out the director�s advice whenever they have questions or problems.

Since all English courses require skills in writing, students should normally complete the university writing skills requirement (ENG 101 and ENG 201) before registering for courses numbered 202 and above. We strongly recommend that students with below a B average in English take no more than 18 credit hours per semester.

Instructors observe the general course descriptions, choosing authors, texts, topics, and approaches to suit their particular interests. More information about particular courses, including detailed descriptions of courses for the coming semester, can be found in the Whole English Catalog; copies are available in the English Undergraduate Office, 303 Clemens Hall.

Academic Requirements

Language Requirement. English majors must fulfill the departmental language requirement by attaining an intermediate level of proficiency in any foreign language, either by passing an examination set by the appropriate language department, or by taking a two-semester intermediate language course. The requirement consists of four semesters, if one starts from the beginning. Double majors may petition to waive the final semester of foreign language study.

Transfer Policy

Generally speaking, any two literature courses taken at an accredited college or university satisfy the English department's requirement for two lower-level literature courses. The department generally accepts up to four junior- or senior-level courses taken elsewhere for upper-level credit. Students with questions regarding the evaluation of transfer credits should see the director of undergraduate studies in 303 Clemens Hall.

Honors, Awards, and Scholarships

Students interested in more intensive, self-guided intellectual inquiry, should consider applying to the honors program. Students who have a minimum English GPA of 3.5, and have completed at least two lower-level and two upper-level English courses, may apply for admission by submitting a writing sample to the English Undergraduate Office (303 Clemens Hall). Once in the honors program, students may enroll in special small honors seminars, and plan, research, and write an honors thesis under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Course credit for honors seminars and the thesis counts toward the 33 credit hours of upper-level work required for the major.

Literary Prizes: The Albert Cook, Mac Hammond, and John Logan Prizes
Through the generosity of an anonymous benefactor, the English department sponsers three creative writing contests and their attendant awards: the Albert Cook Prize, the Mac Hammond Prize, and the John Logan Prize. The competitions are open to all UB undergraduates and graduate students in comparative literature, drama, and English. Prizes are awarded for the three best offerings in poetry, fiction, or drama. The award for each of these prizes is $500.

The Arthur Axlerod Memorial Award
Two prizes of $150 each are awarded for poetry; open to all university undergraduates.

The George Knight Houpt Prize
A $150 prize is awarded for excellence and proficiency in the work of the English department and is limited to graduating English majors.

The Joyce Carol Oates Prize A $200 prize is for the best piece of fiction by a university undergraduate or graduate student.

The Scribblers Prize
A $150 prize is for the best piece of creative writing, fiction or poetry, by a university undergraduate woman.


Literary Prizes Awarded by the Oscar A. Silverman Undergraduate Library (in conjunction with the English department) and the Friends of the University Libraries:

Academy of American Poets Prize
A $100 prize is for the best poem or group of poems submitted by a university undergraduate or graduate student.

The Friends of the University Libraries Undergraduate Poetry Prize
A $100 prize is for poetry only and is open to all university undergraduates.

The competitions for these prizes are held during the spring semester. Further information and advice on submissions for any of these awards are available in the Undergraduate Office of the English Department, 303 Clemens Hall.

Opportunities for Undergraduate Research and Practical Experience

The English Department is one of three collaborating departments (along with Communication and Media Study) which are a part of the relatively new Journalism Certificate Program. This program provides students with a strong educational foundation in writing and reporting for publication, emphasizing hands-on workshops and internships designed to transition students into the professional world.
Students in the English Department not only learn to write critically but can test their skills at writing fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. They may participate in internship opportunities by writing for student publications as well as for outside media outlets.

Notable Program Features

The English Department physically houses the Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Culture, an interdisciplinary research center which studies various aspects of Freudian theory. It also houses the North American Centre for Interdisciplinary Poetics, a web-based free exchange Poetics forum. The English Department regularly sponsors readings and events like the Poetics Plus Poetry Series, Exhibit X Fiction Series, Early Modern Reading Group, and the Buffalo Film Seminars. Each of these provides students with an interesting opportunity to learn about specific aspects of poetry, literature and film, and, often, the chance to meet famous writers in each field.

