Literature

Courses

LIT 2000. Survey of American Lit I. 3 hrs.

Survey of American Literature from its settlement to 1855. A consideration of representative major writers, the significance of their contributions and influence. Attention also to the social, economic, and political milieu and influences upon literature. Prerequisite: A "C" grade or better in ENG 1001 and 1002 (May be taken concurrently with ENG 1002 upon consent of the Instructor and the Dean). IAI: H3 914.

LIT 2001. Major English Writers I. 3 hrs.

A study of the principal works and writers of the British Isles, from the Anglo-Saxon period through the 18th century, with special attention to political, social and philosophical backgrounds. Prerequisite: A "C" grade or better in ENG 1001 and 1002 (May be taken concurrently with ENG 1002 upon consent of the Instructor and the Dean). IAI: H3 912.

LIT 2005. Children's Literature. 3 hrs.

A study of the major genres, themes and critical concerns of literature written for children and young adults. Special attention to the historical, social, and cultural contexts that have influenced literature for young people. Prerequisite: A "C" grade or better in ENG 1001 and 1002 (May be taken concurrently with ENG 1002 upon consent of the Dean). IAI: H3 918.

LIT 2010. Survey of American Literature II. 3 hrs.

A continuation of the survey described for LIT 2000 from 1855 to the present. A consideration of representative major writers, the significance of their contributions and influence is covered. Attention is also given to the social economic, and political milieu and influences upon literature. Prerequisite: A "C" grade or better in ENG 1001 and 1002 (May be taken concurrently with ENG 1002 upon consent of the Dean). IAI: H3 915.

LIT 2011. Major English Writers II. 3 hrs.

A continuation of the subject material offered in LIT 2001: Major English Writers I, beginning with writers of the Romantic period and concluding with writers of the twentieth century. Prerequisite: A "C" grade or better in ENG 1001 and 1002 (May be taken concurrently with ENG 1002 upon consent of the Instructor and the Dean). IAI: H3 913.

LIT 2013. Fiction. 3 hrs.

Designed to acquaint the student with a selection of masterpieces of fiction. The emphasis will be on the pleasures and subtlety of the details and narrative artistry contained in the novels and short stories. The course is less a historical survey than an intense appreciation of individual works of art. Prerequisite: A "C" grade or better in ENG 1001 and 1002(May be taken concurrently with ENG 1002 upon consent of the Dean). IAI: H3 901.

LIT 2021. Intro To Shakespeare I. 3 hrs.

A consideration of the development of Shakespeare's dramatic genius through a study of selected comedies, tragedies, and chronicles. Prerequisite: A "C" grade or better in ENG 1001 and 1002 (May be taken concurrently with ENG 1002 upon consent of the Dean). IAI: H3 905.

LIT 2023. Science Fiction. 3 hrs.

A study of a major type of "popular literature," the course closely investigates the creation of futuristic fiction, its techniques and forms. Extensive reading in both short stories and novels will develop the student's abilities to understand how such literature contributes to western literary tradition. Two sci-fi movies are included in order to study this literature in a popular medium. Prerequisite: A "C" grade or better in ENG 1001 and 1002 (May be taken concurrently with ENG 1002 upon consent of the Dean).