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ENGL 400 Authors, Texts, Contexts (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Styles, cultural milieus, critical perspectives toward particular English- language authors and/or movements they represent, and the idea of authorship. (Section subtitles may appear in the Schedule of Courses.)
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 401 Studies in Genre (3 per semester, maximum of 6) English-language texts exemplifying particular genres, with attention to critical theories, historical development, rhetorical strategies, and social, cultural, and aesthetic values. (Section subtitles may appear in the Schedule of Courses.)
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 401W Creative Writing Theory (3) Theories of art and creativity which inform the making of literary works.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ENGL 200;ELISH 201, ELISH 209, ENGL 212 orENGL 213  

ENGL 402 Literature and Society (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Texts confronting social, political, technological, or other issues in the English-speaking world. (Section subtitles may appear in the Schedule of Courses.)
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 403 Literature and Culture (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Historical, theoretical, and practical issues within cultural studies in relation to English-speaking texts. (Section subtitles may appear in the Schedule of Courses.)
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 404 Mapping Identity, Difference, and Place (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Ethnicity, gender, class, race with reference to theoretical inquiry into identity, difference, and place in English-language literatures. (Section subtitles may appear in the Schedule of Courses.)
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 405 Taking Shakespeare From Page to Stage (3) Students experience a Shakespeare play as a text to be explicated and as a script to be performed.
Effective: Summer 2003
Prerequisite: permission of program  

ENGL 407 History of the English Language (3) Historical and structural study of developments in English sounds, forms, inflections, syntax, derivations, and meanings.
Effective: Spring 1987
Prerequisite: ENGL 100;ENGL 202A, ENGL 202B, ENGL 202C orENGL 202D  

ENGL 409 Composition Theory and Practice for Teachers (3) An overview of the theory and practice of writing for teachers, with emphasis on the writing process.
Effective: Summer 2000
Prerequisite: permission of the program   Concurrent: EDUC 452

ENGL 412 Advanced Fiction Writing (3 per semester/maximum of 12) Advanced study of the techniques of fiction writing; regular practice in writing the short story; group discussion of student work.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ENGL 212  

ENGL 413 Advanced Poetry Writing (3 per semester/maximum of 12) Advanced study of the techniques of poetic composition; regular practice in writing poetry; group discussion of student work.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ENGL 213  

ENGL 414 Biographical Writing (3) Writing of biography and autobiography, character sketches, "profiles," and literary portraits; analysis and interpretations of source materials.
Effective: Spring 1987
Prerequisite: ENGL 200, ENGL 202B, ENGL 210, ENGL 212 orENGL 215  

ENGL 415 Advanced Nonfiction Writing (3 per semester/maximum of 12) Advanced study of the principles of nonfiction; substantial practice in writing and submitting magazine articles for publication.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ENGL 212 orENGL 215  

ENGL 416 Science Writing (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Prepares scientists and writers to gather, interpret, and present scientific information to the layman with clarity and accuracy.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: COMM 260W, ENGL 202C, ENGL 210, ENGL 215 orENGL 421  

ENGL 417 The Editorial Process (3) The process of editing from typescript through final proof.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: ENGL 202A, ENGL 202B, ENGL 202C, ENGL 202D, ENGL 210, ENGL 215  

ENGL 418 Advanced Technical Writing and Editing (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Preparing and editing professional papers for subject specialists and for others interested in careers as writers or editors.
Effective: Fall 1987
Prerequisite: ENGL 202A, ENGL 202B, ENGL 202C, ENGL 202D orENGL 215  

ENGL 419 Advanced Business Writing (3) Preparing and editing reports and presentations common to business, industry, and government.
Effective: Fall 1987
Prerequisite: ENGL 202A, ENGL 202B, ENGL 202C orENGL 202D  

ENGL 420 Writing for the Web (3) Analysis and composition of informative, persuasive, and "creative" Web texts, based on rhetorical principles; no prior Web writing experience required.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 421 Advanced Expository Writing (3) Develops skill in writing expository essays, with particular attention to style. Intended for liberal arts majors.
Effective: Spring 1987
Prerequisite: ENGL 202A, ENGL 202B, ENGL 202C orENGL 202D  

ENGL 422 Fiction Workshop (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Practice and criticism in the composition of the short story and the novel.
Effective: Spring 1985
Prerequisite: ENGL 412  

ENGL 423 Poetry Writing Workshop (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Extensive practice in writing poetry; consideration of contemporary poetic forms; selected readings.
Effective: Spring 1985
Prerequisite: ENGL 413  