Career Opportunities/Further Study

English is a humanistic discipline designed to develop our students� intellectual and artistic potentialities, thereby preparing them for any subsequent career. Through their immersion in a rich literary legacy, English majors gain a mastery of language and develop a range of interpretative skills that give them the wisdom, flexibility, and self-knowledge demanded by modern life. Thus, many find rewarding careers in education, law, journalism, business, and other similar vocations that value strong writing skills, analytical ability, and an appreciation of the powerful role of language and literature in the dynamics of contemporary culture. Graduating students receive specific advice concerning career opportunities.

English - B.A.

Acceptance Criteria

Minimum GPA of 2.0.
Completion of the university writing skills requirement.
A minimum GPA of 2.5 in prerequisite courses.

Advising Notes

Bring current UB DARS report directly to the English department.

Prerequisite Courses

Completion of the university writing skills requirement (ENG 101 Writing 1 and ENG 201 Advanced Writing or ENG 102 Writing 2).
Two 200-level literature courses (202-299) with a minimum GPA in those courses of 2.5.

Required Courses

Eleven 300/400-level courses, including:
ENG 301 Criticism
Four courses in earlier literature (before 1830), including courses on two of the three early authors (Shakespeare, Chaucer, Milton)
Two courses in later literature (after 1830)
Four 300/400-level courses as electives
Foreign language courses (0-16 credit hours)*

*Proficiency in a foreign language through the second semester of the second year or its equivalent is required, to be demonstrated through classroom courses or through alternatives outlined on page TK. S/U grading may not be selected for courses taken to fulfill this requirement.

Summary
Total required credit hours for the major: 39-55

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Recommended Sequence of Program Requirements

FIRST YEAR
Fall - ENG 101 or ENG 102; elementary foreign language
Spring - ENG 201 (if not waived), elementary foreign language

SECOND YEAR
Fall - One 200-level English course, intermediate foreign language
Spring - One 200-level English course, one 300-level English course, intermediate foreign language

THIRD YEAR
Fall - ENG 301, one 300/400-level English course
Spring - Two 300/400-level English courses

FOURTH YEAR
Fall - Three 300/400-level English courses
Spring - Three 300/400-level English courses

English - Minor

Acceptance Criteria

Minimum GPA of 2.0 overall.
Completion of the university writing skills requirement.

Required Courses

Two courses of English in the 202-299 range
ENG 301 Criticism
One course in earlier literature
One course in later literature
One elective in the 300-400 range

Advising Notes

Bring current UB DARS report to the English department.

Course Descriptions

ENG 101 Writing 1

Credits:  3
Semester: F Sp Su
Prerequisites:  None
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First semester of the General Education Writing Skills Requirement for students required to take both ENG 101 and ENG 201. Practice in developing essays with variable emphases on purpose, subject, audience, persuasion, in constructing mature sentences and paragraphs, and in revising. Introduces documenting and writing from sources. Twenty-five pages of graded, revised writing, excluding first drafts, exercises, and quizzes. Students may not receive credit for both ENG 101 and ESL 407.

ENG 102 Writing 2

Credits:  3
Semester: F Sp Su
Prerequisites:  None
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Fulfills the General Education Writing Skills Requirement for students exempted from ENG 101. Reviews essay, paragraph, and sentence development during the first half of the semester. Conceptualizing and conducting original research, culminating in a major research essay using both library and online materials during the second half of the semester. Twenty-five pages of graded, revised writing, excluding first drafts, exercises, and quizzes.

ENG 201 Advanced Writing 1

Credits:  3
Semester: F Sp Su
Prerequisites:  ENG 101
Corequisites:  None
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Second semester of the General Education Writing Skills Requirement for students required to take both ENG 101 and ENG 201. ENG 201 also fulfills the Humanities requirement of General Education. Practice in developing complex interpretations of human experience and values as represented in various media. Conceptualizing and conducting original research, culminating in a major research essay using both library and online materials. Twenty-five pages of graded, revised writing, excluding first drafts, exercises, and quizzes. Students may not receive credit for both ENG 201 and ESL 408.

ENG 202 Advanced Writing: Technical

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Specialized styles of writing including technical, academic, journalistic, and scientific writing. Description of individual sections available each semester prior to registration.

