University of Vermont

2013-2014 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 the Literature of History." Prerequisites: ENGS 086, six 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. Prerequisites: ENGS 086, six 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