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ENGLISH MINOR

Complete 19 semester hours, including the following 2 requirement(s):

  1. Complete for 4 semester hours.

    ENGL 300 The Pursuits of English 4
  2. Complete 15 semester hours from the following as prescribed by your adviser:

    ENFL 208 Introduction to the Film 3
    ENFL 250 Major Film Directors 3
    ENFL 255 World Film 3
    ENFL 260 Major Film Genres 3
    ENFL 310 Screenwriting I 3
    ENFL 350 Three Directors 3
    ENFL 356 The Contemporary Film 3
    ENFL 357 American Film to 1945 3
    ENFL 358 American Film 1945 to the Present 3
    ENFL 360 Film Comedy 3
    ENFL 392 Analysis of Cinematic Movement 3
    ENFL 410 Screenwriting II 3
    ENFL 490 Special Topics in Film Studies 3
    ENFL 496 Seminar in Film 3
    ENGL 200 The Pursuits of English 4
    ENGL 219 The Holocaust and the American Press: Before, During and After 3
    ENGL 234 American Drama 3
    ENGL 237 Black Women Writers: US 3
    ENGL 238 Black Writers in the United States: A Survey 3
    ENGL 239 Social Protest Literature in America 3
    ENGL 240 English Literature I: Beginnings to 1660 3
    ENGL 241 English Literature II: 1660 to Present 3
    ENGL 247 The Augustan Age 3
    ENGL 248 From Sensibility to Romanticism 3
    ENGL 250 Special Topics in English or American Literature 3
    ENGL 254 English Drama: Beginnings to 1642 3
    ENGL 256 English Novel to 1900 3
    ENGL 260 Art of Poetry 3
    ENGL 262 Art of Fiction 3
    ENGL 263 Art of Drama 3
    ENGL 275 Vietnam War and American Culture 3
    ENGL 294 Women Poets 3
    ENGL 300 The Pursuits of English 4
    ENGL 301 The Novels of Toni Morrison 3
    ENGL 305 Young Adult Literature 3
    ENGL 324 American Poetry to 1940 3
    ENGL 325 American Poetry: World War II to Present 3
    ENGL 326 Early American Literature 3
    ENGL 333 Literature of American Renaissance 3
    ENGL 336 American Literary Realism 3
    ENGL 337 Modern American Fiction 3
    ENGL 338 Contemporary American Fiction 3
    ENGL 343 Milton 3
    ENGL 344 Chaucer 3
    ENGL 345 Middle English Literature 3
    ENGL 346 19th Century English Romantic Literature 3
    ENGL 347 Victorian Prose and Poetry 3
    ENGL 348 Renaissance Literature 3
    ENGL 353 Shakespeare: Comedies-Histories 3
    ENGL 354 Shakespeare: Tragedies-Romances 3
    ENGL 356 Modern British Fiction 1900-1945 3
    ENGL 357 Postwar British Fiction 1946-1990 3
    ENGL 358 Recent British Fiction 1990-Present 3
    ENGL 359 James Joyce 3
    ENGL 364 Contemporary Poetry 3
    ENGL 365 Poetry and Performance 3
    ENGL 370 English Independent Study I 2-3
    ENGL 371 English Independent Study II 2-3
    ENGL 393 American Political Novel Since 1900 3
    ENGL 401 Old English Language and Literature 3
    ENGL 444 17th Century English Poetry 3
    ENGL 455 Restoration and 18th Century Drama 3
    ENGL 456 20th Century English Novel 3
    ENGL 493 Seminar in American Literature 3
    ENGL 494 Seminar in English Literature 3
    ENGM 284 The English Language 3
    ENGM 384 The Grammars of English 3
    ENLT 206 World Literature: The Coming of Age Theme 3
    ENLT 207 World Literature: Voices of Tradition and Challenge 3
    ENLT 230 Images of Muslim Women in Twentieth Century Literature and Culture 3
    ENLT 235 Contemporary Chinese Women's Literature 3
    ENLT 250 Special Topics in Comparative Literature 3
    ENLT 260 Myth and Literature 3
    ENLT 274 Twentieth Century Literature of Immigration 3
    ENLT 315 American Indian Themes 3
    ENLT 316 African, Asian and Caribbean Literature in English 3
    ENLT 330 Hebrew Bible/Old Testament as Literature 3
    ENLT 336 European Romanticism 3
    ENLT 348 Irish Literary Revival: 1890-1939 3
    ENLT 349 Contemporary Irish Literature 3
    ENLT 366 African Myth and Literature 3
    ENLT 367 Contemporary African Literature 3
    ENLT 372 Women Prose Writers 3
    ENLT 373 Literary Modernism 3
    ENLT 374 Contemporary European Drama 3
    ENLT 375 Modern Drama: Ibsen to O'Neill 3
    ENLT 376 Modern European Novel 3
    ENLT 377 Speculative Fiction: Fantasy 3
    ENLT 378 Science Fiction 3
    ENLT 381 Comic and Satiric Tradition 3
    ENLT 398 Autobiography 3
    ENLT 463 History of Criticism 3
    ENLT 464 Modern Poetry to T.S. Eliot 3
    ENLT 492 Seminar in Comparative Literature 3
    ENWR 200 Creative Writing: Fiction, Poetry, Drama 3
    ENWR 204 Advanced Expository Writing 3
    ENWR 205 Creative Nonfiction 3
    ENWR 206 Business Writing 3
    ENWR 207 Technical Writing 3
    ENWR 210 News Reporting 3
    ENWR 211 Advanced News Reporting: Field Experience 4
    ENWR 212 Introduction to Poetry Writing 3
    ENWR 213 Introduction to Fiction Writing 3
    ENWR 215 Beginning Drama Workshop 3
    ENWR 216 History of Journalism in America 3
    ENWR 220 Writing in the Major: the Analytic Essay 3
    ENWR 250 Special Topics in Writing 3
    ENWR 270 Ethnographies and Autoethnographies of Writers 3
    ENWR 300 Meet the Press 3
    ENWR 311 Intermediate Fiction Workshop 3
    ENWR 312 Intermediate Poetry Workshop 3
    ENWR 313 Editing 3
    ENWR 314 Advanced Editing 3
    ENWR 315 Magazine Journalism 3
    ENWR 316 Reporting of Public Affairs 3
    ENWR 317 Feature Writing 3
    ENWR 318 Intermediate Drama Workshop 3
    ENWR 350 Writing Women Safe: Writing, Rape Prevention, and Community Activism 3
    ENWR 371 Teaching Writing: Grades 6-12 3
    ENWR 385 Theory and Practice of Tutoring Writing 3
    ENWR 400 Community Writing: Theories, Practices, and Partnerships 3
    ENWR 407 Advanced Literary Analysis 3
    ENWR 411 Advanced Fiction Workshop 3
    ENWR 412 Advanced Poetry Workshop 3
    ENWR 416 Interpretive Journalism 3
    ENWR 491 Seminar in Writing 3
    LNGN 220 Structure of American English 3
    LNGN 284 History of the English Language 3
    LNGN 384 The Grammars of English 3

