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Undergraduate English Courses Spring 2018

359:201 Principles of Literary Study

01

W4

CAC

11820

IANNINI

MU-211

 

M2

     

HH-A3

02

W4

CAC

11821

IANNINI

MU-211

 

M2

     

SC-202

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W4

CAC

11822

IANNINI

MU-211

 

M4

      SC-221

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W4

CAC

11823

IANNINI

MU-211

 

M4

     

HH-B3

09 TF3 CAC 11824 CORBO FH-A4
10 MW8 CAC 11825 SPECLAND SC-220
13 MW5 CAC 13732 SCANLON SC-220

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MW6

CAC

15288

COIRO

SC-116

16 TTH4 CAC 16137 SHOCKLEY FH-A3
23 MW4 CAC 19654 FULTON MU-210
H1 MW4 CAC 12624 DOTY HC-N106

 

 The fundamental concepts and techniques of literary interpretation, with a specific focus on poetry: the nature of poetic language and the methods of analyzing figurative discourse, genre, structure, kinds of poetry; versification and the analysis of meter; the contexts of poetry (personal, cultural, historical) and the poet’s work with tradition. Readings from a wide range of poets writing in English, including women and minorities, with detailed attention devoted to two particular poets (from diverse historical and cultural backgrounds) chosen by the instructor.

This course is required of all English majors, but it is open to all students who have fulfilled the first-year writing requirement or its equivalent.

Students wishing to become English majors should take 201 and 202 as early as possible, preferably in the sophomore year.

Attendance is expected and required.