ENG 205 Writing Prose Fiction 1

Credits:  3
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Basic techniques of fiction writing, emphasizing the short story.

ENG 206 Writing Prose Fiction 2

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Basic techniques of fiction writing, emphasizing the short story.

ENG 211 Books of the Environmental Movement

Credits:  3
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Careful reading and discussion of key writings, past and present, of the American environmental movement. Authors studied include Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, Barry Commoner, and others.

ENG 214 Books: The Top Ten

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The top ten books recommended in an annual survey of the University at Buffalo faculty as reading without which no undergraduate should have finished his/her education. This course serves as a short, basic introduction to general education.

ENG 221 World Literature I

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Selected key texts of world literature in translation.

ENG 222 World Literature II

Credits:  3
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Selected key texts of world literature in translation.

ENG 231 British Writers I

Credits:  3
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Literature of Britain and Ireland, from the beginnings to the late eighteenth century.

ENG 232 British Writers II

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Literature of Britain and Ireland, from the late eighteenth century to the present.

ENG 241 American Writers I

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Literature of the United States, from beginnings to the Civil War.

ENG 242 American Writers II

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Literature of the United States, from Reconstruction to the present.

ENG 251 Literary Types: Short Fiction

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Introduces the special qualities of the short story from Boccaccio to such modern masters as Joyce, Kafka, Carver, and O�Connor.

ENG 252 Literary Types: Poetry

Credits:  3
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Introduces the study of poetry.

ENG 253 Literary Types: Novel

Credits:  3
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Introduces the study of the novel.

ENG 254 Literary Types: Science Fiction

Credits:  3
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Surveys some of the major moments in the evolution of science fiction: Clarke, Delany, Le Guin, and Verne, plus such movies as 2001: A Space Odyssey and Blade Runner.

ENG 256 Literary Types: Film

Credits:  3
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Introduces the study of film.

ENG 258 Literary Types: Mysteries

Credits:  3
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Introduces the study of mysteries.

ENG 259 Literary Types: Drama

Credits:  3
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Introduces the study of drama.

ENG 261 Special Topics

Credits:  3
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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

A study in a current topic of interest.

ENG 262 Literary Types: Authors

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Concentrated and detailed study of the works, biography, and milieu of a single author, chosen by the instructor.

ENG 263 Literary Types: Authors

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Concentrated and detailed study of the works, biography, and milieu of a single author, chosen by the instructor.

ENG 268 Literary Authors: Irish Literature

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Concentrated study of the work and milieu of a group of Irish writers.

ENG 270 Asian American Authors

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Concentrated study of the work and milieu of a group of Asian American authors.

ENG 271 Literary Approaches: Literature and Psychology

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Introduces some basic texts of modern psychology, with applications to works of literature.

ENG 272 Literary Approaches: Women Writers

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Introduces the study of writings by women, chosen by the individual instructor.

ENG 273 Best Sellers

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Studies the phenomenon of the �best seller� in both past cultures and the contemporary scene.

ENG 274 Feminist Approaches to Literature

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Introduces feminist theory and its applications to literary texts.

ENG 275 African American Literature

Credits:  3
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Surveys African American Literature, including Douglass, DuBois, Hughes, Morrison, Hurston, etc.

ENG 276 Literature and the Law

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Studies the interactions between the law and great works of fiction by Kafka, Dickens, Shakespeare, and others.

ENG 277 Introduction to U.S. Latino Literature

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Explores the variety of cultural works produced by U.S. Latino/a writers and artists, from poetry and plays to novels and films.

ENG 278 Modern African-American Writers

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Surveys the rich spectrum of literature written by African-American writers in the last fifty years.

ENG 280 American Women Writers

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Explores central themes in the emergence of American women�s poetry and fiction.

ENG 281 Special Topics

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

A study in a current topic of interest.

ENG 291 Legal and Literary Interpretation

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Explores the close parallelism between the analytical and interpretative skills demanded by the law and legal matters and the structure and operation of literary works and documents.

ENG 299 Humanities One

Credits:  3
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A broad introduction to the humanities: literature, film, art, drama, folklore, and more. Specialists from various departments and special visitors discuss their fields of inquiry.

