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ENGL 246
Literature of the British Isles


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanites Performance/Fine Arts]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
An introduction to some of the English texts that launched the West's rich literary traditions, starting over 1000 years ago and covering up to the mid-20th century. Sampling essays, poems, historical texts, stories, memoirs, speeches, plays, and a novel, the course features a wide variety of works from authors representing the British Isles including England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. [H]

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the major characteristics of British literature from 700-1945 C.E.
  • Competently employ literary terminology.
  • Appraise the ways which the English language has evolved over the centuries and why it works as it does today.
  • Evaluate the ways that literature's insights can be relevant culturally and personally.
  • Apply several different literary critical approaches to class texts.
  • Critique the literature by presenting and clarifying opinions and responses to reading through use of textual evidence and other rhetorical devices.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ENGL 246
    Spring 2015
    6001
    Virginia McConnell
    ENGL 246
    Fall 2014
    1520
    Denise Ortiz
    ENGL 246
    Fall 2013
    1520
    Denise Ortiz


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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