Course Descriptions:

ENFL208: Introduction to the Film

The history and aesthetics of film from its beginning to the present, with special attention to the evolution of technique, influential art movements and national cinemas, pivotal directors and films. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENFL250: Major Film Directors

Focusing on the life and work of influential filmmakers, the course addresses such issues as auteur criticism, the nature of successful collaborations (scriptwriting teams, director/cinematographer) and performance theory. Offered as ENFL 250 through Spring 2012. To become ENFL 265 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENFL255: World Film

Films from the major film producing countries including the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Russia, England, India and Japan. Within that framework, special topics will be defined: a specific period, a particular theme or problem, comparison/contrast of several national cinemas. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENFL260: Major Film Genres

Examples from the major film genres, such as the Western, the crime film, the musical, the horror film, and film noir, with special emphasis on American film and principles of genre criticism. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENFL310: Screenwriting I

The art and craft of writing for the screen will be both studied and practiced. After studying the fundamentals of effective cinematic story construction and dialogue writing, students will be required to write a half hour film script. Cross listed with Art and Design, ARFM 310. Starting Summer 2012: The art and craft of writing for the screen will be both studied and practiced. After studying the fundamentals of effective cinematic story construction and dialogue writing, students will be required to write a half hour film script. Cross listed with Art and Design, FILM 310. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENFL 208 and ARFM 200.

ENFL350: Three Directors

A comparative study of three major film directors. The focus - using an auteurist derived methodology - will be to investigate a common problem or challenge confronted by each of the three directors. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENFL 208.

ENFL356: The Contemporary Film

Beginning with American film noir and European films which emerged after World War II, the course traces the major films, directors, critical theories and other influences which make up the contemporary film and define a specifically modernist sensibility. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENFL 208.

ENFL357: American Film to 1945

An investigation of the foundations and development of the classical Hollywood style focusing on genres and directors of significance. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENFL 208.

ENFL358: American Film 1945 to the Present

An investigation of filmmaking in the United States following World War II, focusing on the genres, directors and aesthetic movements of significance. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENFL 208.

ENFL360: Film Comedy

Film comedies from all periods in relation to comic theory and its application with particular emphasis on American films of the 20's and 30's. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENFL 208.

ENFL392: Analysis of Cinematic Movement

In the cinema, movement is created by a variety of strategies; three of the most powerful are the mobility of the camera, the juxtaposition of shots (editing) and aspects of performance. This course will examine the variety of aesthetic dynamics created through camera, editing and performance. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENFL 208.