ENG 301 Criticism

Credits:  3
Semester: F Sp
Prerequisites:  English majors only
Corequisites:  None
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Introduces the craft of literary criticism, including techniques of close reading, two or more sorts of literary theory, and strategies for writing and revising critical papers.

ENG 302 Old English

Credits:  3
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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Anglo-Saxon language and literary texts, including Beowulf, with suggested outside reading from other early medieval Germanic literatures (Icelandic saga, the Niebelungenlied).

ENG 303 Chaucer

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Focuses on the Canterbury Tales.

ENG 304 Middle English Literature

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Focuses on Chaucer�s works other than the Canterbury Tales, and/or on other Middle English texts.

ENG 305 Medieval Literature

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Various topics from Old English, Middle English, and Continental medieval literatures in translation.

ENG 306 Medieval and Early English Drama

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Mystery play cycles, morality plays, secular drama before Shakespeare.

ENG 307 Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Selected plays from 1560 to 1630, excluding Shakespeare.

ENG 308 Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Selected plays from 1560 to 1630, excluding Shakespeare.

ENG 309 Shakespeare: Earlier Plays

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Primarily histories and comedies.

ENG 310 Shakespeare: Later Plays

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Primarily tragedies and romances.

ENG 311 Renaissance Literature

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Mostly nondramatic literature from More to Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe, Donne, and Jonson.

ENG 312 Renaissance Literature

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Mostly nondramatic literature from More to Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe, Donne, and Jonson.

ENG 313 The Seventeenth Century

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Mostly nondramatic literature from Donne, Wroth, Jonson, and Bacon, to Marvell, Milton, Bunyan, Dryden, and the radical prophets and prophetesses of the English Revolution.

ENG 314 The Seventeenth Century

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Mostly nondramatic literature from Donne, Wroth, Jonson, and Bacon, to Marvell, Milton, Bunyan, Dryden, and the radical prophets and prophetesses of the English Revolution.

ENG 315 Milton

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Paradise Lost and other works in social and literary context.

ENG 316 Eighteenth-Century Literature

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Poetry and prose in Britain from 1688 to the age of the French Revolution.

ENG 318 Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Selected plays by such figures as Aphra Behn, John Gay, Oliver Goldsmith, and Richard Sheridan.

ENG 319 Eighteenth Century English Novel

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

The novel's emergence as a literary form, focusing on works by Behn, Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Burney, Sterne, and others.

ENG 320 Romantic Movement

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Prose and poetry from 1780 to 1832, emphasizing Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Shelley, and Byron.

ENG 322 Victorian Age

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Satisfies later literature requirement

British literature and culture from 1832 to 1901; authors include Carlyle, Ruskin, Gaskell, Dickens, Eliot, Barrett Browning, Browning, Rossetti, Tennyson, and others.

ENG 323 Victorian Age

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Satisfies later literature requirement

British literature and culture from 1832 to 1901; authors include Carlyle, Ruskin, Gaskell, Dickens, Eliot, Barrett Browning, Browning, Rossetti, Tennyson, and others.

ENG 325 Nineteenth-Century English Novel

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Satisfies later literature requirement

Fiction by selected writers of the period from Austen, the Brontes, and Mary Shelley to Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, and Conrad.

ENG 326 Modern English Novel

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Satisfies later literature requirement

Fiction of Britain and Ireland since 1870.

ENG 327 Modern British Literature

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Satisfies later literature requirement.

Literature of the twentieth century and its aesthetic and ideological antecedants.

ENG 328 Rethinking Bodies

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Though the human body has often been thought of as the unproblematic (if perhaps inferior) partner of the mind, recent studies in psychoanalysis, gender, and cultural history have made it evident that at different times and places, societies have inscribed different ideas, attitudes and cultural assumptions on the body. This course investigates these problematic aspects of body and mind through both fiction and non-fiction and from within our own culture and via cross-culture comparisons.

ENG 329 Studies in British Literature

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Selected topics in the literature of Britain and Ireland, chosen by the instructor: pre-Raphaelitism and decadence, the Oxford movement, English travelers and explorers, the Irish literary revival, the criminal in eighteenth-century literature.

ENG 330 Studies in British Literature

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Selected topics in the literature of Britain and Ireland, chosen by the instructor: pre-Raphaelitism and decadence, the Oxford movement, English travelers and explorers, the Irish literary revival, the criminal in eighteenth-century literature.