ENGL 424 (ENVST 424) Creative Writing and the Natural World (3) Creative writing workshop focused on the environment and related issues.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: ENGL 050 orENVST 100  

ENGL 425 Nonfiction Workshop (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Extensive writing of nonfiction for publication; an introduction to the principles of writing the nonfiction book.
Effective: Spring 1985
Prerequisite: ENGL 415  

ENGL 426 (US) (LTNST 426) Chicana and Chicano Cultural Production: Literature, Film, Music (3) An in-depth study of Chicana/Chicano literature, film, and music from the inception of the Chicano Movement (1965-1975) to the present.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: 3 credits in English  

ENGL 427 (J ST 427) Topics in Jewish American Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 9) An in-depth examination of important themes, writers, and/or historical developments in Jewish Literature of the United States.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 428 (US) (AAS 428) Asian American Literatures (3 per semester/maximum of 6) A seminar on the literatures and cultures of Asian America, with attention to forms of geographic, historical, and ethnic diversity.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

ENGL 429 (CMLIT 429) New Media and Literature (3) New media literary genres; critical discussion of creative works in digital media.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

ENGL 430 The American Renaissance (3) Studies in the works and the interrelationships of writers such as Emerson, Hawthorne, Poe, Thoreau, Whitman, Melville, and Dickinson.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 431 (US) (AM ST 475) Black American Writers (3 per semester, maximum of 6) A particular genre or historical period in the development of Black American literature.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 432 The American Novel to 1900 (3) Such writers as Hawthorne, Melville, Stowe, Mark Twain, James, Crane, Chopin, and others.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 433 The American Novel: 1900-1945 (3) Such writers as Wharton, Dreiser, Cather, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Hemingway, Hurston, Wright, and others.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 434 (AM ST 472) Topics in American Literature (3 per semester) Focused study of a particular genre, theme, or problem in American literature. (May be repeated for credit.)
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: 6 credits of ENGL ENLSH or LIT  

ENGL 435 The American Short Story (3) Development of the short story as a recognized art form, with emphasis on major writers.
Effective: Spring 1984
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 436 American Fiction Since 1945 (3) Representative fiction by such writers as Barth, Bellow, Ellison, Heller, Mailer, Morrison, Nabokov, Oates, O'Connor, Pynchon, Updike, Walker.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 437 The Poet in America (3) American poets such as Bradstreet, Taylor, Poe, Emerson, Whitman, Dickinson, Frost, Eliot, Stevens, Hughes, Brooks, Moore, Williams, Plath, Rich, Lowell.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 438 American Drama (3) Development from the colonial period to playwrights such as O'Neill, Wilder, Hellman, Miller, Williams, Albee, Shepard, Norman, Wilson, and others.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 439 American Nonfiction Prose (3) Major prose writers such as Franklin, Emerson, Thoreau, Fuller, Henry Adams, Mailer, Baldwin, McCarthy, Dillard, Didion, Angelou, and others.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 440 Studies in Shakespeare (3) Intensive study of a single genre, topic, or critical approach to selected plays.
Effective: Summer 1991
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 441 Chaucer (3) The principal narrative poems and their background.
Effective: Spring 1984
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 442 Medieval English Literature (3) Study of major works and genres of medieval English literature, exclusive of Chaucer.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 443 The English Renaissance (3) Such writers as More, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne, Jonson, Bacon, and Marvell.
Effective: Spring 1984
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 444 Shakespeare (3) Selected tragedies, comedies, and histories.
Effective: Spring 1984
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 445 Shakespeare's Contemporaries (3) Selected plays by Shakespeare's major predecessors and contemporaries: Kyd, Marlowe, Jonson, Webster, Marston, Middleton, and others.
Effective: Spring 1984
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 446 Milton (3) Analysis of principal poems and their background.
Effective: Spring 1984
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 447 The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century (3) The neoclassical age (1660-1776). Such writers as Dryden, Congreve, Swift, Pope, Fielding, Goldsmith, Sheridan, Boswell, Johnson.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 448 The English Novel to Jane Austen (3) Novelists such as Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, Sterne, and Austen.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 450 The Romantics (3) Poets such as Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Shelley, and Byron; also prose by writers such as Hazlitt, Lamb, and DeQuincey.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 451 Literary Modernism in English (3) Survey of literary modernism in English and English translation in a variety of genres, including poetry, fiction, and drama.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030 orENGL 137 orCAS 137 andENGL 138T orCAS 138T  