ENFL410: Screenwriting II

This course is a continuation of Screenwriting I in which each student will work on a major screenwriting project: two one-half hour episodes, an hour long script or a first draft of a feature film. In developing the project, the individual needs of the student will be addressed. Cross listed with Art and Design, ARFM 410. Starting Summer 2012: This course is a continuation of Screenwriting I in which each student will work on a major screenwriting project: two one-half hour episodes, an hour long script or a first draft of a feature film. In developing the project, the individual needs of the student will be addressed. Cross listed with Art and Design, FILM 410. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

ENFL490: Special Topics in Film Studies

A non-survey course to address specific issues in film studies. The course may be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. Offered as ENFL 490 through Spring 2012. To become ENFL 251 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

ENFL496: Seminar in Film

An advanced course devoted to the intensive study of a specialized topic in cinema studies. Topics will vary. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

ENGL200: The Pursuits of English

An inquiry into what constitutes contemporary literary study: its subject matter and its underlying goals and methods. Students study literary and cinematic texts of various genres, as well as literary criticism and theory; inquire into the nature of authorship and of texts; examine and expand their ways of reading, interpreting, and writing about texts; trace the relation of literary criticism to theory; consider the relation of literary study to issues of power; and develop independent habits of thought, research, discussion, and analytic writing that are informed by literary theory and criticism. Meets the University Writing Requirement for ENCW, ENED, ENEL and ENGL majors. Offered as ENGL 200 through Spring 2011. To become ENGL 300 effective Summer 2011. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101; English majors only.

ENGL219: The Holocaust and the American Press: Before, During and After

This seminar explores the central questions of what did the American public know of the Holocaust from 1933 to 1945, and when did it know it? More troubling still, if the public and thus the government knew of the assembly-line murder of 6 million Jews, and Sinti/Roma peoples, homosexuals, Communists, Jehovah's Witnesses and others, then why was nothing done? A thorough examination of radio, newsreel and especially newspaper coverage of the Holocaust - particularly from 1941-1945 - will be combined with a study of the historical events that made the Holocaust possible. The Holocaust and the free world's burden to "do something" also will be related to other genocides including Armenia, Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda, Darfur and others. Cross-listed with JAST 219. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL234: American Drama

American drama chosen for excellence or representative of a significant era or movement in the theatre from the early 18th century imitative works through melodrama to the serious works of the 20th century. Centered on major American playwrights and their work. The course also examines the backgrounds of our modern stage, including readings in minor/historical works. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL237: Black Women Writers: US

This introductory survey course reads the literature - slave narratives, novels, poetry, drama, short fiction, essays, memoirs, autobiographies - by Black women from early slave narratives to the present. The works are read from socio-historical and cultural perspectives, and significant attention is given to the unique strategies and structures distinguishing an African American female aesthetic and critical tradition. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106.

ENGL238: Black Writers in the United States: A Survey

Black writers in the United States from Colonial times to the present. Meets the Human and Intercultural Relations Requirement (HIRR). Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL239: Social Protest Literature in America

Novels, dramas and poetry of protest against social injustices in the United States since World War I. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL240: English Literature I: Beginnings to 1660

English literature from its beginnings to 1660 examined through representative works of major and minor authors. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL241: English Literature II: 1660 to Present

English literature from the Restoration to the present. May be taken independently of English Literature I. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL247: The Augustan Age

Important works of English literature 1660-1745, including poetry, criticism, essays, fiction and drama, examined within the literary, cultural, social and intellectual contexts of the age. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL248: From Sensibility to Romanticism

Important works of English literature--poetry, criticism, philosophical prose, fiction and drama--examined within the literary, social, cultural and intellectual contexts of the period 1745-1800. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL250: Special Topics in English or American Literature

A survey or genre course on a topic not included in the regular departmental offerings. May be used by English majors as a departmental elective. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL254: English Drama: Beginnings to 1642

English drama from its Medieval origins to the closing of the theaters in 1642; from miracles, mysteries and moralities through the development of Tudor and Stuart drama. Shakespeare excluded. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL256: English Novel to 1900

Form and theme of the English novel through the 18th and 19th centuries, evaluated by literary, social, moral and cultural criteria. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL260: Art of Poetry

An introductory course in reading, interpreting, and evaluating poetry. Attention is paid to style, form, and poetic convention. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL262: Art of Fiction

An introduction to form and techniques in fiction through close reading and discussion of representative texts. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL263: Art of Drama

This course explores the major forms, features, eras, and writers of world drama from ancient times to the present. Selections of plays explore ways in which cultural issues are performed. By examining a wide variety of such performances in their historical and political contexts, students will gain a broad appreciation for theater and a deep understanding of the may ways in which it expresses the tragedy and comedy of the human condition. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL275: Vietnam War and American Culture

This course examines the problem of the legacy of the experience of the Vietnam War (sometimes called the "Vietnam Syndrome") as it is reflected in the culture of the United States and primarily in American literature since the end of the war in 1975. Differing discussions and evaluations of the problems bequeathed by the Vietnam War will be examined in works of political commentary, cultural criticism, history, and foreign affairs, as well as in literature. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL294: Women Poets

Selected poets from Sappho through Emily Dickinson to Sylvia Plath examined in relation to contemporary women poets. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL300: The Pursuits of English

An inquiry into what constitutes contemporary literary study: its subject matter and its underlying goals and methods. Students study literary and cinematic texts of various genres, as well as literary criticism and theory; inquire into the nature of authorship and of texts; examine and expand their ways of reading, interpreting, and writing about texts; trace the relation of literary criticism to theory; consider the relation of literary study to issues of power; and develop independent habits of thought, research, discussion and analytic writing that are informed by literary theory and criticism. (4 hours lecture.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 220, ENGL 333, ENGL 234, ENGL 237, ENGL 238, ENGL 240, ENGL 241, ENGL 247, ENGL 250, ENLT 206, ENLT 207, ENGL 260, ENGL 262, ENGL 263.

