English

The completion of English 1158 is required of all students and is prerequisite to all courses numbered 2000 and above. To be eligible for English courses numbered 3000 to 4999, students must have completed 45 hours of coursework, including six hours of literature courses in the English Department, numbered from 2000 to 2999. For qualified students, honors sections are usually available in English 1158 (course number 1159) and in a 2000-level literature course (varies by semester; section number 195).
 
There are three possible grades in English courses numbered below 1000: P, U, and F. P denotes satisfactory completion of the course. U denotes unsuccessful participation and is given to the student who attends class regularly but does not pass. F denotes non-participation and is given to the student who does unsatisfactory work and is absent for the equivalent of more than two weeks.

ENGL 100             Intensive English for International Students                                                   6 cr.
Prerequisite: Placement through UNO English Placement Exam or from Intensive English Language Program. An intensive composition course for students whose native language is not English. Six class hours per week. ENGL 100 may not be counted for fulfillment of degree requirements.

ENGL 1003           English Composition Supplemental Support                                                  1 cr.
Prerequisites: Open only for Pathway students and concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1157 is required. A 1-hour writing studio for developing writers concurrently enrolled in English 1157, ENGL 1003 provides supplemental support in written English composition.

ENGL 1157           English Composition                                                                                         3 cr.
This course is the first in a two-semester sequence; it introduces students to the rhetorical strategies, critical thinking skills, and conventions they will need to engage in wide variety of discourse they encounter in and out of the classroom. Students produce a minimum of three projects, comprised of no less than 5000 words (total), 3000 of which are formally assessed. The assignments that lead to the production of these three projects introduce students to the conventions of a variety of genres and media, teach students how to conduct research and to integrate their findings into their own writings, invest students in the process of writing (inquiring, researching, drafting, reflecting, revising), and create opportunities for students to understand how audience and purpose govern the content, scope, organization, and expression of their ideas

ENGL 1158           English Composition                                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisites: Completion of ENGL 1157, minimum score of 28 ACT English (620 SAT Verbal), minimum score of 3 on the AP Language and Composition Exam, or placement via UNO's English Placement Test. This course is the second in a two-semester sequence. Students produce no fewer than two projects, comprised of at least 5000 words (total), 3000 of which are formally assessed. At least one project must be argumentative. In all projects, students employ a range of research methods, integrate others' ideas effectively, engage in discourse, and apply appropriate rhetorical strategies (e.g., considering opposing viewpoints). Participating in the writing process, inquiring, researching, drafting, reflecting, and revising is essential in producing successful projects. Students who successfully complete ENGL 1158 demonstrate proficiency in applying the rhetorical strategies, critical thinking skills, and writing conventions deemed essential for success.

ENGL 1159           English Composition Honors                                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisites: Completion of ENGL 1157, minimum score of 28 ACT English (630 SAT Verbal), minimum score of 3 on the AP Language and Composition Exam, or placement via UNO's English Placement Test. This course is the Honors section of ENGL 1158; please refer to the course description for ENGL 1158.

ENGL 2031           Survey of American Literature before the Civil War                                        3 cr.
A study of American literature from the Colonial period to the Civil War, emphasizing the literary elements of the texts and their relation to the literary, historical, and cultural contexts.  This course is open to all students; it is required of English majors.

ENGL 2032           Survey of American Literature after the Civil War                                           3 cr.
A study of American literature from the Civil War to the present, emphasizing the literary elements of the texts and their relation to the literary, historical, and cultural contexts.  This course is open to all students; it is required of English majors.

ENGL 2041           Major American Writers                                                                                     3 cr.
A study of works of important authors from 1600 to the present.  Intended for non-English majors.

ENGL 2043           New Orleans Literature                                                                                     3 cr.
This course covers selected literary works set in New Orleans.

ENGL 2071           African-American Literature I                                                                            3 cr.
Writings of African-Americans to 1939.

ENGL 2072           African-American Literature II                                                                           3 cr.
Writings of African-Americans since 1939.

ENGL 2090           Special Studies in Literature and Language                                                   3 cr.
Reading, evaluation, and discussion of selected writers, works, or literary topics. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 2151           Introduction to Non-Fiction Writing                                                                 3 cr.
The theory and practice of exposition, description, and narration.

ENGL 2152           Technical Writing                                                                                               3 cr.
A course designed primarily for students in science and engineering: the various forms of expository writing, with special emphasis on the preparation of reports or technical papers.

