ENGL 221 Introduction to Literary Theory 3.0; 3 cr.
Students are introduced to the history of literary theory and to the dominant schools of contemporary literary study, which an emphasis on the practical application of those schools. Annually.
ENGL 222 Literature and Culture 3.0; 3 cr.
A course that considers major works of literature, specifically in the context of twentieth-century cultural theory, including Marxism, post colonialism, national literatures, ethnic writings, and feminist theory. The primary intention of this course is to explore how various texts interact with their societies, or how those societies are influential in the construction of literary works. Annually.
ENGL 223 Literary Aesthetics 3.0; 3 cr.
A course that locates classical literary texts in the context of ideas and theories related to art, as espoused by major figures in literary history and philosophy. Annually.