ENGL301: The Novels of Toni Morrison

This course focuses on the fiction of Toni Morrison. Readings will include her published novels (from 1970 to the present), as well as selections from her critical writings. Such matters as the nature of her prose style, developments of her literary reputation, and place within the literary canon will be studied. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL305: Young Adult Literature

Students will read a broad representation of Young Adult fiction and concomitant theoretical essays and critical articles. Students will explore the issues surrounding what youths read, the books taught in our nation's schools, the constructs these texts espouse to their intended audiences and what such works reveal about the socio-culturl contexts within which they were produced. (3 hour lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENGL 300, ENLT206, ENLT 207, ENLT 260, ENLT 274, ENGL 234, ENGL 238, ENGL 240, ENGL 241, ENGL 260, ENGL 262, ENGL 263, ENGL 275, ENGL 294 or ENGL 333.

ENGL324: American Poetry to 1940

American poetry from Poe to Langston Hughes with an emphasis on what makes the American voice unique. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL325: American Poetry: World War II to Present

American poetry beginning with William Carlo Williams and continuing to the present with an emphasis on new attitudes, techniques and contributions to American culture. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL326: Early American Literature

American literature from the Puritans to 1800, tracing the development of colonial and revolutionary thought and the beginning of America's cultural independence. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL333: Literature of American Renaissance

An analysis of American literary texts between 1820 and 1865. Covers American Romantics like Hawthorne, Melviille, and Poe and transcendentalists like Margaret Fuller, Emerson, Thoreau, and Witmen. Special attention given to political writings (e.g., Lydia Maria Child, Frederick Douglass) and to women writers (including Fanny Fern, Stowe, and Louisa May Alcott). Previous course ENGL 226 effective through Summer 2011. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 220 or ENGL 234 or ENGL 237 or ENGL 239 or ENGL 240 or ENGL 241 or ENGL 250 or ENGL 256 or ENGL 260 or ENGL 262 or ENGL 263 or ENGL 294 or ENGL 300.

ENGL336: American Literary Realism

The works of James, Howells, Twain, Crane, Norris, Dreiser and others are examined in light of the developing literary concepts of realism, naturalism and social Darwinism in the changing cultural period between 1860 and 1900. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL337: Modern American Fiction

American fiction from 1918 to 1945 with attention to the works, criticism and lives of such authors as Hemingway, Faulkner and Fitzgerald. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL338: Contemporary American Fiction

Developments in American fiction since the 1940's with attention to such authors as Mailer, Roth, Nabokov and Vonnegut. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL343: Milton

An introduction to the mind and art of Milton. Intensive study of one major work and selections representative of the full range of his achievement. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL344: Chaucer

Troilus and Criseyde, The Canterbury Tales and some of the minor poems in Middle English. No previous language training required. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL345: Middle English Literature

The literature of England from 1100 to 1400, in its historical and social contexts and in relation to continental literature. Where appropriate, works are read in Middle English. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL346: 19th Century English Romantic Literature

The revolutionary expression of such poets and essayists as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron, Keats, Hazlitt, De Quincey and Lamb. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL347: Victorian Prose and Poetry

Mid and late 19th century responses to the emergence of modern British society demonstrated in the works of Carlyle, Mill, Ruskin, Huxley, Newman, Arnold, Morris, Tennyson and Browning. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL348: Renaissance Literature

Major poets and prose writers of 16th and early 17th century England such as Sydney, Lyly, Nashe, Greene, Donne and Browne, whose individual contributions in poetry and prose reflect the literary and philosophical preoccupations of the period. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL353: Shakespeare: Comedies-Histories

Representative comedies and histories: their sources, devices and characteristics; their staging in the context of Elizabethan society; and Shakespeare's vision of man as actor. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL354: Shakespeare: Tragedies-Romances

Representative tragedies and romances: their sources, devices and characteristics; their staging in the context of Elizabethan society; and Shakespeare's view of man in the tragic mode and in the later romances. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL356: Modern British Fiction 1900-1945

In-depth study of representative novels and short stories of the Modernist period in British Literature, 1900-1945. Fiction will be studied in its political, societal, cultural, and aesthetic contexts. Authors read might include Joseph Conrad, D.H.Lawrence, E.M.Forster, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Rebecca West, Katherine Mansfield, and Samuel Beckett. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 and ENWR 106.

ENGL357: Postwar British Fiction 1946-1990

In-depth study of representative novels and short stories of the post-World War period in British Literature, 1946-1990. Fiction will be studied in its political, societal, cultural, and aesthetic contexts. Authors read might include Graham Greene, Doris Lessing, Kingsley Amis, Samuel Selvon, V.S.Naipaul, John Fowles, Buchi Emecheta, Muriel Spark, Angela Carter. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 and ENWR 106 OR HONP 100 and HONP 101.

