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ENGL 147
Comic Books and Graphic Novels


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Examines a variety of forms of drawn literature, including comics, graphic novels, autobiography, as well as less traditional narratives. Primary focus of the coruse is on critical acclaimed graphic novels. Formerly LIT 147.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the primary function of narrative in all literature; to craft a meaning and context for our lives.
  • Describe the history of graphic fiction in the United States.
  • Explain the specailized vocabulary of graphic fiction.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how narrative functions in graphic fiction.
  • Explain the unique presentations of racial, gender and cultural diversity in graphic fiction.

  • Course Topics
  • Literary interpretation
  • The Comic Strip
  • Autobiography
  • Graphic classics
  • Global graphic fiction
  • Drawn literature and film

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ENGL 147
    Winter 2010
    1433
    David Owens


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.