ENGL 452 The Victorians (3) Poets such as Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, and Hopkins; also prose by writers such as Carlyle, Mill, Ruskin, and Arnold.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 453 Victorian Novel (3) Novelists such as the Brontes, Thackeray, Dickens, George Eliot, Meredith, and Hardy.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 454 Modern British and Irish Drama (3) From Wilde and Shaw to the present season.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 455 Topics in British Literature (3) Focused study of a particular genre, theme, or problem in British literature. (May be repeated for credit.)
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: 6 credits of ENGL ENLSH or LIT  

ENGL 456 British Fiction, 1900-1945 (3) Major writers such as Conrad, Lawrence, Mansfield, Forster, Joyce, Woolf, Waugh, Greene, Bowen, Beckett, and others.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 457 British Fiction Since 1945 (3) Readings in British fiction since World War II.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 458 Twentieth-Century Poetry (3) Poets writing in English such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, Frost, Auden, Stevens, Plath, Bishop, Brooks, H.D., and others.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 460 Business and Literature (3) An investigation into how writers and the cultures in which they write have represented business and those engaged in it.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 ; orENGL 015A ; orENGL 015S ; orENGL 030 ; orENGL 030S ; orENGL 137H andENGL 138T  

ENGL 461 (US) The Vernacular Roots of African American Literature (3) The relationship between oral tradition and literary texts and the double consciousness of African American voice in "print."
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 462 (US) (WMNST 462) Reading Black, Reading Feminist (3) Female identity and its construction in textual representations of gender, class, color, and cultural difference in English-language literatures.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 463 (US) African American Autobiography (3) The African American literary quest for identity and its adaptation to Euro-American culture and autobiographies.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 466 (US) African American Novel I (3) Thematic, structural, and stylistic characteristics of the African American novel from residually oral forms to satiric realism.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 467 (US) African American Novel II (3) Thematic, stylistic, and structural characteristics of the African American novel from naturalism to modernism and postmodernism.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 468 (US) African American Poetry (3) African American poetry within the contexts of the black oral tradition and transformed European literary tradition.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 469 (US) (AF AM 469) Slavery and the Literary Imagination (3) The impact of slavery on the petitions, poetry, slave narratives, autobiographies, and novels of African Americans.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 470 Rhetorical Theory and Practice (3) Application of certain rhetorical principles to problems in composition. Writing exercise. Designed as preparation for the teaching of composition.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 471 Rhetorical Traditions (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Introduces major traditions of rhetorical inquiry and their relevance for English studies. (Section subtitles may appear in the Schedule of Courses.)
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 472 Current Theories of Writing and Reading (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Investigates models of textual production and reception current within English studies. (Section subtitles may appear in the Schedule of Courses.)
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 473 Rhetorical Approaches to Discourse (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Practices the criticism of written texts from selected rhetorical perspectives. (Section subtitles may appear in the Schedule of Courses.)
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 474 Issues in Rhetoric and Composition (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Examines selected topics in the field of rhetoric and composition. (Section subtitles may appear in the Schedule of Courses.)
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 477 Teaching Children's Literature (3) Teaching Children's Literature in light of recent literary pedagogy, the history of childhood, and critical approaches to Children's Literature.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ENGL 202  

ENGL 479 Business or Technical Writing Practicum (1-3) Practical experience applying business or technical writing principles, working with advanced business, science, or engineering students on classroom projects.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:ENGL 418 orENGL 419  

ENGL 480 Communication Design for Writers (3) This course explores visual design, non-verbal communication, and software packages used in professional settings to most effectively present written communications.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030;ENGL 202A, ENGL 202B, ENGL 202C orENGL 202D ; 7th semester standing or higher  

ENGL 481 Literary Theory: Historical Perspectives (3) Selected topics in the history of literary criticism and theory within the English-language tradition.
Effective: Summer 1994
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 482 Contemporary Literary Theory and Practice (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Contemporary literary theories and their implication for critical practice as applied to British, American, and other English-language literary works.
Effective: Summer 1992
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 ORENGL 030  

ENGL 482W Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory (3) Contemporary literary and cultural theories and their implication for critical practice as applies to a variety of texts, e.g. literary, linguistic, visual, multimedia, and/or popular.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030H;ENGL 200  