ENGL358: Recent British Fiction 1990-Present

In-depth study of representative novels and short stories of the post-Cold War period in British Literature, 1990-present. Fiction will be studied in its political, societal, cultural, and aesthetic contexts. Authors read might include Kiran Desai, Zadie Smith, Ian McEwan, Irvine Welsh, Salman Rushdie, Colm Toibin, Rohinton Mistry, Pat Barker, Monica Ali. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 and ENWR 106.

ENGL359: James Joyce

An in-depth study of James Joyce, one of the preeminent novelists of the twentieth century. The course will devote significant time to his long novel Ulysses. Other works including the short story collection Dubliners, the novel A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the experimental novel Finnegans Wake, as well as Joyce's poetry, drama and critical writings, may also be included. Joyce's work will be studied in the contexts of international modernism, the artist's own life, Irish and British politics, and Joyce's place in literary history. His understanding of religion, gender, sexuality, language, nationalism, empire, the epic tradition, and Irish culture will all be subjects of discussion. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENGL 300, ENGL 234, ENGL 237, ENGL 238, ENGL 240, ENGL 241, ENGL 250, ENGL 256, ENGL 260, ENGL 262, ENGL 263, ENLT 206, or ENLT 207.

ENGL364: Contemporary Poetry

Distinctive movements in poetry since the imagists, comparing the diverse styles, themes and poetic theories of representative poets of English-speaking countries. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL365: Poetry and Performance

This course explores the roles of textuality, orality, and performativity in the work of American poets since 1950. Using interdisciplinary approaches, students consider the formal and political functions of poetry as it is performed across different media. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 200, ENWR 212, ENGL 333, ENGL 237, ENGL 238, ENGL 239, ENGL 240, ENGL 241, ENGL 247, ENGL 248, ENGL 250, ENGL 260, ENGL 294, ENLT 206, ENLT 207, ENLT 260.

ENGL370: English Independent Study I

A scholarly interest beyond the scope of a presently offered course pursued under the direction of a specialist in that field of interest. () 2 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101; departmental approval.

ENGL371: English Independent Study II

A second scholarly interest beyond the scope of a presently offered course pursued under the direction of a specialist in that field of interest or a study begun in ENGL 370 that continues for a second term. () 2 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101; departmental approval.

ENGL393: American Political Novel Since 1900

The political themes reflected in American novels arising from Social Darwinism, Socialism, Communism, World War I, the Great Depression and World War II. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101; and a survey course in one of the following: American literature, American history, sociology or political science.

ENGL401: Old English Language and Literature

Selected prose and poetry representative of the heroic, elegiac, religious and popular traditions of pre-conquest England, with recitation and reading in the original old English. No previous language training required. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL444: 17th Century English Poetry

The schools of Donne and Jonson and the works of Marvell and Dryden. Milton excluded. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL455: Restoration and 18th Century Drama

Major innovation of dramatic form and conventions in the period from 1660 to 1715 on the English stage in the works of Etherege, Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh and Dryden. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL456: 20th Century English Novel

The literary and cultural context and the stylistic and structural changes in representative British novels of the 20th century. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGL493: Seminar in American Literature

The works of one major American author in depth or of a group of authors whose works are related by theme, artistic form or cultural period. Enrollment limited. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101; junior or senior English major.

ENGL494: Seminar in English Literature

The works of one major English author in depth or of a group of English authors whose works are related by theme, artistic form or cultural period. Enrollment limited. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101; junior or senior English major.

ENGM284: The English Language

The history and development of English from its Indo-European and Germanic origins to the present, with emphasis on the morphology of Old and Middle English. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENGM384: The Grammars of English

A critical overview of traditional, structural, and transformational-generative approaches to the problems of analyzing the grammar of the English language; practical applications for teaching English and for understanding grammatical principles as a means of more effective writing and literary analysis. Cross listed with Linguistics, LNGN 384. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101 or LNGN 210.

ENLT206: World Literature: The Coming of Age Theme

This course combines Western with non-Western works to approximate an approach to a "global perspective" on literature. It is designed to introduce the student to major works of world literature; to foster an international literary sensibility; to present a variety of cultural perspectives in a context which demonstrates how they are interrelated: to present students with assignments that will direct them toward developing skills of literary analysis and interpretation; and to guide students in deepening their awareness of the connections between national literatures and their cultural contexts. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT207: World Literature: Voices of Tradition and Challenge

Organized around the premise that writers have two fundamental ways of responding to the challenge of their culture, conformity or dissent, this course will present literary works in pairs that represent opposing ways of responding to the same subject. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT230: Images of Muslim Women in Twentieth Century Literature and Culture

Through an exploration of writings by and about Muslim women in various parts of the world, students will be encouraged to develop an appreciation of the variety of aesthetic forms and narrative structures embodied therein. Representation in other cultural forms such as film will also be looked at to challenge monolithic assumptions. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT235: Contemporary Chinese Women's Literature

