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 :: Christendom College :: Bulletin :: English Language and Literature
As Ezra Pound wrote, “Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree,” and the student of great literature will thus become aware, perhaps for the first time, of the power of language to convey a wide range of human and transcendent truths.
The literature of the Greek, Roman, and Patristic eras, as well as that of Medieval Christendom, are also studied, both for their own sake, and because of their formative influence on the Anglo-American literary tradition.
Our literature courses are intended to make available a rich patrimony of Western culture, and to form a Christian perspective on the ways the great writers have used their intellects and imaginations to understand and convey the mystery of man’s place in the world.
www.christendom.edu /academics/bulletin/eng.shtml   (2787 words)

  
 English
If you choose the Literature option or if you take one upper division English course in addition to the 12 courses listed in the core, you will have the necessary courses for a major in English.
Students may choose to do all of their work in literature or may elect an emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition.
An exploration of literature organized around such themes as Women Writers or Death and Dying, using works from a variety of cultures and historical periods.
www.csudh.edu /Catalog/200405/English.htm   (4792 words)

  
 Westmont College - Academics - English Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
ENG 122 Victorian Literature 1832-1900 (4) Prerequisite: one literature course or consent of instructor.
ENG 166 Neoclassic Literature 1660-1798 (4) Prerequisite: one literature course or consent of instructor.
English literature from the Augustan Age and the 18th century, including Restoration drama, satire, heroic verse, periodical essays, and the rise of the novel, by writers such as Bunyan, Dryden, Behn, Pope, Swift, Johnson, Burney, and Fielding.
www.westmont.edu /_academics/pages/departments/english/Pages/catalog.shtml   (2266 words)

  
 UWM Courses: English (ENGLISH)
U/G. Writers and trends of the English literature in the period 1500-1660, witrh emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.
U/G. An intensive study of literature within its historical dimension, stressing the goals and methods of historical criticism and research in connection with specific periods, topics or traditions.
U/G. Intensive study of literature within its cultural context, stressing goals and methods of cultural criticism and research in connection with specific issues or topics.
www.uwm.edu /gbulletin/SC.old1/C_350.html   (5971 words)

  
 Ukrainian literature --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The earliest writings of the Ukrainians, works produced in Kievan Rus from the 11th to the 13th century, were composed in Church Slavonic and are thus the common literary heritage of the Russians and Belarusians as well.
After the Mongol invasion (13th century), Ukrainian literature was in decline until its revival in the...
The Eneida (1798) transmutes Aeneas and the Trojans into dispossessed Cossacks of the period after the suppression of the Zaporizhska Sich (Cossack territory) in 1775.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9074134?tocId=9074134   (808 words)

  
 About the Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Literature and Religion (387R) is periodically offered in collaboration with the Religion Department, and normally each term we offer several courses cross-listed with Women's Studies, African American Studies, and Theater Studies.
If you are contemplating graduate work in English or American literature, you should acquire a fairly comprehensive grasp of the major periods of literary history and a familiarity with individual literary genres and certain specific writers.
Prerequisites: one course in religion and one in literature, or the instructor's consent.
www.english.emory.edu /undergrad/plan.html   (3689 words)

  
 English Language and Literature
The Department of English Language and Literature provides distinctive opportunities for the development of writing skills, increased sensitivity to language, awareness of the esthetic and intellectual enjoyments of literature, and an understanding of the cultural values reflected in literature.
Study of several major writers of English literature since 1700, chosen from such writers as Pope, Swift, Fielding, Wollstonecraft and Blake in the 18th century; Mary Shelley, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Keats in the Romantic Period; Emily Bronte, Dickens, Browning and Hardy in the Victorian Era.
Survey of Black American literature and thought from the colonial period through the era of Booker T. Washington, focusing on the ways in which developing African American literature met the challenges posed successively by slavery, abolition, and emancipation.
www.wm.edu /catalog/2003-04/english.htm   (2980 words)

  
 Mr. Jones TeacherWeb Syllabus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Senior English: A Survey of British Literature Course Description and Objectives: Senior English is an introductory survey of British literature in which students will investigate the origins and development of British literary history from 600 A.D. to the present.
This course is intended to provide the student an opportunity to of literature as a tool to understand culture and how culture has influenced writing throughout different time periods.
The primary objectives of the course, then, are 1) to increase student knowledge and appreciation of British literature and British culture, 2) to demonstrate student mastery of the fundamentals of writing while anlayzing British literature and the historical and personal background of the writers of the time period and 3) to increase student research skills.
teacherweb.com /GA/WWCHS/SeniorEnglish/h3.stm   (344 words)

  
 American Literature Web Resources: Syllabi
English 384: American Literature Survey II In this course we will survey major periods and...
Literature _____ ENGL 003: Survey American Literature _____ ENGL...
Literature II, is described as a survey of American...
www.millikin.edu /aci/crow/syllabi.html   (1328 words)