ENGL 483 Problems in Critical Theory and Practice (3) Intensive study of one or more recent theoretical approaches as applied to British, American, and other English-language literary works.
Effective: Summer 1994
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 484 James Joyce (3) Analysis of principal works and their background.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ENGL 002;ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 485 Australian and New Zealand Literature and Culture (3) Questions of nationality, identity, gender, race, class, colonialism, and postcolonialism in these literatures.
Effective: Summer 1995
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 486 (IL) The World Novel in English (3) Studies in the novel, written in English, by writers outside of the United States and Great Britain.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ENGL 002;ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 487W Senior Seminar (3) Issues, themes, periods, critical theories, etc., that invite students to use prior English studies, limited to seniors majoring in English.
Effective: Summer 1997
Prerequisite: six credits of 400-level courses in English  

ENGL 488 (IL) (CMLIT 488) Modern Continental Drama (3) From Ibsen to the drama of today: Strindberg, Chekhov, Hauptmann, Pirandello, Ionesco, Beckett, Genet, and others.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 489 (WMNST 489) British Women Writers (3) A study of selected British women writers.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: 6 credits of ENGL  

ENGL 490 (US;IL) (WMNST 490) Women Writers and Their Worlds (3) American and British literature written from the perspective of women.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 491 The Capstone Course in Professional Writing (3) This culminating course for Professional Writing majors concentrates on reflective analyses, design, and presentation of documents in the development of professional portfolios.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030;ENGL 202A, ENGL 202B, ENGL 202C orENGL 202D ;seventh-semester standing or higher; enrollment in Professional Writing major  

ENGL 492 (AM ST 476, WMNST 491) American Women Writers (3) A study of selected American women writers.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: 6 credits of ENGL  

ENGL 493 (AM ST 493) The Folktale in American Literature (3) A survey of the literary uses of the folktale and legendary materials, with particular concentration on the literature of America.
Effective: Spring 1986
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030  

ENGL 494 Senior Thesis in English (1-6) Senior English (ELISH) majors write a thesis arranged with in-charge person and submit it to a faculty committee for appraisal.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing  

ENGL 494H Senior Thesis in English (1-6) Senior English (ELISH) majors write a thesis arranged with in-charge person and submit it to a faculty committee for appraisal.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing  

ENGL 495 Internship (3-12) Supervised practicum in fields appropriate to the English major.
Effective: Spring 2001
 

ENGL 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGL 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGL 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

ENGL 499 (IL) Foreign Study--English (3-6) Studies abroad in English language and/or literature.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

ENGL 501 Materials and Methods of Research (3) Materials and techniques of research in English and American literary history; form and content of these. Required of all graduate students with an English major.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGL 502 Theory and Teaching of Composition (3) Study of grammar, logic, rhetoric, and style in their applicability to teaching composition.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ENGL 503 (LL ED 503) Research Methods in Composition (3) Introduction to the issues and methods of empirical research in composition.
Effective: Fall 1993
 

ENGL 504 Rhetoric and Poetics (3) Historical relations between rhetorical theory and poetics; approaches to rhetorical criticism of poetic discourse.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

ENGL 506 The English Language (3) A problem-centered approach to literary and oral forms of English, utilizing historical and analytic perspectives.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ENGL 507 English Composition Studies (3) An overview of composition studies, with particular attention to the schools of writing pedagogy.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: EDUC 452, ENGL 409 Bachelor's degree permission of the program  

ENGL 510 Scholarly Editing: Theory and Practice (3) Study of editorial theory from McKerrow and Greg to the present; experience in scholarly editing and manuscript study.
Effective: Fall 1989
Prerequisite: ENGL 501  

ENGL 511 Thesis Workshop and Professional Writing (3) Professional writing for graduate students.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

ENGL 512 The Writing of Fiction (3 per semester/maximum of 15) Supervised workshop in advanced techniques of writing fiction.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

ENGL 513 The Writing of Poetry (3 per semester/maximum of 15) For the student with considerable experience in writing poetry; a workshop devoted to advanced poetic technique.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

ENGL 515 The Writing of Nonfiction (3 per semester/maximum of 15) Supervised workshop in advanced nonfiction techniques.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

ENGL 521 Old English Language (3) An introduction to the main features of the Old English language; readings in simple Old English prose and poetry.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ENGL 522 Beowulf (3) Reading and critical analysis.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: ENGL 521  

ENGL 530 The Literature of Biography and Autobiography (1-3 per semester, maximum of 6) Study of biographical and autobiographical theory and practice through analysis of major English and American works in each genre.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