Students of contemporary Chinese women's literature will analyze specific narrative techniques used in the representation of women in light of the literary inscriptions of place, family, history, gender, sexual politics, nationalism, and transnationalism. Students will examine how these narratives raise questions about Chinese origins, memories, desires and subjectivities in the age of globalization. Our primary focus will be on fiction written by women from mainland China, Taiwan, and Chinese diaspora. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT250: Special Topics in Comparative Literature

A survey or genre course on a topic not included in the regular departmental offerings. Satisfies the departmental major requirement in comparative literature. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT260: Myth and Literature

Myth and the myth-making process: the origins, meanings and major archetypes and motifs of Occidental and Oriental myths. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT274: Twentieth Century Literature of Immigration

The Literature of Immigration examines the experience of immigrants to the United States through the fiction, poetry and drama of writers of varying cultural backgrounds to learn about the customs, religions, mores and assimilative strategies of old and new immigrant groups. Literary strategies used by the writers will be emphasized. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT315: American Indian Themes

"American Indian Themes" will be organized around the following topics: attitudes toward the land and animals; relationship to the divine and its manifestations, gods and goddesses; culture, specifically understood as arts and rituals; gender identities and family structures; political realities of a conquered people; contemporary status of American-Indians and their lives. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT316: African, Asian and Caribbean Literature in English

"African, Asian, and Caribbean Literature in English" will include four genres: prose, poetry, drama, and performance pieces. Significant connections will be drawn among the varieties of English and the thematic and critical issues being raised by experts who are studying these literatures. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT330: Hebrew Bible/Old Testament as Literature

An introduction to the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament as a work of literature. Biblical texts covered in part or full may include the following: Genesis, Exodus, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, Job, Ecclesiastes, Psalms, Proverbs, Lamentations, the Song of Songs, Esther, Daniel, Jonah, and the major prophets. Attention will be paid to the themes, historical background, and formal literary qualities of biblical prose and poetry and their influence on later literature. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENGL 333 or ENGL 234 or ENGL 238 or ENGL 240 or ENGL 241 or ENGL 247 or ENGL 248 or ENGL 254 or ENGL 256 or ENGL 260 or ENGL 262 or ENGL 263 or ENLT 206 or ENLT 207 or ENLT 260 or instructor permission.

ENLT336: European Romanticism

Examination of the origins and development of Romantic literature in Europe, ca. 1780 to 1830. Emphasis on comparative analysis of genres (poetry, drama, prose, memoir, and novellas) and themes common to Romantic-era writing, such as nature, utopia, freedom, the grotesque, and the uncanny. Authors may include Goethe, Hoffmann, Kleist, Holderlin, and Heine; Rousseau, Hugo, Nerval, and Chateaubriand; as well as overlooked writers from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENFL 208, ENGL 240, ENGL 241, ENGL 247, ENGL 248, ENGL 250, ENGL 256, ENGL 260, ENGL 262, ENGL 294, ENLT 206, ENLT 207, ENLT 250, ENWR 212, ENWR 213 or ENWR 220.

ENLT348: Irish Literary Revival: 1890-1939

Irish fiction, drama, poetry, and prose during a period of energetic cultural nationalism from the 1890's through the Irish War of Independence and into the 1930's. Particular attention will be paid to the works of Joyce, Shaw, Yeats, Synge, Gregory and others. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT349: Contemporary Irish Literature

A study of contemporary Irish writers reflecting cultural, social, political, economic and class changes since the Irish Revival period. Writers include Seamus Heaney, Roddy Doyle, Eavan Boland, and Brian Friel. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT366: African Myth and Literature

The nature of the sub-Saharan experience and vision through African myths and literary works within the context of culture, criticism and theory. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT367: Contemporary African Literature

A comparative study of the literatures of African writers from countries with a history of British colonialism dating from the 1960's to the present. Topics will include: forms of storytelling and narrative representation; contemporary issues and themes in postcolonial texts; political and aesthetic frameworks; and dissemination of African literatures in a global market. ENLT 206 or 207 recommended. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT372: Women Prose Writers

Readings in the international fiction and non-fiction of women writers. The focus will be on such themes as the nature of the family, changing relationships between women and men, evolving concepts of the "feminine," the impact of colonialism on gender related issues (i.e. work and women's identity) and interrelationships between religion and women's lives. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT373: Literary Modernism

The intellectual concepts of Futurism, Dada, Surrealism and Expressionism in the early 20th century, which continue to influence literature and art. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT374: Contemporary European Drama

Plays representing the themes, values and dramatic techniques of selected British and continental (French, German, Italian, Russian and/or other) dramatists. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT375: Modern Drama: Ibsen to O'Neill

Major modern plays and the playwrights whose critical insights and historical perspectives led to their unique contributions. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT376: Modern European Novel

The creative expression of such novelists as Gide, Hesse, Kafka, Proust and Woolf as shaped by events of the period 1910 to 1930, and how these works influenced the future of the novel. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT377: Speculative Fiction: Fantasy

The impossible and improbable in fairy tales, myth, legend, horror, sword and sorcery, the supernatural and high fantasy as a critical mode. Technological science fiction excluded. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT378: Science Fiction