ENGL 2154           Introduction to Creative Writing:  Nonfiction                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite:  One English course that includes nonfiction (ENGL 2218, 2258, 2031, 2032, 2341, 2342, 2071, 2072, 2279, 2378) or consent of department.  An introduction to the basic forms, techniques, and subgenres of creative nonfiction writing, including personal essays, literary journalism, profiles, memoir, writing about the natural world, travel writing, and others.

ENGL 2155           Introduction to Professional Writing                                                               3 cr.
An introduction to the basic forms and techniques of professional writing disciplines (such as technical writing, journalism, business writing, technical and professional editing) as well as basic rehtorical principles.

ENGL 2160           Introduction to Creative Writing                                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite: A 3-hour literature course at 2000 level or above or consent of the department. An introduction to the basic genres and subgenres, forms, and techniques of creative writing.

ENGL 2161           Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite: One English course that includes fiction (ENGL 2238, 2258, 2031, 2032, 2341, 2342, 2041, 2043, 2071, 2072, 2090, 2378) or consent of department.  An introduction to the basic forms and techniques of fiction writing.

ENGL 2163           Introduction to Creative Writing:  Poetry                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite:  One English course that includes poetry (ENGL 2228, 2258, 2031, 2032, 2341, 2342, 2041, 2043, 2071, 2072, 2090, 2378, 2521) or consent of department.  An introduction to the basic forms and techniques of poetry writing.

ENGL 2208           Reading Drama                                                                                                   3 cr.
Offered each semester.  A general introduction to the study and appreciation of drama.

ENGL 2218           Reading Creative Nonfiction Literature                                                           3 cr.
A general introduction to the study and appreciation of creative nonfiction literature.

ENGL 2228           Reading Poetry                                                                                                  3 cr.
Offered each semester.  A general introduction to the study and appreciation of poetry.

ENGL 2238           Reading Fiction                                                                                                 3 cr.
Offered each semester. A general introduction to the study and appreciation of fiction.

ENGL 2258           Interpreting Literature                                                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite:  Departmental consent.  An intensive course in writing about various literary genres, designed to sharpen literary skills. Required for English majors.

ENGL 2279           The Literature of Ancient Greece                                                                     3 cr.
Open only to honors students concurrently enrolled in A&S 1119. An intensive writing course on art, literature, and philosophy of Ancient Greece.

ENGL 2311           American Film as Literary Art                                                                            3 cr.
An introduction to the literary art of American film based on representative classics. A laboratory fee is required.

ENGL 2312           International Film As Literary Art                                                                     3 cr.
An introduction to the literary art of film based on representative international films. Completion of ENGL 2311 is recommended. A laboratory fee is required.

ENGL 2341           A Survey of British Literature from the Anglo-Saxon Period through the Later Eighteenth Century                                                                                                                                3 cr.
A study of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period through the later eighteenth century, emphasizing the literary elements of the texts and their relation to the literary, historical, and cultural contexts.  This course is open to all students; it is required of English majors.

ENGL 2342           A Survey of British Literature from the Romantic Period to the Present     3 cr.
A study of British literature from the Romantic period to the present, emphasizing the literary elements of the texts and their relation to the literary, historical, and cultural contexts.  This course is open to all students; it is required of English majors.

ENGL 2371           Classics of Western Literature I                                                                       3 cr.
A study of Greek and Latin literature in translation. This course will acquaint the student with major classical works and their influence on English and American literature. The course will include works by Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Plato, Virgil, Horace, Catullus, Juvenal, and Ovid.

ENGL 2374           Asian Literature                                                                                                  3 cr.
An introductory survey of Asian literature in translation. The course will acquaint the student with major works of India, China, and Japan stressing their influence on the themes and genres of contemporary Western literature.

ENGL 2375           Asian American Literature                                                                                3 cr.
An introduction to the literary works of Asian Americans, including those of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and South Asian descent.

ENGL 2377           The Bible as Literature                                                                                      3 cr.
A study of selections from the Old and New Testaments.

ENGL 2378           Introduction to Women 's Literature                                                                3 cr.
An introductory survey of representative works in diverse literary forms by women from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures with a focus on the idea of difference in women's writings and consider their relation to issues of class race sexual orientation and social context.