ENG 332 Early American Literature

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Writing from 1630 to 1750, with special attention to the Puritan tradition.

ENG 333 American Literature, 1828�1865

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Satisfies later literature requirement

Writings of Emerson, Thoreau, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Sedgwick, Douglass, Jacobs, Stowe, Dickinson, and Whitman.

ENG 334 American Literature, 1865�1914

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Satisfies later literature requirement

Realism and naturalism; Twain, James, DuBois, Wharton, Chopin, Stein, London, and Dreiser.

ENG 335 Nineteenth-Century American Novel

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Satisfies later literature requirement

Selected novels by Cooper, Melville, Hawthorne, Alcott, Douglass, Stowe, Jacobs, Twain, and James.

ENG 336 Modern American Novel

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
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Selected novels by James, Wharton, and Stein; through Dreiser, Gilman, Cather, Faulkner, Larsen, Wright, Hurston, Dos Passos, Ellison, Ford, Morrison, and Kingston.

ENG 337 Modern American Literature

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Satisfies later literature requirement

First semester: 1914�1945.

ENG 338 Modern American Literature

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Second semester: 1945-present.

ENG 339 American Poetry

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Satisfies later literature requirement

Selected American poets, primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; emphasizing American cultural contexts, national identity, vernacular language, and formal innovations.

ENG 340 American Drama

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Special attention to the twentieth century.

ENG 341 Multicultural Autobiography

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Examines autobiographies as complex examples of culture, of lived experience within culture, and as textual representations of cultural reciprocity and transvaluation.

ENG 342 Studies in American Literature

Credits:  3
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Satisfies later literature requirement

Selected texts and topics in the literature of the United States and Canada chosen by the instructor: the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Mountain School, domestic literature, etc.

ENG 343 Native American Literature

Credits:  3
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Studies the oral and written literature of Native Americans.

ENG 344 Visions of America

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Texts in which American writers attempt to create, define, or revise our sense of a national culture are read in detail and within their larger cultural contexts.

ENG 345 Studies in English and American Literature

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Type:  LEC

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Satisfies later literature requirement

Selected topics emphasizing the transatlantic connections of literature written in English; transatlantic Puritanism, literature of the �new woman,� Freud and modern fiction, literature of World War I, family history.

ENG 346 Studies in English and American Literature

Credits:  3
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Type:  LEC

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Satisfies later literature requirement

Selected topics emphasizing the transatlantic connections of literature written in English; transatlantic Puritanism, literature of the �new woman,� Freud and modern fiction, literature of World War I, family history.

ENG 348 Family History

Credits:  3
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A representative sampling of modern American fiction that focuses on issues and problems of family history.

ENG 349 Modern Poetry

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Satisfies later literature requirement

A careful reading and analysis of the major modern British and American poets, in relation to movements of modern thought and action.

ENG 350 Modern Poetry

Credits:  3
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Type:  LEC

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Satisfies later literature requirement

A careful reading and analysis of the major modern British and American poets, in relation to movements of modern thought and action.

ENG 351 Modern Drama

Credits:  3
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Satisfies later literature requirement

Selections from English and Continental dramatists since World War I.

ENG 352 Modern Novel

Credits:  3
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Significant novelists, English, American, and Continental, since the rise of naturalism.

ENG 353 European Fiction

Credits:  3
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Continental fiction writers since the eighteenth century, emphasizing Balzac, Stendhal, Flaubert, Proust, Dostoevski, Tolstoy, Zola, Kafka, Mann, Camus, Beckett.

ENG 354 European Fiction

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Continental fiction writers since the eighteenth century, emphasizing Balzac, Stendhal, Flaubert, Proust, Dostoevski, Tolstoy, Zola, Kafka, Mann, Camus, Beckett.

ENG 355 European Drama

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Plays illustrating major developments in Continental dramatic literature.

ENG 357 Contemporary Literature

Credits:  3
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Texts in English and other languages illustrating significant currents in the literature of our day.

ENG 358 Experimental Fiction

Credits:  3
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Satisfies later literature requirement

Novels and short stories of the modernist and postmodernist movements, with special attention to experimental techniques and the rationales that underlie them.