Fiction of the future that speculates and extrapolates from the physical and social sciences, selected from both the classics and contemporary writings. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT381: Comic and Satiric Tradition

Comic and satiric devices compared and exemplified historically from Aristotle's time to the present. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT398: Autobiography

Autobiographical readings, especially in letters, diaries, and journals, from ancient times to the present. Emphasis on the aesthetics of autobiography, autobiography as the mirror of an age, and autobiography as a model of the examined life. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT463: History of Criticism

The modes of critical thought expressed by major figures in the classical era, their imitators and interpreters in the Renaissance and neo-classic period, the innovators among the romantics, and critics of the 20th century. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT464: Modern Poetry to T.S. Eliot

Works of the French symbolists and the Georgian and imagist poets of Britain, the continent and America whose theories and principles underlie modern poetics. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENLT492: Seminar in Comparative Literature

A culture, era, theme or literary approach studied through international literary masterpieces. Enrollment limited. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101; junior or senior English major.

ENWR200: Creative Writing: Fiction, Poetry, Drama

Writing as a creative process with explorations in poetry, drama, fiction and autobiography. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR204: Advanced Expository Writing

A course designed to help general students improve their expository writing beyond the level of skill developed in the freshman composition course. Particular emphasis will be placed on argument and persuasion. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR205: Creative Nonfiction

Advanced writing skills with stress on developing a personal writing style, adapting writing style to various subjects and audiences and experimenting with different modes of exposition. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR206: Business Writing

This writing-intensive course focuses on the skills needed for effective communication in the workplace, with an emphasis on audience, genre, and use of technology. Students will learn how to construct persuasive proposals, executive summaries, and other professional writing documents. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR207: Technical Writing

Writing skills essential in technology, science and industry with emphasis on mechanism and process description, analysis of data, recommendation proposals and formal reports. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR210: News Reporting

Writing news articles according to contemporary practices. Interviewing techniques are explored as well as a respect for facts, impartiality, and fairness. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ENWR211: Advanced News Reporting: Field Experience

Combines classroom instruction with extensive off-campus (often evening) field work. Students will have their own reporter "beats" covering various municipalities near Montclair State University on a weekly basis. "Beats" will include town council, city boards and agencies, police, courts, etc. Breaking news stories written to tight deadlines, as well as major analytical pieces. Intense discussion of actual reporting problems encountered in the field: making contacts, using unnamed sources, dealing with officials, canvassing neighborhoods, etc. Emphasis on students' initiative working on their own, and relentless follow-through. (2 hours lecture, l hour other.) 4 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 210.

ENWR212: Introduction to Poetry Writing

Introduction to techniques of writing poetry alongside basic instruction in form and prosody. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR213: Introduction to Fiction Writing

Introduction to techniques of writing fiction, with an emphasis on the building blocks of narrative. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR215: Beginning Drama Workshop

Introduction to writing and evaluating dramatic dialogue with consideration of the problems of form, characterization and action. Usually students will complete a one-act play. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR216: History of Journalism in America

Evolution of the American press is examined through research and discussion of significant periods, individuals and issues from 1600 to the present. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ENWR220: Writing in the Major: the Analytic Essay

Organized around individual instructors' chosen topic or theme, this course will focus on the development of students' skills in writing thesis-driven analytic essays about literary and cultural texts. Students will strengthen their reading and analytic abilities, using those skills to construct sophisticated arguments. Students will learn and apply the vocabulary, writing conventions, research methods, and documentation practices of the discipline. Students will write 5000-6000 words of formal prose and regularly revise their essays with feedback from peers and the instructor. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in English. Recommended but not required as a precursor to Pursuits of English. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101. English majors only.

ENWR250: Special Topics in Writing

A course in writing not included in the regular departmental offerings. May be used by English majors as a departmental elective. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR270: Ethnographies and Autoethnographies of Writers

This course will provide an introduction to Writing Studies through what ethnographic researchers working in the field have discovered about writers, the writing process, and the social context in which writing occurs. At heart this research assumes that writing is social and that context is central to even such seemingly creative and individual act as writing. Through research methodologies drawn originally from anthropology and adapted by writing studies scholars, researchers seek to gather empirical evidence on the ways that writing works in diverse settings, inside and outside of school. Working from an English Studies point of view, student will interrogate ethnographies fro how they further our understanding of how writers develop and the social context in which writing occurs. Students will read several book-length texts as well as selected critical articles that engage in the larger questions that these genres raise. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR300: Meet the Press

Study of issues and problems in modern journalism through lectures and by writings of working journalists. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 210.

ENWR311: Intermediate Fiction Workshop

Intermediate practice in techniques of writing fiction, with an emphasis on longer, more complex material. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 213 and departmental approval.

ENWR312: Intermediate Poetry Workshop

Intermediate practice in writing poetry through reading, workshops, and exercises in form and technique. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 212 and departmental approval.

ENWR313: Editing

Copy editing, proofreading and basic editorial skills. Articles are analyzed for accuracy, libel, precise diction and tightening. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 210.

ENWR314: Advanced Editing

Techniques learned in editing are reinforced. Layout, headlines and production are explored. Rewriting and fitting articles are worked on extensively. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 313.