ENGL 2392           Independent Work                                                                                 1 min. cr. - 3 max. cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department. Reading, conferences, and reports under the direction of a member of the English faculty. May be taken for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

ENGL 2521           Introduction to Shakespeare                                                                            3 cr.
Students read a selection of Shakespeare's more popular plays and may view performances as well.

ENGL 3394           Seminar in English                                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENGL 2258. A survey of contemporary critical approaches to literature through the in-depth study of a single author, literary theme, or topic.

ENGL 3399           Senior Honors Thesis                                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequite: consent of department and the director of the Honors Program. Directed research culminating in a written thesis to meet the requirements for graduation with Honors in English and if appropriate University Honors. Upon petition three hours of related course work in advanced English may be credited toward the thesis. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4030           Colonial & Early National American Literature                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5030: consent of department. A study of American literature from the beginnings to 1820.

ENGL 4031           The American Renaissance                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5031: consent of department .A study of American literature from 1820 to the Civil War.

ENGL 4032           American Realism and Naturalism                                                                   3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5032: consent of department. A study of American literature from the Civil War to 1910.

ENGL 4033           American Modernism                                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5033: consent of department. A study of American literature from 1910 to 1950.

ENGL 4034           Contemporary American Literature                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5034: consent of department. A study of American literature from 1950 to the present.

ENGL 4043           New Orleans Literature                                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5043: consent of department. A survey of the literature of New Orleans within regional contexts.

ENGL 4045           Southern Literature                                                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5045: consent of department. The literature of the American South surveyed from its colonial origins to the present, with special attention to the major figures.

ENGL 4070           Special Topics in Women, Literature, and Society                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5070/WGS 5070/SOC 5070: consent of department. (WGS/WS 4070, ENGL 4070 and SOC 4070 are cross-listed)  Prerequisite: ENGL 2378. A team-taught, interdisciplinary study of women in literature and society. Variable topics include women and crime, women and work, women and the family, women and religion. Can be taken 2 times for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ENGL 4091           American Movements and Genres, 1500-1860                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5091: consent of department. Discussion of one American literary movement or genre.  May include film.  Topic may vary from semester to semester. May be taken twice with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4092           American Movements and Genres, 1860-present                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5092: consent of department. Discussion of one American literary movement period or genre. May include film. Topic may vary from semester to semester. May be taken twice with different topics and consent of department for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4093           Studies in Black Literatures                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5093: consent of department. Topic will vary from semester to semester. May be taken twice with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4151           Modern Composition: Theory and Practice                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5151: consent of department. Intensive study and practice in recent applications of traditional rhetorical modes.

ENGL 4152           Technical Editing and Reporting                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5152: consent of department. A detailed examination of important aspects of technical communication: technical editing, formal proposal writing, formal report writing, instruction manuals, and technical graphics.

ENGL 4154           Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 4154: ENGL 2154 or ENGL 2160 or consent of department based on a writing sample.

Guided practice in writing creative nonfiction and a close, intensive study of the techniques involved. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4155           Professional Editing                                                                                          3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5155: consent of department. A practical course dealing with the techniques of professional editing of nontechnical material.

ENGL 4158           Legal Writing                                                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5148: consent of department. A practical course dealing with the techniques of legal writing, the skills of composition appropriate to the special needs of lawyers and others in the legal professions.

ENGL 4161           Advanced Fiction Writing                                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 4161: ENGL 2161 or ENGL 2160 or consent of department based on a writing sample. Guided practice in writing fiction and a close, intensive study of the techniques involved. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4163           Advanced Poetry Writing                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 4163: ENGL 2163 or ENGL 2160 or consent of department based on a writing sample. Guided practice in writing poetry and a close, intensive study of the techniques involved. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4231           Literary Criticism                                                                                               3 cr.
A study of some of the more important literary critics, ancient and modern.

ENGL 4240           Adolescent Literature                                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5200/EDLS 5200: consent of department. (ENGL 4240 and EDLS 4200 are cross listed).   A survey of books and materials appropriate for use with the adolescent reader. Emphasis will be placed on selection and discussion of books for today's teenagers. This course can be used to satisfy general degree requirements in literature for upper elementary education students only.  English majors may not use this course toward the requirements for the major.

ENGL 4378           Advanced Studies in Women and Literature                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5378: consent of department. Advanced work in feminist critical theories and their application to fictional and non-fictional literature. May be taken twice with different topics and consent of department for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4380           Studies in Irish Literature                                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5380: consent of department. A study of a single literary movement, period, or genre in Irish literature. Topic may vary from semester to semester.

