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ENGL-240 - British Literature Since 1798
British Literature Since 1798 provides a survey of British Literature since the onset of the English Romantic movement. Students will explore the Romantic, Victorian, and Modernist periods and cultural issues relevant to each, such as domestic ideology, the rise of the middle class, Social Darwinism, and imperialism. Prerequisite: ENGL-101 with a minimum grade of C or better. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. GENERAL EDUCATION and DIVERSITY
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
English, Gen Ed Humanities, General Education Elective, General Ed Arts and Humanities, General Education Diversity
Subject:
English*
Prerequisites:
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
    Corequisites:
    None
    Credits:
    3
    1. Explain how selected works of literature represent the British Romantic, Victorian, and Modernist periods (GE 3, PG2, PG3) 2. Apply social-historical contexts to deepen reading comprehension and expand reflection (GE 3, PG1, PG2, PG3) 3. Conduct academic research to develop well-informed literary interpretations (GE 4, PG5) 4. Give an oral presentation on background information relevant to a selected work of literature (GE1, PG4, PG5) 5. Write thesis-driven literary essays, supported by a close reading of primary and secondary sources (GE1, PG2, PG3, PG4, PG5) 6. Analyze how selected works of literature present the struggle of historically marginalized groups in British society, such as women, social pariahs, colonized peoples, and the impoverished (GE3, GE8, PG1, PG3, PG5)H3 H4 H5 E4)
    ENGL-240
    British Literature Since 1798
    Course: ENGL-240 - British Literature Since 1798

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