ENGL 540 Studies in Elizabethan Prose and Poetry (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Major figures studied will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include figures such as Spenser and Sidney.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 541 Medieval Studies (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Studies in medieval English literature. Topics studied might include medieval romances, drama, or major figures aside from Chaucer.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 542 Middle English Literature (3) A survey of Middle English literature, exclusive of Chaucer.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

ENGL 543 Studies in Early Seventeenth-Century Literature (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Major figures studied will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Donne, Herbert, Jonson, Bacon.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 545 Chaucer (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Major and minor works of Geoffrey Chaucer. The works studied will vary from year to year.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 546 Milton (3) The poetry and prose of John Milton.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ENGL 548 Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) English drama from 1558 to 1642, exclusive of Shakespeare.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 549 Shakespeare (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Special problems of sources, chronology, text, characterization, and motivation in the drama.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 550 English Literature 1660-1800 (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Major figures studied will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Dryden, Swift, Pope, Johnson, Fielding, Gibbon.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 553 Literacy Studies (3) An overview of current research on literacy, with particular attention to language, thought, and learning and their applications to writing.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: EDUC 452 orENGL 409 ; Bachelor's Degree and permission of program  

ENGL 554 Studies in Early American Literature (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Major figures studied will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Bradstreet, Taylor, Mather, Franklin, Edwards, Paine.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 558 Nineteenth-Century British Fiction (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Major figures studied will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Dickens, Thackeray, the Brontes, George Eliot, Hardy.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 560 American Romanticism (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Major figures studied will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Hawthorne, Melville, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 561 Studies in the Romantic Movement (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Major figures studied will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Keats.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 562 Studies in the Literature of Victorian England (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Figures will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Newman, Ruskin, Trollope.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 564 Studies in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Writers will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Cooper, Poe, Dickinson, Twain, James.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 565 Period Studies in African-American Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Studies of periods in African-American literature. Periods might include the Harlem Renaissance or the Black Arts Movement.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

ENGL 566 Genre Studies in African-American Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Genre will vary from year to year, but will include categories such as poetry, fiction, essays, sermons, autobiographies, short stories.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

ENGL 567 Thematic Studies in African-American Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Exploration of key concepts in African-American culture as manifested in various literary discourses.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

ENGL 568 Gender Issues in African-American Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Gender issues in African-American literature and culture. Issues may include the Black woman writer or Gay and Lesbian writers.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

ENGL 570 The Writer as Critic: Reviewing Contemporary Poetry, Fiction, and Non-Fiction (3) Students will write and revise book reviews of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction for a variety of newspapers and literary magazines.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

ENGL 571 Writer in the Community (3) Students study the theory and practice of creative writing pedagogy in non-university settings.
Effective: Summer 2009
 

ENGL 573 Studies in Twentieth-Century British Literature (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Major figures studied will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Yeats, Conrad, Joyce, Shaw, Lawrence, Auden.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 574 Studies in Twentieth-Century American Literature (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Figures studied will vary from year to year. Writers studied might include Dreiser, Wharton, Eliot, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, O'Neill, Williams.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 575 Experimentation and Modernism in Twentieth-Century British and American Fiction (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Figures studied will be drawn from the era of Joyce and Virginia Woolf to the present.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 576 Studies in Twentieth-Century American Fiction (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Concentrated study in such major American writers as Hemingway, Faulkner, and Fitzgerald.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 577 Contemporary Fiction (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) Exploration of contemporary English language fiction.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 580 (VSTUD 580) Comics and Graphic Novels (3) A survey of comics and graphic novels, primarily in English.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

ENGL 582 Survey of Contemporary Literary Theory (3) Exploration of the dimensions of discourse as reflected in recent theories of rhetoric, poetics, and literary criticism.
Effective: Summer 1990
 

ENGL 583 Studies in Critical Theory (1-3 per semester/maximum of 12) Study of specific contemporary critical approaches to literature and application to English and/or American literary works.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 584 Studies in Rhetoric (1-3 per semester/maximum of 12) Specific rhetorical problems, issues, or figures; topics will change from year to year.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 586 Readings in Literature (1-12) Programs of readings designed to meet specific needs of individual students.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ENGL 588 Studies in American Fiction (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) No description.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 589 Studies in American Poetry (1-3 per semester, maximum of 12) No description.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

ENGL 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

ENGL 596 Individual Studies (1-12) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2009
 

ENGL 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

ENGL 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGL 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGL 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised experience in teaching and orientation to other selected aspects of the profession at The Pennsylvania State University.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGL 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university.
Effective: Spring 2000
 

ENGL 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGL 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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