201. INTRODUCTION TO POETRY 3 cr. Diction, form, and organization as principles of poetic communication and as bases for exercises in interpretation and evaluation.

202. INTRODUCTION TO SHORT FICTION 3 cr. Critical examination of short fiction. Selections from such authors as Hawthorne , Conrad, Chekhov, James, Hemingway, O’Connor, Welty.

203. WORLD DRAMA 3 cr. Chronological survey showing the history, changing patterns, and dramaturgical techniques from classical beginnings to modern times.

204. INTRODUCTION TO THE NOVEL 3 cr. Detailed examination of analytical techniques needed for the critical reading of fiction. Selected readings from American and British authors.

214. MAJOR BRITISH WRITERS 3 cr. Required for all English majors and minors. Critical survey of British authors and literary periods from the middle ages to the twentieth century.

222. INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE 3 cr. Shakespeare’s life and background; readings of representative plays from the comedies, histories, and tragedies.

277. MAJOR AMERICAN WRITERS 3 cr. Required of all English majors and minors. Critical survey of American authors and literary periods from the colonial period to the present.

278. INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Survey of major African American writers.

281. MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN LITERATURE I 3 cr. Literary masterworks of Western literature from the Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance periods.

282. MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN LITERATURE II 3 cr. Literary masterworks of Western literature from the Neoclassical to the present.

283. CANADIAN LITERATURE II 3 cr. Major works, authors, and literary traditions of Canadian Literature.

284. INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN’S LITERATURE 3 cr. Women’s issues in literature; works by women writers; introductory feminist analysis.

285. INDIAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Major works, authors, and literary traditions in classical and modern Indian literature in translation.

286. AFRICAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Major works, authors, and literary traditions of African Anglophone literatures.

287. IRISH LITERATURE 3 cr. Celtic myths and folklore; major works, authors, and literary traditions of Irish literature.

288. JAPANESE LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION 3 cr. Key texts and authors of different historical eras, from ancient Japan to the present. Also explores historical and cultural developments in Japan that influenced literary production. All readings will be in English.

289. INTERNSHIP 1-3 cr. Permission of chair required. Supervised and directed experiential learning in a position relevant to a major sequence of study. Pass/fail only. Students may petition to have a three-credit internship count as an elective toward completing major requirements.

290. PRINCIPLES OF TUTORING. 3 cr. Theories and practices of effective writing tutoring.

299. SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE 3 cr. Introductory literature courses designed especially to meet Core requirements for Diversity (D), International (R/S), or Writing-intensive (W) courses. Open to non-majors. Topic announced each time course is offered in the semester schedule of classes.

Prerequisites for 300, 301. 302, 303, 304: EN 103- 112 OR EN 111-112 OR EN 114-116 OR placement out of freshman English sequence as determined during freshman orientation.

300. ADVANCED WRITING 3 cr. Fundamentals and practice in the essay and other non-fiction forms; emphasis on writing for specialized audiences.

301. INTRODUCTORY POETRY WRITING WORKSHOP 3 cr. Fundamentals and practice of writing poetry.

302. INTRODUCTORY FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP 3 cr. Fundamentals and practice of writing short stories.

303. INTRODUCTORY CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP 3 cr. Fundamentals and practice of creative writing across genres.

304. INTRODUCTORY CREATIVE NON-FICTION WORKSHOP 3 cr. Fundamentals and practice of writing creative non-fiction.

311. MEDIEVAL LITERATURE: OLD ENGLISH 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 214. Major authors, themes, genres, and forms of British literature during the Anglo-Saxon period.

312. LATE MEDIEVAL LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 214. Major authors, themes, genres, and forms of British Literature from c. 700 to 1500.

320. RENAISSANCE: TUDOR LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 214. Major authors, themes, genres, and forms of British literature of the sixteenth century.

321. RENAISSANCE: STUART LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 214 Major authors, themes, genres, and forms of British literature of the seventeenth century.

330. AUGUSTAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 214. Major authors, themes, genres, and forms of British literature during the first half of the eighteenth century.

331. LATE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 214. Major authors, themes, genres, and forms of British literature during the latter half of the eighteenth century.

340. ROMANTIC LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 214. Major authors, themes, and genres of British Romanticism.

351. VICTORIAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 214. Study of British writers, themes, and genres of British literature from approximately 1830 to 1900.

360. MODERN BRITISH LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 214. Study of major British writers, themes, and genres of British literature from 1890 to 1950.

361. CONTEMPORARY BRITISH LITERATURE 3 cr . Prerequisite: EN 214. Study of British writers, themes, and genres of British literature from 1930 to the present.

371. NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 277. Authors, genres, and works of nineteenth-century American literature.

372. TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 277. Authors, genres, and works from twentieth-century American literature.

382. TWENTIETH-CENTURY NOVEL 3 cr. Fiction and literary movements since 1900 by world authors.

383. TWENTIETH-CENTURY DRAMA 3 cr. Modern drama and contemporary theatre since 1900 by world playwrights.

384. TWENTIETH-CENTURY POETRY 3 cr. Modern and contemporary poetry since 1900 by world poets.

399. SPECIAL STUDY IN BRITISH, AMERICAN, OR WORLD LITERATURE 1-3 cr. Topic, prerequisite (if any), and number of credits announced each time the course is offered.

