English

ENGLISH 185: WRITING AND INQUIRY IN THE LIBERAL ARTS (FWRT)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. Introduction to writing and inquiry in the liberal arts, with attention to variations across disciplines and rhetorical situations. Intensive practice in academic reading, writing, and research. Guidance in writing strategies and processes for diverse purposes and genres. First-year writing requirement.

ENGLISH 186: WRITING AND INQUIRY IN THE LIBERAL ARTS FOR MULTILINGUAL STUDENTS (FWRT)

Fall. Credit, three hours. Introduction to writing and inquiry in the liberal arts, with attention to diverse disciplines and situations. Intensive practice in academic reading, writing, and research for students whose native language is not English. Guidance in writing strategies for diverse purposes. First-year writing requirement.

ENGLISH 202: WRITING CENTER PRACTICUM

Fall, Spring. Credit, one hour. Permission required prior to enrollment. Designed as a companion to first semester experience as a Writing Center tutor. Course includes reflection on tutoring experiences and practice in tutoring strategies. Included will be the history of writing centers, theoretical and pedagogical readings, and performing writing center research.

ENGLISH 205: POETRY (HAP)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: English 185. Analysis and appreciation of poetry as an art form. Primary emphasis on the critical essay. Required of English majors and minors.

ENGLISH 215: HISTORY OF DRAMA AND THEATER I (HSC)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. A general history of the theater from its origins through the eighteenth century, focusing on representative dramatic works and on the actor, staging, and audience as they have influenced the development of drama and the theater. May be taken without English 216. Required of theater studies majors. (Same as Theater 215)

ENGLISH 216: HISTORY OF DRAMA AND THEATER II (HSC)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. A general history of the theater from the eighteenth century through the twentieth century, focusing on representative dramatic works and on the actor, staging, and audience as they have influenced the development of drama and the theater. May be taken without English 215. Required of theater studies majors. (Same as Theater 216)

ENGLISH 220: RHETORICAL STUDIES (HAP)

Spring. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: First Year Writing requirement. Introduction to rhetoric and rhetorical analysis. Students will apply the rhetorical traditions of Ancient Greece and Rome to their own writing and speaking. Attention to the ethics of rhetorical practice.

ENGLISH 250: SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: BEGINNINGS TO 1865 (HSC)

Spring. Credit, three hours. Readings in significant American literature to 1865 with attention to cultural and historical backgrounds.

ENGLISH 251: SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: 1865 TO PRESENT (HSC)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. Readings in significant American literature since 1865 with attention to cultural and historical backgrounds.

ENGLISH 255: SURVEY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE TO 1660 (HSC)

Fall. Credit, three hours. Readings in significant English literature to 1660 with attention to cultural and historical backgrounds.

ENGLISH 256: SURVEY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE SINCE 1660 (HSC)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. Readings in significant English literature since 1660 with attention to cultural and historical backgrounds.

ENGLISH 262: SURVEY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1900 (HAP)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. An overview of African American literature since 1900. Study of the major contributors to each period in the genres of fiction, essay, poetry, and nonfiction. (Cross-listed with African American Studies 262)

ENGLISH 270: INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING (HAP)

Spring. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Introductory workshop in creative writing. Normally covers two genres, most often fiction and poetry. Not designed as a sequential prerequisite for other creative writing courses. May not be repeated for credit.

ENGLISH 271: INTRODUCTION TO POETRY WRITING (HAP)

Spring. Credit, four hours. Introductory workshop in poetry writing. Counts as a prerequisite for 300-level Creative Writing workshops but not for Advanced Fiction, Advanced Poetry, or Advanced Playwriting. May not be repeated for credit.

ENGLISH 272: INTRODUCTION TO FICTION WRITING (HAP)

Fall, Spring. Credit, four hours. Introductory workshop in fiction writing. Counts as a prerequisite for 300-level intermediate workshops but not for Advanced Fiction, Advanced Poetry, or Advanced Playwriting. May not be repeated for credit.

ENGLISH 311: SHAKESPEARE (HAP)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. Selected plays from the histories, comedies, tragedies, and romances.

ENGLISH 312: STUDIES IN SHAKESPEARE (HAP)

TBA. Credit, three hours. Special topics in the study of Shakespeare. May include historical approaches, thematic emphases, performance studies, etc.

ENGLISH 317: POETRY AND PROSE OF JOHN MILTON (HAP)

TBA. Credit, three hours. Selected major works (poetry and prose) with particular emphasis on the early lyric verse, Comus, Paradise Lost, and Samson Agonistes.

ENGLISH 330: ROMANTICISM (HAP)

TBA. Credit, three hours. Selected poems of Romantic poets such as Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. Selections from Romantic prose writers such as Hazlitt, DeQuincey, and Lamb.

ENGLISH 336: THE ENGLISH VICTORIAN NOVEL (HAP)

Spring. Credit, three hours. The development of the English novel from the early nineteenth century through the Victorian period, with representative works from novelists such as Austen, the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, and Conrad.

ENGLISH 345: CONTEMPORARY WORLD LITERATURE (HAP)

Fall. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: English 185. World Literature in English since 1950. Selected works may include texts on African, Caribbean, Indian, Pacific, and Canadian literatures.

ENGLISH 348: CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE (HAP)

Fall. Credit, three hours. Selected works from various genres by British and/or American writers from the 1950s to the present.

ENGLISH 357: SOUTHERN LITERATURE (HAP)

Spring. Credit, three hours. Selected works of major contemporary Southern writers, including Faulkner, Wolfe, Warren, and Welty.

ENGLISH 359: STUDIES IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1900-PRESENT (HAP)

Fall, every two years. Credit, four hours. Prerequisite: English 185 or equivalent credit. Major literary traditions of African American writers from 1900 to the present.

ENGLISH 378R: SCREENWRITING (HAP)

Fall. Credit, four hours. A writing-intensive course in the construction and formatting of screenplays, which also broaches various aspects of preproduction planning. Weekly screening required.

ENGLISH 380: TOPICS IN WRITING, RHETORIC, AND LITERACY (HAP OR HSC)

TBA. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: First Year Writing requirement. Select topics or practice in rhetoric, writing, and literacy. Possible topics include writing for specific purposes, rhetorical theory, and digital literacies. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

ENGLISH 381R: TOPICS IN WOMEN'S LITERATURE (HAP)

Spring. Credit, one to four hours. Topics and perspectives vary but may include the political novel or feminist poetics. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course will be accepted toward a major or minor in women's studies.

ENGLISH 384R: CRITICISM (HAP)

Fall (alternate years). Credit, three hours. The relationship of critical theory to various literary forms. Specific material for analysis will vary in successive offerings of this course (writing course).

ENGLISH 389R: SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE (HAP)

Fall, Spring. Credit, one to four hours. Individual literary topics and problems vary. May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

ENGLISH 399R: INDEPENDENT STUDY

Fall, Spring. Credit, one to four hours. For students desiring to pursue a specific individual project of their own design. Students must have project approved by the instructor in advance of preregistration. This course does not satisfy distribution requirements in humanities.