The Literature of Fantasy (3) Literature(s) of fantasy from early forms through a variety of contemporary traditions.
ENGL 192 The Literature of Fantasy (3)
(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.
Perhaps more than any other genre of speculative fiction, fantasy is richly varied. This course examines the development of literary traditions in fantasy literature from their earliest origins in mythology and folklore, through the historical development of classic fantasy works, into the books, movies and other fictions of the modern day. The course also explores different critical and theoretical approaches to the student of fantasy literature and related artistic traditions, as surrealism and magical realism¬. In addition to completing primary readings, students will engage in weekly lecture/discussions of materials. Evaluation for the course includes essay exams and a course project. English 192 satisfies the GH requirement. The course can count toward the major and toward the minor in English. Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor.
General Education: GH
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities
Effective: Spring 2011
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.