ENG 359 The Bible as Literature

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Extensive reading in the Bible, with some consideration of modern biblical scholarship; explores the more important uses of religious and biblical ideas in various periods of English and American literature.

ENG 360 The Bible as Literature

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Extensive reading in the Bible, with some consideration of modern biblical scholarship; explores the more important uses of religious and biblical ideas in various periods of English and American literature.

ENG 361 Folklore

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Content, structure, and function of traditional folklore genres (tale, myth, ballad, riddle, proverb), theoretical and practical survey of oral forms and oral history using major folklore collections, both printed and recorded.

ENG 362 Folklore

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Content, structure, and function of traditional folklore genres (tale, myth, ballad, riddle, proverb), theoretical and practical survey of oral forms and oral history using major folklore collections, both printed and recorded.

ENG 363 Children�s Literature

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Type:  LEC

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Literary works primarily written for or read by children.

ENG 365 African American Literature

Credits:  3
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Satisfies later literature requirement

Historical review of African-American writers from the eighteenth century to the present.

ENG 366 African American Literature

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Satisfies later literature requirement

Historical review of African-American writers from the eighteenth century to the present.

ENG 367 Literature and Psychology

Credits:  3
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Methods and basic texts of modern psychology (psychoanalysis, theory of archetypes, Lacanian theory), and their application to works of literature.

ENG 368 Literature and Psychology

Credits:  3
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Methods and basic texts of modern psychology (psychoanalysis, theory of archetypes, Lacanian theory), and their application to works of literature.

ENG 369 Literature and the History of Ideas

Credits:  3
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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Major literary and philosophical texts of Western culture in their historical contexts, read as imaginative strategies or modes of consciousness responding to perennial human problems.

ENG 370 Multimedia Literature

Credits:  3
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Addresses the meeting of literature and technology by examining multimedia fiction, poetry, and criticism available on CD-ROM and the World Wide Web.

ENG 372 Special Topics

Credits:  3
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A study in a current topic of interest.

ENG 373 Biography and Autobiography

Credits:  3
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Reading and analyzing major biographies and autobiographies from antiquity to the present.

ENG 374 Best Sellers

Credits:  3
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Satisfies later literature requirement

Selected titles in fiction and nonfiction from current best-seller lists: their artistic, cultural, ideological, and social significance; relationships among commercial, pop, and high art standards.

ENG 375 Heaven, Hell, and Judgment: Myth and Image

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Examines the iconography and literature of the sacred tradition in art.

ENG 376 Approaches to Literature: Popular Culture

Credits:  3
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Satisfies later literature requirement

Studies the effects of mass culture on the popular arts, with relevant theory.

ENG 377 Modern Poetry, Painting, and Music

Credits:  3
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Satisfies later literature requirement

Addresses the interdisciplinary topic of the relationship of modern poetry to developments in music and the visual arts.

ENG 378 Approaches to Literature: Science Fiction

Credits:  3
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Satisfies later literature requirement

Advanced study of science fiction works by such authors as Clarke, Lem, Delany, and LeGuin, with related films.

ENG 379 Film Genres

Credits:  3
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Type:  LEC/LAB

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Studies various film genres (melodrama, horror, film noir, comedy, science fiction, westerns) and sub-genres (maternal melodrama, splatter films, police procedurals, cyberpunk) as artistic texts and as Hollywood marketing strategies.

ENG 380 Postcolonial Literature

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Focuses on literary works produced by people living in countries formerly colonized by other nations or by people living in diasporic communities whose connections can be traced back to locations such as Africa, Australia, South Asia, the Caribbean, China, India, Ireland, New Zealand, or Pakistan.

ENG 381 Mythology

Credits:  3
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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Considers mythology both as a kind of knowing and as �sacred stories� in religion, literature, anthropology, psychoanalysis, and science.

ENG 382 Books of the Ancient Mayas

Credits:  3
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Close study of Mayan texts, alphabetic and hieroglyphic, in English translation.

ENG 383 Literature and Society

Credits:  3
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Problems in the relations of literature to history, society, and culture, as chosen by the instructor.

ENG 384 Short Fiction

Credits:  3
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Satisfies later literature requirement

An advanced course in short fiction from the middle ages to the present, selected by the individual instructor.