ENGL 4390           Comparative Studies                                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5390: consent of department. A course that applies the aims and methods of comparative studies to a topic in focusing on literature across national boundaries and/or in relation to other arts and disciplines. Topics will vary.  May be taken twice with different topics and consent of department for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4391           Special Topics in Language and Literature                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5391: consent of department. Topic will vary from semester to semester. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4392           Independent Study                                                                               1 min. cr. - 3 max. cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Reading, discussions, and reports under the direction of a member of the English faculty. This course may be taken for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

ENGL 4398           Internship in English                                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. A course emphasizing writing skills in internships in local industrial, business, and government agencies. May be taken twice by undergraduates only for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 4401           Literature of England in the Later Middle Ages                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5401: consent of department. Readings in the works of Langland, Gower, Malory, and the "Pearl Poet" and in other works of the period between 1100 and 1500.

ENGL 4421           Chaucer                                                                                                               3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5421: consent of department. The Canterbury Tales.

ENGL 4521           Shakespeare                                                                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5521: consent of department. The earlier plays, their background, with some attention to Shakespeare's life and time.

ENGL 4522           Shakespeare                                                                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5522: consent of department. The later plays, with particular emphasis on the author's development.

ENGL 4601           English Literature Of the Seventeenth Century, 1600-1660                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5601: consent of department. A survey of the literature of the later Renaissance in England, including works by the major prose writers and by the metaphysical, Cavalier, and devotional poets: Bacon, Hobbes, Donne, Jonson, Herrick, Herbert, Milton, and Marvell.

ENGL 4616           Drama of the Age of Shakespeare                                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5616: consent of department. Shakespeare's contemporaries and immediate successors to 1642.

ENGL 4621           Milton                                                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5621: consent of department. A study of the poems with emphasis on Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes and an examination of various prose works.

ENGL 4701           Restoration and Early Eighteenth Century Literature                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5701: consent of department. Prose and poetry from the Restoration to the death of Pope with emphasis on Dryden, Pope, and Swift.

ENGL 4702           Later Eighteenth Century Literature                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5702: consent of department. Prose and poetry from the death of Pope to 1798 with emphasis on Johnson and his circle.

ENGL 4715           The Eighteenth Century English Novel                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5715: consent of department. A study of the development and characteristics of the English novel from its beginnings through the time of Austen.

ENGL 4801           Prose and Poetry of the Early Romantic Period                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5801: consent of department. Writers of the preromantic period; Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and other writers of the period.

ENGL 4802           Later Romantic Writers                                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5802: consent of department. Emphasis on Byron, Shelley, and Keats with some attention to such prose writers as DeQuincey and Hazlitt.

ENGL 4807           Earlier Victorian Literature                                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5807: consent of department. Tennyson, Browning, Macaulay, Carlyle, and their contemporaries.

ENGL 4808           Later Victorian Literature                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5808: consent of department. Arnold, Swinburne, Morris, Rossetti, Pater, Stevenson, and contemporaries to 1900.

ENGL 4815           The Nineteenth Century English Novel                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5815: consent of department. A study of the English novel from Austen to Conrad.

ENGL 4913           Early Twentieth Century Poetry                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5913: consent of department. Modern English and American poetry to 1945.

ENGL 4914           Contemporary Poetry                                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5914: consent of department. English and American poetry since 1945.

ENGL 4915           The Modern Novel                                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5915: consent of department. A study of the novel from 1900 to 1945.

ENGL 4916           Twentieth Century Drama                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5916: consent of department. Modern and Contemporary European, English, and American Drama.

ENGL 4917           The Contemporary Novel                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5917: consent of department. A study of the novel since 1945.

ENGL 4918           Creative Nonfiction Literature                                                                          3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5918: consent of department. A study of creative nonfiction literature, including such subgenres as personal essays, literary journalism, profiles, writing about the natural world, travel writing and memoir.

ENGL 5030           Colonial & Early National American Literature                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5030: consent of department. A study of American literature from the beginnings to 1820.

ENGL 5031           The American Renaissance                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5031: consent of department .A study of American literature from 1820 to the Civil War.

ENGL 5032           American Realism and Naturalism                                                                   3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5032: consent of department. A study of American literature from the Civil War to 1910.

ENGL 5033           American Modernism                                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5033: consent of department. A study of American literature from 1910 to 1950.