ENWR315: Magazine Journalism

Researching, writing and placing feature stories in mass circulation magazines. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 210 or permission of the instructor.

ENWR316: Reporting of Public Affairs

News articles on the activities of government at the local level, including writing reports on the proceedings of civil and criminal court and city/county executive councils. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 210.

ENWR317: Feature Writing

All aspects of writing personality profiles and of writing critical reviews, columns and/or sports features. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 210.

ENWR318: Intermediate Drama Workshop

Intermediate writing of one-act and/or full-length plans with class analysis, conferences, and staged readings. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 215 and departmental approval.

ENWR350: Writing Women Safe: Writing, Rape Prevention, and Community Activism

This course exposes students to writing-as-social-action through intensive study of the topic of sexual violence against women. Students will gain a broad-based understanding of community literacy and the role of writing outside school walls in order to fully explore how writing can function as an activist tool for the prevention of sexual violence. We will read broadly on the issue of sexual violence against women-analyzing depictions of rape in popular language, exploring how rape has been discussed in feminist theory and scholarship, and researching community-based and activist responses to rape and its prevention--in order to strengthen our own literacy practices towards prevention and awareness-raising. Students will be familiar with local, national, and international agencies that work to protect women from sexual violence and advocate for rape survivors. Students will develop activist writing projects that work to serve and further these existing efforts. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENGL 300, ENWR 250, ENWR 204, ENWR 205, ENWR 206, ENWR 207, ENWR 210 or ENWR 211 or WMGS 201.

ENWR371: Teaching Writing: Grades 6-12

This writing-intensive course offers students an introduction to the theory and practice of teaching writing to middle and high school students. Students will explore all aspects of the writing process through the following activities: journaling, free-writing, drafting and revising analytical essays, peer review, and conferencing. Students will conduct research on writing issues, read foundational composition scholarship, respond to sample secondary-level writing, and experiment with approaches to teaching writing. This course includes a service-learning component and requires students to complete 15 hours as writing tutors in the Montcliar public schools. The course fulfills the "writing intensive" requirement for English majors. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR385: Theory and Practice of Tutoring Writing

This 3 credit course will introduce students to the theory and practice of individualized instruction. Students will explore three general but inter-related areas: how writers write, how they learn to write, and how to help writers revise their work. Students will read recent and historical scholarship in Writing Studies, learn how to provide useful comments on drafts of papers, original research on writers and writing, and reflect on their own experiences as writers and tutors. Students will practice these approaches in class, on line, and in the Center for Writing Excellence (CWE). (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 205, ENWR 204, ENWR 206, ENWR 200, ENWR 210, ENWR 317, ENWR 216, ENWR 250, ENGL 260, ENGL 262, ENGL 263 or ENGL 300.

ENWR400: Community Writing: Theories, Practices, and Partnerships

This course will explore the ways in which writing exists beyond the boundaries of what we have come to know as "writing or school". As we learn about the many manifestations and purposes of writing outside of school, we will ultimately reflect on more traditional ideas about school writing in order to think about the relationships between these varied contexts. We will explore writing practices that extend beyond academic discourse alone and into alternate genres that can bring communities together and create social and political change. This writing can take on many different forms: oral history projects; community-based creative writing collections; political manifestos; grant proposals; awareness-raising pamphlets and newletters, and more. This course will offer a foundational understanding of how writing practices develop on the community level, distinct from school-based practices, and invite and expanded notion of what it could mean to write inside-and outside- of school. We will work as researchers and program builders in order to put some of these ideas into practical shape. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 301 or ENWR 315 or ENWR 317 or ENWR 371 or ENWR 385 or ENGM 384 or departmental approval.

ENWR407: Advanced Literary Analysis

Writing of interpretive essays; applying traditional and contemporary critical approaches to selected works. Responding to them in scholarly writing. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

ENWR411: Advanced Fiction Workshop

Fiction writing with intensive class analyses, individual conferences, and completion of a capstone project. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 311 and departmental approval.

ENWR412: Advanced Poetry Workshop

Poetry writing with intensive class analyses, individual conferences, and completion of a capstone project. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 312 and departmental approval.

ENWR416: Interpretive Journalism

Studying and writing columns, editorials and news articles. Students will compare different styles of interpretive reporting and develop their own skills in this area. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 210, ENWR 314.

ENWR491: Seminar in Writing

Creative writing, expository writing or theories of the teaching of composition for the advanced student. Enrollment limited. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101; junior or senior English major.

LNGN220: Structure of American English

The phonology, morphology, syntax of American English, geographical and social dialects; traditional, structural and transformational approaches to grammar. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

LNGN284: History of the English Language

English from its Indo-European origins up to and including the eighteenth-century grammarians. The Germanic strains; old, middle and modern English. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

LNGN384: The Grammars of English

A critical overview of traditional, structural, and transformational-generative approaches to the problems of analyzing the grammar of the English language; practical applications for teaching English and for understanding grammatical principles as a means of more effective writing and literary analysis. Cross listed with English, ENGM 384. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 106 or HONP 101 or LNGN 210.