Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015
ENL 290 Introduction to Literary Studies
4 hours; 4 credits
An introduction to the study of literature and specifically to the ways that people think, talk, and write about literature. It addresses the basic questions of literary study and its vocabulary: What is literature? What are the main kinds of literature? What are the main approaches to the study of literature? The course includes reading and writing about a selection of major works that represent a variety of periods and movements. It offers the rudiments of the knowledge necessary for further study in the field. This course is required for all English majors.
Prerequisite: ENG 151
Pre or corequisite: Any 200 level ENH course
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