ENGL 5034           Contemporary American Literature                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5034: consent of department. A study of American literature from 1950 to the present.

ENGL 5043           New Orleans Literature                                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5043: consent of department. A survey of the literature of New Orleans within regional contexts.

ENGL 5045           Southern Literature                                                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5045: consent of department. The literature of the American South surveyed from its colonial origins to the present, with special attention to the major figures.

ENGL 5070           Special Topics in Women, Literature, and Society                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5070/WGS 5070/SOC 5070: consent of department. (WGS/WS 4070, ENGL 4070 and SOC 4070 are cross-listed)  Prerequisite: ENGL 2378. A team-taught, interdisciplinary study of women in literature and society. Variable topics include women and crime, women and work, women and the family, women and religion. Can be taken 2 times for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ENGL 5091           American Movements and Genres, 1500-1860                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5091: consent of department. Discussion of one American literary movement or genre.  May include film.  Topic may vary from semester to semester. May be taken twice with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 5092           American Movements and Genres, 1860-present                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5092: consent of department. Discussion of one American literary movement period or genre. May include film. Topic may vary from semester to semester. May be taken twice with different topics and consent of department for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 5093           Studies in Black Literatures                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5093: consent of department. Topic will vary from semester to semester. May be taken twice with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 5151           Modern Composition: Theory and Practice                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5151: consent of department. Intensive study and practice in recent applications of traditional rhetorical modes.

ENGL 5152           Technical Editing and Reporting                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5152: consent of department. A detailed examination of important aspects of technical communication: technical editing, formal proposal writing, formal report writing, instruction manuals, and technical graphics.

ENGL 5154           Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 4154: ENGL 2154 or ENGL 2160 or consent of department based on a writing sample. Guided practice in writing creative nonfiction and a close, intensive study of the techniques involved. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 5155           Professional Editing                                                                                          3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5155: consent of department. A practical course dealing with the techniques of professional editing of nontechnical material.

ENGL 5158           Legal Writing                                                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5148: consent of department. A practical course dealing with the techniques of legal writing, the skills of composition appropriate to the special needs of lawyers and others in the legal professions.

ENGL 5161           Advanced Fiction Writing                                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 4161: ENGL 2161 or ENGL 2160 or consent of department based on a writing sample. Guided practice in writing fiction and a close, intensive study of the techniques involved. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 5163           Advanced Poetry Writing                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 4163: ENGL 2163 or ENGL 2160 or consent of department based on a writing sample. Guided practice in writing poetry and a close, intensive study of the techniques involved. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 5240           Adolescent Literature                                                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5200/EDLS 5200: consent of department. (ENGL 4240 and EDLS 4200 are cross listed).   A survey of books and materials appropriate for use with the adolescent reader. Emphasis will be placed on selection and discussion of books for today's teenagers. This course can be used to satisfy general degree requirements in literature for upper elementary education students only.  English majors may not use this course toward the requirements for the major.

ENGL 5378           Advanced Studies in Women and Literature                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5378: consent of department. Advanced work in feminist critical theories and their application to fictional and non-fictional literature. May be taken twice with different topics and consent of department for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 5380           Studies in Irish Literature                                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5380: consent of department. A study of a single literary movement, period, or genre in Irish literature. Topic may vary from semester to semester.

ENGL 5390           Comparative Studies                                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5390: consent of department. A course that applies the aims and methods of comparative studies to a topic in focusing on literature across national boundaries and/or in relation to other arts and disciplines. Topics will vary.  May be taken twice with different topics and consent of department for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 5391           Special Topics in Language and Literature                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5391: consent of department. Topic will vary from semester to semester. May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 5401           Literature of England in the Later Middle Ages                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5401: consent of department. Readings in the works of Langland, Gower, Malory, and the "Pearl Poet" and in other works of the period between 1100 and 1500.

ENGL 5421           Chaucer                                                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5421: consent of department. The Canterbury Tales.

ENGL 5521           Shakespeare                                                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5521: consent of department. The earlier plays, their background, with some attention to Shakespeare's life and time.

ENGL 5522           Shakespeare                                                                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5522: consent of department. The later plays, with particular emphasis on the author's development.

ENGL 5601           English Literature Of the Seventeenth Century, 1600-1660                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5601: consent of department. A survey of the literature of the later Renaissance in England, including works by the major prose writers and by the metaphysical, Cavalier, and devotional poets: Bacon, Hobbes, Donne, Jonson, Herrick, Herbert, Milton, and Marvell.

