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ENGL 3135. Medieval Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain valuable understanding of literary works written in and around the British Isles during the Middle Ages (circa 500-1500). Readings may include Modern English translations of works originally written in Old English, Middle English, Welsh, Irish, Latin, and other languages. This course may follow a traditional survey of the time period or focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 3136. Renaissance Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of British literature during the period 1500-1700, including its artistic, cultural, and historical context, and its lasting impact on literary expression to the present day. This course may follow a traditional survey of the time period or focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 3137. Restoration and 18th-Century Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of the form, style, and content in the major poetry, prose, and drama produced during the neoclassical period in England, 1660-1800. Instructors may choose to approach this course as a traditional survey or with a focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 3139. Romantic and Victorian Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of the form, style, and content of major writers of the British Romantic and Victorian periods. The course begins with the first generation of Romantic writers and ends with the advent of modernism. Instructors may choose to approach this course as a traditional survey or with a focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 3140. Modern Literature in Britain (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of British literature in the first half of the twentieth century. This course may follow a traditional survey of the time period or a focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 3197. Contemporary Anglophone Literature (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of literature from the English-speaking world in the latter half of the twentieth century. This course may follow a traditional survey of the time period or a focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.