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English Options

ENGL 3135. Medieval Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. Form and content in major works from Beowulf through Chaucer. Some of the works will be read in modern English translations.

ENGL 3136. Renaissance Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. Form, style, and content in the major poetry, prose, and non-Shakespearean drama produced during the English Renaissance.

ENGL 3137. Restoration and 18th-Century Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. Form, style, and content in the major poetry, prose, and drama produced during the neoclassical period in England, 1660-1800.

ENGL 3138. Romantic Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. Styles and literary theories of the major writers of the Romantic movement and the major precursors of English Romanticism.

ENGL 3139. Victorian Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. Style, form, and content in major Victorian works with emphasis on poetic forms and development of modern English prose styles.

ENGL 3140. Modern Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. Form, style, and content in the major poetry, prose, and drama of the modern period in British literature, 1890-1945.

ENGL 3197. Contemporary Anglophone Literature (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. This course offers students the opportunity to read contemporary literature written in various parts of the English-speaking world. Some sections will focus almost exclusively on texts from the third world; others will take a comparative approach, reading third-world texts against those written by contemporary writers from the industrialized world. The course will make students aware of international issues that are evident in contemporary writing.