ENG 385 Literature and Gender

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Studies the way literature contributes to and challenges the gender divisions in culture and society.

ENG 389 Creative Writing: Poetry

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Workshop in techniques of writing poetry, demanding regular verse productions by the student.

ENG 390 Creative Writing: Poetry

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Workshop in techniques of writing poetry, demanding regular verse productions by the student.

ENG 391 Creative Writing: Fiction

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Workshop in forms of the novel and short story: techniques of narration, exposition, structural experimentation, thematic invention.

ENG 392 Creative Writing: Fiction

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Workshop in forms of the novel and short story: techniques of narration, exposition, structural experimentation, thematic invention.

ENG 393 Ethics in Journalism

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Examines the ethical considerations that confront journalists in print and electronic media.

ENG 394 Journalism: Words and Pictures

Credits:  3
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Type:  LEC

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Introduces documentary and journalistic issues in the media age.

ENG 395 Writing Workshop

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  TUT

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Intensive practice in writing; specific approach chosen by instructor.

ENG 396 Writing Workshop

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  TUT

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Intensive practice in writing; specific approach chosen by instructor.

ENG 397 Literary Journalism

Credits:  3
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Workshop in forms of writing about books and intellectual issues, not specifically limited to the academic or scholarly community: book reviews, magazine editorials, nontechnical nonfiction. LEC

ENG 398 Journalism

Credits:  3
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Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Specific problems of journalistic writing chosen by instructor. LEC

ENG 399 Journalism

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Specific problems of journalistic writing chosen by instructor. LEC

ENG 400 Honors Seminar

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

See description of departmental honors program.

ENG 401 Honors Seminar

Credits:  3
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Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

May satisfy earlier or later requirement.

See description of departmental honors program.

ENG 407 Authors: James Joyce

Credits:  3
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Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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Concentrated and detailed study of the works, biography, and milieu of a single author, chosen by instructor.

ENG 409 Mark Twain

Credits:  3
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Type:  SEM

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Concentrated and detailed study of the works, biography, and milieu of a single author, chosen by instructor.

ENG 410 Authors: Dickens and Conrad

Credits:  3
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Type:  SEM

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Concentrated and detailed study of the works, biography, and milieu of a single author, chosen by instructor.

ENG 411 William Faulkner

Credits:  3
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Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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Concentrated and detailed study of the works, biography, and milieu of a single author, chosen by instructor.

ENG 412 Authors

Credits:  3
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Type:  SEM

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Concentrated and detailed study of the works, biography, and milieu of a single author, chosen by instructor.

ENG 413 Film Directors

Credits:  3
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Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Examines the films of individual directors, both Hollywood and European.

ENG 414 Authors

Credits:  3
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Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Concentrated and detailed study of the works, biography, and milieu of a single author, chosen by instructor.

ENG 417 Epic Literature

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Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Two or more of the major epics of English or world literature (Homer, Virgil, Beowulf, Tasso, Milton) viewed in the context of epic theory, from Aristotle to the present; works of prose fiction that have arguably epic dimensions (Tolstoy�s War and Peace, Mann�s Buddenbrooks), chosen by instructor.

ENG 418 Epic Literature

Credits:  3
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Type:  SEM

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Satisfies earlier literature requirement

Two or more of the major epics of English or world literature (Homer, Virgil, Beowulf, Tasso, Milton) viewed in the context of epic theory, from Aristotle to the present; works of prose fiction that have arguably epic dimensions (Tolstoy�s War and Peace, Mann�s Buddenbrooks), chosen by instructor.

ENG 420 Film Theory

Credits:  3
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Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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What is cinema? Is it about movement or time? What is the role of off-screen space? Why is it taboo for a character to look at the camera? Do close-ups bring us closer to objects on screen, increase their scale, or open up a new dimension of space? We pursue these and other questions in studies of the ontological nature of film.

ENG 421 Comedy

Credits:  3
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Reading and analyzing major figures of comedy from Aristophanes to the present; theories of comedy tested against specific literary works.

ENG 423 Satire

Credits:  3
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Reading and analyzing major satirists, from classical literature to the present; theories of satire tested against specific literary works.

ENG 424 Satire

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Reading and analyzing major satirists, from classical literature to the present; theories of satire tested against specific literary works.

