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2010-11 Online Catalogue

Graduate Courses in English (ENGS)

ENGS 201 - Sem Engl Lang or Critical Thry
Recent topics: "Origins and Development of the English Language;" "Re-disciplining the History of Literature and Prerequisites: 86, 6 hours at the intermediate level, and instructor permission
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 202 - Sem Engl Lang or Critical Thry
Recent topics: "Origins and Development of the English Language;" "Re-disciplining the History of Literature and the Literature of History;" "Women's Texts." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 211 - Sem in Composition & Rhetoric
Recent topics: "Writing the New Yorker;" "Writing Vermont Life;" "Editing and Publishing." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 212 - Sem in Composition & Rhetoric
Recent topics: "Writing the New Yorker;" "Writing Vermont Life;" "Editing and Publishing." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; and Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 221 - Seminar in Literature to 1800
Recent topics: "Women in 17th Century English Poetry;" "Dante and the Experience of Reading;" "Orality and Textuality in Middle English Literature." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 222 - Seminar in Literature to 1800
Recent topics: "Women in 17th Century English Poetry;" "Dante and the Experience of Reading;" "Orality and Textuality in Middle English Literature." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 241 - Seminar in 19th Century Lit
Recent topics: "Dickens"; "Reader, I Married Him: The Brontes;" "Love, Marriage, and Literary Criticism: Jane Austen;" "Reading Serially: The Victorian Novel;" "Invisible Man and 19th Century American Literature," "The Gothic." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 242 - Seminar in 19th Century Lit
Recent topics: "Dickens"; "Reader, I Married Him: The Brontes;" "Love, Marriage, and Literary Criticism: Jane Austen;" "Reading Serially: The Victorian Novel;" "Invisible Man and 19th Century American Literature," "The Gothic." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 251 - Seminar in 20th Century Lit
Recent topics: "The Beat Generation;" "Literature and Society in Modern Ireland;" "Dostoevsky's Influence on 20th Century American Literature." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 252 - Seminar in 20th Century Lit
Recent topics: "The Beat Generation;" "Literature and Society in Modern Ireland;" "Dostoevsky's Influence on 20th Century American Literature." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 281 - Sem Lit Themes,Genres,Folklore
Recent topics: "Spiritual Journeys;" "Murder, He Said: Detective Fiction;" "Chekhov to Cheever: The Short Story." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 282 - Sem Lit Themes,Genres,Folklore
Recent topics: "Spiritual Journeys;" "Murder, He Said: Detective Fiction;" "Chekhov to Cheever: The Short Story." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 290 - Sem Prospective Tchrs of Engl
Approaches to teaching composition, literature, and the English language in secondary school. This course does not logical, artistic, economic, and sociological history of the cinema from its inception through the 1920s. Prerequisites: 86, 6 hours at the intermediate level, and instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 295 - Advanced Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: ENGS 086, six hours at the intermediate level, and Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENGS 296 - Advanced Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: ENGS 086, six hours at the intermediate level, and instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ENGS 320 - Seminar:Major Author
In-depth study of the works, critical reception, and context of an author writing in English. Representative topics: Chaucer; Shakespeare; Milton; Austen; Dickinson; Morrison.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 330 - Seminar:Literary Period
Advanced survery of authors, themes, genres, and/or cultural context in a British or American literary period. Representative topics: British Renaissance; Restoration and Eighteenth Century; Victorian; American Renaissance.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 340 - Studies in Rhetoric & Comp
Introduction to current issues in the field. Representative topics: Rhetorical theory; gender, class, and composing: writing across the curriculum; collaborative learning, literature and composition.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 345 - Practicum in Teaching Writing
Introduces new graduate teaching assistants in English to best practices in teaching college composition and provides support for their first semester teaching ENGS 001. Prerequistes: Admission to English Graduate program; appointment to a Graduate teaching assistantship; permission of Instructor or English department Graduate advisor.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 350 - Surv of Lit Theory & Criticism
Theory and Criticism.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 360 - Seminar:Special Topics
Topic varies, based on faculty research. Representative topics: orality and literacy in medieval literature; feminist theory; anthropological approaches to literature; narrative theory and Victorian novels.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 370 - Principles of Literary Rsch
Methods of literary study, research, and scholarship, including bibliographic, manuscript, and archival work.
Credits: 3.00
ENGS 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
ENGS 392 - Seminar Paper Review
Credits: 0.00
ENGS 397 - Special Readings & Research
Directed individual study of areas not appropriately covered by existing courses. Permission of Graduate Director.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
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