ENGL 5616           Drama of the Age of Shakespeare                                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5616: consent of department. Shakespeare's contemporaries and immediate successors to 1642.

ENGL 5621           Milton                                                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5621: consent of department. A study of the poems with emphasis on Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes and an examination of various prose works.

ENGL 5701           Restoration and Early Eighteenth Century Literature                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5701: consent of department. Prose and poetry from the Restoration to the death of Pope with emphasis on Dryden, Pope, and Swift.

ENGL 5702           Later Eighteenth Century Literature                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5702: consent of department. Prose and poetry from the death of Pope to 1798 with emphasis on Johnson and his circle.

ENGL 5715           The Eighteenth Century English Novel                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5715: consent of department. A study of the development and characteristics of the English novel from its beginnings through the time of Austen.

ENGL 5801           Prose and Poetry of the Early Romantic Period                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5801: consent of department. Writers of the preromantic period; Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and other writers of the period.

ENGL 5802           Later Romantic Writers                                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5802: consent of department. Emphasis on Byron, Shelley, and Keats with some attention to such prose writers as DeQuincey and Hazlitt.

ENGL 5807           Earlier Victorian Literature                                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5807: consent of department. Tennyson, Browning, Macaulay, Carlyle, and their contemporaries.

ENGL 5808           Later Victorian Literature                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5808: consent of department. Arnold, Swinburne, Morris, Rossetti, Pater, Stevenson, and contemporaries to 1900.

ENGL 5815           The Nineteenth Century English Novel                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5815: consent of department. A study of the English novel from Austen to Conrad.

ENGL 5913           Early Twentieth Century Poetry                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5913: consent of department. Modern English and American poetry to 1945.

ENGL 5914           Contemporary Poetry                                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5914: consent of department. English and American poetry since 1945.

ENGL 5915           The Modern Novel                                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5915: consent of department. A study of the novel from 1900 to 1945.

ENGL 5916           Twentieth Century Drama                                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5916: consent of department. Modern and Contemporary European, English, and American Drama.

ENGL 5917           The Contemporary Novel                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5917: consent of department. A study of the novel since 1945.

ENGL 5918           Creative Nonfiction Literature                                                                          3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENGL 5918: consent of department. A study of creative nonfiction literature, including such subgenres as personal essays, literary journalism, profiles, writing about the natural world, travel writing and memoir.

ENGL 6001           Studies in American Literature Before 1865                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of American literature from the Pre-Colonial period to the end of the Civil War. May be taken 2 times for a maximum of 6 credit hours

ENGL 6007           Studies in American Literature Since 1865                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of American literature from the end of the Civil War to the present. May be taken 2 times for a maximum of 6 credit hours

ENGL 6090           Special Studies in American Literature                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of a special topic or topics in American literature. May be taken 2 times for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ENGL 6151           Writing Institute                                                                                     3 min. cr. - 6 max. cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. (EDCI 6020 and ENGL 6151 are cross-listed)  Offered during the summer session only. An invitational workshop designed for teachers interested in improving writing, theirs and their students'. An intensive exploration of the research and practice in the field. Section number will correspond with credit to be earned.

ENGL 6154           Non-Fiction Writing Workshop                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. A workshop in advanced non-fiction writing. May be repeated for credit.

ENGL 6161           Writing Fiction                                                                                                    3 cr.
Admission by permission of the department. Training in the writing of short stories and novels. May be repeated for credit.

ENGL 6163           Writing Poetry                                                                                                     3 cr.
Admission by permission of the department. Training in the writing of poetry. May be repeated for credit.

ENGL 6171           Intensive Fiction Writing                                                                                   3 cr.
Admission by permission of the department. Training in the writing of short stories and novels, taught in an intensive (short term) format, in residence. May be repeated for credit.

ENGL 6173           Intensive Poetry Writing                                                                                    3 cr.
Admission by permission of the department. Training in the writing of poetry, taught in an intensive (short term) format, in residence. May be repeated for credit.

ENGL 6174           Intensive Non-Fiction Writing Workshop                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. A workshop in advanced non-fiction writing, taught in an intensive (short term) format, in residence. May be repeated for credit with consent of department.

ENGL 6191           Remote Fiction Writing                                                                                      3 cr.
Admission by permission of the department. Training in the writing of short stories and novels taught via distance learning techniques. May be repeated for credit.