ENG 425 Lyric Poetry

Credits:  3
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Type:  SEM

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Focuses on the lyric poetry tradition from the medieval period to the postmodern, with attention to formal traditions and innovations.

ENG 426 Studies in Genre

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM/REC

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Similar to ENG 251-ENG 260 but utilizing texts, methodologies, and theories of greater sophistication and scope; requires mastery of advanced analytical skills.

ENG 427 Studies in the Novel

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Similar to ENG 251-ENG 260 but utilizing texts, methodologies, and theories of greater sophistication and scope; requires mastery of advanced analytical skills.

ENG 428 Studies in Genre: Drama

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Similar to ENG 251-ENG 260 but utilizing texts, methodologies, and theories of greater sophistication and scope; requires mastery of advanced analytical skills.

ENG 429 Studies in Genre

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Similar to ENG 251-ENG 260 but utilizing texts, methodologies, and theories of greater sophistication and scope; requires mastery of advanced analytical skills.

ENG 430 Topics in African American History

Credits:  3
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Type:  SEM

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Selected readings in African American literature chosen by the instructor.

ENG 431 Critical Theory

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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Reading and analyzing selected theories of criticism and of literary texts that illustrate them.

ENG 432 Critical Theory

Credits:  3
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Type:  SEM

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Reading and analyzing selected theories of criticism and of literary texts that illustrate them.

ENG 433 Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

For advanced students.

ENG 434 Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

For advanced students.

ENG 435 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

For advanced students.

ENG 436 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

For advanced students.

ENG 437 Advanced Writing Workshop

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

For advanced students working in forms other than poetry or fiction.

ENG 439 Social Documentary

Credits:  3
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Work of important documentary artists in various genres (literary, cinematic, photographic), field research and production of a work of social documentation (film, videotape, series of photographs, transcribed interviews, articles).

ENG 440 Social Documentary

Credits:  3
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Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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Work of important documentary artists in various genres (literary, cinematic, photographic), field research and production of a work of social documentation (film, videotape, series of photographs, transcribed interviews, articles).

ENG 441 Cinema

Credits:  3 \ 1
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC/LAB

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Viewing and analyzing selected films.

ENG 442 Cinema

Credits:  3 \ 1
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC/LAB

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Viewing and analyzing selected films.

ENG 445 Literature in Translation

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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Major texts in English translation, viewed in light of cultural and aesthetic cross-currents, chosen by the instructor.

ENG 446 Literature in Translation

Credits:  3
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Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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Major texts in English translation, viewed in light of cultural and aesthetic cross-currents, chosen by the instructor.

ENG 447 Mythology of the Americas

Credits:  3
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Type:  LEC

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Close reading of selected myths from the Americas as expressed by storytellers, speechmakers, and singers, and in Native American writing systems.

ENG 454 Problems in Literature: Critical Theory

Credits:  3
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Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Reading and analysis of selected theories of criticism and of literary texts that illustrate them.

ENG 455 Problems in Literature

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Reading and analysis of selected themes chosen by the instructor.

ENG 461 Playwriting Workshop

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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A workshop class that gives attention to dialogue, characterization, thematic development, and the dramatic structure of plays, with classes centering on students� work in progress, and assigned plays by contemporary authors.

ENG 462 Playwriting Workshop

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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A workshop class that gives attention to dialogue, characterization, thematic development, and the dramatic structure of plays, with classes centering on students� work in progress, and assigned plays by contemporary authors.

ENG 470 Special Topics

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

A study in a current topic of interest.

ENG 475 Special Topics

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

A study in a current topic of interest.

ENG 484 Special Topics

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

A study in a current topic of interest.

ENG 487 Special Topics

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

A study in a current topic of interest.

ENG 493 Special Topics

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  SEM

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

A study in a current topic of interest.

ENG 496 Writing Internship

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  TUT

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Supervised writing in a work setting, by arrangement between the English department, the student, and the employer.

ENG 497 Honors Thesis

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  TUT

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

See description of departmental honors program.

ENG 499 Independent Study

Credits:  1 - 6
Semester:
Prerequisites:  permission of instructor
Corequisites:  None
Type:  TUT

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The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

Guided reading and directed research under individual faculty advisors. See special instructions.

 

Updated: Apr 12, 2006 11:54:14 AM