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Literature

LIT 2201 - British Literature I

A chronological survey of major writers of English poetry, drama and prose from the beginnings through the eighteenth century (through 1785).

LIT 2202 - British Literature II

A chronological survey of major writers of English poetry, drama and prose from 1785 to the present.

LIT 2211 - American Literature I

A chronological survey of major writers of American poetry, drama and prose from the Colonial Period through the Civil War (through 1865).

LIT 2212 - American Literature II

A chronological survey of major writers of American poetry, drama and prose from the Civil War through the present.

LIT 2217 - Images of Women in Literature

Major images of women in literature, with emphasis on contemporary literature's role in both reflecting and shaping society's views of women.

LIT 2220 - Introduction to Literature

Introduction to Literature introduces students to the major literary genres of literature, including narrative fiction, poetry, and drama. Emphasis is placed on literary terminology and interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and respond to literature. Students will effectively and ethically argue their interpretations of literary works using textual evidence and Modern Language Association (MLA) documentation.

LIT 2230 - Great Books of the Western World

A chronological survey of the major literary works of periods of Western culture beginning with the Greeks and progressing through the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, Neo-Classicism and Enlightenment, Romanticism, Realism and Modernism.

LIT 2234 - Literature of Africa, Asia, & Latin America

Selected thematic study of major literary works of Africa, Asia and Latin America, emphasizing universal values and the commonality of experience.

LIT 2236 - African-American Literature

This course provides an overview of the African-American literary tradition with emphasis on early slave narratives, the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Revolution and Arts Movement and contemporary social expression.

LIT 2297 - Special Topics

Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in nontraditional format.

LIT 2400 - Children's & Adolescent Literature

Children's and Adolescents' Literature focuses on reading, analyzing and evaluating various literary genres for children and adolescents. Students will examine the literary elements and values presented in classic and modern picture books, fiction, fairy tales and poetry. Children's books that have won the Newbery and Caldecott Awards will be studied and discussed.