ENGL 6193           Remote Poetry Writing                                                                                       3 cr.
Admission by permission of the department. Training in the writing of poetry taught via distance learning techniques. May be repeated for credit.

ENGL 6194           Remote Non-Fiction Writing Workshop                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. A workshop in advanced non-fiction writing taught via distance-learning techniques. May be repeated for credit with consent of department.

ENGL 6230           Premodern Sources of English Literature                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. A survey of the ancient and medieval texts that have most profoundly influenced the English literary tradition.

ENGL 6231           Literary Theory                                                                                                   3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. The discipline and practice of literary theory. The course will focus on twentieth-century developments in the field.

ENGL 6232           Studies in Rhetoric and Composition                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Studies in either classical or modern rhetoric and composition, with topics varying from semester to semester. May be taken two times for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 6240           Nonfiction                                                                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Study of the genres of nonfiction.

ENGL 6243           Poetry                                                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Study of poetry as a genre. May be taken two times for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 6245           The Novel                                                                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Study of the novel as a genre.

ENGL 6246           Drama                                                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Study of drama as a genre.

ENGL 6247           The Short Story                                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Study of the short story as a genre.

ENGL 6280           Introduction to Graduate Studies in English                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. An introduction to English literary study at the graduate level, including practice in writing essays and in doing research on literature.

ENGL 6281           Introduction to Composition Studies Theory and Practice                           3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department.

ENGL 6370           Studies in Comparative Literature                                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Topic will vary from semester to semester. May be taken 2 times for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ENGL 6390           Special Studies in Language and Literature                                                   3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. May be taken 2 times for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ENGL 6397           Directed Study                                                                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Readings, conferences, reports, and a research paper under the direction of a member of the graduate faculty. The student defines the topic in consultation with the faculty member and then obtains approval of the Coordinator of Graduate Studies in English. May be repeated once for credit.

ENGL 6398           Internship In English                                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. A course emphasizing writing skills in internships in local industrial, business, and government agencies.

ENGL 6400           Studies in English Literature Before 1500                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of English literature of the medieval period.

ENGL 6500           Studies in English Literature of the Sixteenth Century                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of English literature of the age of Henry the Eighth and Queen Elizabeth.

ENGL 6520           Studies in Shakespeare                                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of Shakespearean poetry or drama.

ENGL 6600           Studies in English Literature of the Seventeenth Century                            3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of English poetry, prose and drama from the age of the accession of James I until the Restoration.

ENGL 6700           Studies in English Literature of the Eighteenth Century                               3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of English literature from 1660 to 1800.

ENGL 6801           Studies in the Romantic Period                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of English literature of the Romantic Period.

ENGL 6807           Studies in the Victorian Period                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of English literature of the Victorian Age.

ENGL 6900           Studies in English Literature of the Twentieth Century                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Advanced study of English literature of the Twentieth Century.

ENGL 6941           The Craft of Fiction                                                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Studies a variety of works of fiction in depth from a writer's point of view, evaluating such aspects as point of view, tone, pacing, and plot. Given that the texts and/or instructor vary each semester, the course may be taken two times for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 6943           The Craft of Poetry                                                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Studies a variety of poetic texts in depth from a poet's point of view, evaluating such aspects as prosody, structure, scansion, and poetic forms. Given that the texts and/or Instructor vary each semester, the course may be taken two times for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 6944           The Craft of Nonfiction                                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Studies a variety of nonfictional texts in depth from a writer's point of view, evaluating such aspects as point of view, tone, pacing, and plot. Given that the texts and/or instructor vary each semester, the course may be taken two times for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 6946           The Craft of Drama                                                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Studies a variety of dramatic texts in depth from a writer's point of view, evaluating such aspects as tone, pacing, plot, symbol, and staging. Given that the texts and/or instructor vary each semester, the course may be taken two times for a maximum of six credit hours.

ENGL 7000           Thesis Research                                                                                    1 min. cr. - 9 max. cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. To be repeated for credit until thesis is accepted. Section number will correspond with credit to be earned.

ENGL 7040           Examination or Thesis Only                                                                              0 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. No credit. Open to students in a thesis program who have only (other than application for degree) the final typing and acceptance by the Graduate School of their thesis or dissertation or to students in a non-thesis program who have only (other than application for degree) to pass the final examination to complete graduation requirements.