401. ADVANCED POETRY WRITING WORKSHOP 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 301 or 303. Intense, advanced work in crafting poems.

402. ADVANCED FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP 3 cr. Prerequisite: EN 302, 303, or 304. Intense, advanced work in crafting short stories.

403. SPECIAL TOPICS WRITING WORKSHOP 3 cr. Prerequisite EN 302, 303, or 304. Topic of special writing projects announced in advance.

404. ADVANCED CREATIVE NON-FICTION WORKSHOP 3 cr. Prerequisite EN 302, 303, 304. Intense, advanced work in creative non-fiction prose.

The prerequisite for 410-461 is EN 214

410. OLD ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3 cr. Study of Old English language.

411. STUDIES IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE 3 cr. Selected issues, authors, and genres of literature of the Middle Ages; specific topic announced in advance.

412. MEDIEVAL DRAMA 3 cr. Drama of the Middle Ages.

413. STUDIES IN OLD ENGLISH LITERATURE 3 cr. Selected issues, authors, and genres of Anglo Saxon literature; specific topic announced in advance.

416. CHAUCER 3 cr. Major writings, with a study of their backgrounds, art, and language. Emphasis on The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde .

421. STUDIES IN RENAISSANCE LITERATURE 3 cr. Selected issues, authors, and genres of the Renaissance period; specific topic announced in advance.

422. STUDIES IN SHAKESPEARE 3 cr. Selected studies of Shakespearean drama and/or poetry; specific topic announced in advance.

423. ENGLISH RENAISSANCE DRAMA 3 cr. Theatrical conditions and chief playwrights of the English Renaissance, exclusive of Shakespeare.

425. MILTON 3 cr. Detailed examination of the major and minor works as representative of literary and cultural developments of the Baroque period.

426. SPENSER 3 cr. Major writings of Edmund Spenser; special emphasis on The Faerie Queene.

430. STUDIES IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE 3 cr. Specialized study of issues, authors, and genres of literature of eighteenth century England ; specific topic announced in advance.

431. DRAMA OF THE RESTORATION AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURY 3 cr. English drama from Davenant to Sheridan , with emphasis on the stage as a reflector of the period.

432. THE ENGLISH NOVEL: DEFOE THROUGH AUSTEN 3 cr. History, changing patterns, and techniques of English novel writing in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

441. STUDIES IN ROMANTIC LITERATURE 3 cr. Specialized study of Romantic literature; specific topic announced in advance.

445. BRITISH WOMEN WRITERS 3 cr. Nineteenth century British women writers; course may occasionally include selected eighteenth- and twentieth century women writers.

453. KEATS 3 cr. Examination of the poetry of John Keats.

454. STUDIES IN VICTORIAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Specialized study of Victorian literature; specific topic announced in advance.

458. DICKENS 3 cr. The major novels, with a study of their backgrounds, art, and language.

459. THE ENGLISH NOVEL: DICKENS THROUGH MEREDITH 3 cr. Examination of nineteenth century British fiction.

460. STUDIES IN MODERN BRITISH LITERATURE 3 cr. Specialized study of twentieth century literature; specific topic announced in advance.

461. STUDIES IN CONTEMPORARY BRITISH LITERATURE 3 cr. Specialized study of contemporary British literature; specific topic announced in advance.

The prerequisite for 470-474 is EN 277.

470. STUDIES IN NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Specialized study of nineteenth century American literature; specific topic announced in advance.

471. STUDIES IN TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Specialized study of twentieth-century American literature; specific topic announced in advance.

472. STUDIES IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE 3 cr. Specific topic announced in advance.

473. FAULKNER 3 cr. Major works of William Faulkner.

474. AMERICAN POETRY 3 cr. Major American poets from Whitman to the present.

480. STUDIES IN POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURES 3 cr. Study of literary texts from formerly colonized nations in Africa , Asia , or elsewhere; specific topic announced in advance.

481. STUDIES IN IRISH LITERATURE 3 cr. Specific topic announced in advance.

482. STUDIES IN CONTEMPORARY POETRY 3 cr. Specific topic announced in advance.

483. STUDIES IN CONTEMPORARY THEATRE 3 cr. Specific topic announced in advance.

484. STUDIES IN CONTEMPORARY FICTION 3 cr. Specific topic announced in advance.

485. CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH GRAMMAR 3 cr. Transformational generative grammar theory and its application to an analysis and description of English sentences.

488. HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3 cr. Study of the sounds, forms, and syntax of Early, Middle, Early Modern, and Modern English.

490. HISTORY OF LITERARY THEORY AND CRITICISM 3 cr. Elements of literary theory, and a survey of the major theorists from Plato to the present.

495. CRITICAL PRACTICE 3 cr. Survey of options available to literary critics of the twentieth century, and practice in the application of criticism to literary texts.

496. FRAMED NARRATIVES: NOVEL AND CINEMA 3 cr. Structural and thematic functions of pictorial and narrative frameworks in film and novel.

497. HOPKINS SEMINAR 3 cr. Prerequisite: permission of the chair. Advanced, special seminar in literature taught by the Visiting Hopkins Professor; specific topic announced in advance.

498. INDEPENDENT STUDY 1 3 cr. Consent of project advisor and department chair. Special projects in literature. Projects must be approved before registration. See chair for forms and guidelines.

499. SPECIAL STUDIES 1 3 cr. Selected topics announced in advance.