  
 Early Romantics, Course Goals
And yet poetry in particular and literature in general have been devalued as forms of knowledge because of the hegemony of science and technology.
Recently, the value of literature has come into question even within the discipline of English itself as an offshoot of debates on the canon.
Reading literature requires paying attention to why exactly each word is used as opposed to any other and to what the literary form of the text tells us, how it works to augment or qualify the text's explicit themes.
www.users.muohio.edu /mandellc/eng441b/goals.html   (1114 words)

  
 School of Sciences and Arts V
Of the four 100-level courses, two must be in Group A (literature or philosophy) and two in Group B (history or social science).
Required: two courses in pre-1798 English literature, one must be an intensive introduction to Chaucer or Shakespeare; two courses in post-1798 English literature; two courses in American literature and Senior Thesis (498).
A survey of English literature from its beginnings to the restoration of the monarchy in the 17th century.
www.stevens-tech.edu /catalog/2003_2004_Catalog/sosa_hum_soc_sci.html   (6995 words)

  
 :: Christendom College :: English Language Department
The formation of Christian literary culture is considered, as is the rise of secularism in the Renaissance coincident with the fragmentation of Christendom.
ENGL 301 The Literature of Western Civilization III The continuation of ENGL 202, covering the period from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries.
ENGL 322 The Literature of Medieval Christendom This course examines works of imaginative and mystical literature which clearly reflect major literary, intellectual and spiritual currents of the early through the late Middle Ages on the continent and in England, such as the chanson de geste, Arthurian romance, troubadour and Goliard lyric, and allegorical dream-vision.
www.christendom.edu /academics/depts/english.shtml   (2641 words)

  
 1798 article - 1798 1795 1796 1797 1799 1800 1801 Decades 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
1798 article - 1798 1795 1796 1797 1799 1800 1801 Decades 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s - What-Means.com
December 24 - Adam Mickiewicz, Polish poets and author.
1798 article - 1798 definition - what means 1798
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/1798   (381 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: 1792   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
See also: 1791 in literature, other events of 1792, 1793 in literature, list of years in literature.
Jump to: navigation, search Captain George Vancouver George Vancouver (June 22, 1757 – May 12, 1798) was an officer of the Royal Navy, and an explorer best known for his exploration of North America, including the Pacific coast along Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia; he also explored the southwest coast of...
Karl Gottlob (Timotheus) Zumpt (April 1, 1792 - June 25, 1894), who was educated at Heidelberg and Berlin, was from 1812 to 1827 a schoolmaster in Berlin, and in 1827 became professor of Latin literature at the university.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1792   (7495 words)

  
 English Courses
Course examines critically the emergence of a canon of Canadian literature and studies the literature as it documents social issues and cultural aspects of Canadian life.
The literature in this course is approached through a socio-historical, feminist perspective through which students seek to discover to what degree lesbian self-representations differ from social constructions of lesbian experience by others.
The two semester senior seminar is a capstone experience which aims to help students to manage their own intellectual lives, to take part in informed conversation and move it forward, to develop a capacity to grasp the ideas of others and to treat them with skepticism, and to refine and deepen research and writing skills.
www.ecsu.ctstateu.edu /depts/courses/descript/eng_cour.htm   (2098 words)

  
 THE ROMANTIC ERA IN BRITISH LITERATURE
The Romantic writers abandoned many of the dominant attitudes and principles of eighteenth-century literature.
The Romantic age in literature began, according to many critics, with William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge writing The Lyrical Ballads.
In the preface, Wordsworth defined poetry as, "the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings…recollected in tranquility." An emphasis on the emotions was central to the new Romantic poetry.
www.runet.edu /~ntaylor/romantic_era_in_british_literatu.htm   (437 words)

  
 Dr. Todd M. Preston
British medieval literature is the prose and poetry of the inhabitants of the British isles (including present-day England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland).
This literature includes genres ranging from historical records of invasion and conquest to fictional tales of heroes and monsters.
You'll be able to see how the subjects, forms, and languages of medieval literature shaped the literatures that followed, even unto the present day.
srv2.lycoming.edu /~preston   (290 words)

  
 The English Major, Samford University Department of English
Their breadth of knowledge of literature in English is tested through an oral exam over their entire major.
They may show a depth of sensitivity to literature that makes their responses exceptional; they may display affinities to works and poets and genuine appreciation for periods and movements in literary history.
They may seem to be filled to the brim with their knowledge and love of the literature.
www.samford.edu /schools/artsci/english/major.htm   (2367 words)

  
 Eric Johnson's syllabus for English Literature II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A survey of the literature written in England from the eighteenth century to the present.
Students learn the conventions and forms used in English literature in the 19th and 20th centuries (such as the sonnet, dramatic monologue, and interior monologue), and they will learn ways of reading literary works.
The most important objective of this course is for students to enjoy the literature from the 19th and 20th centuries and to make that literature a substantive and worthwhile part of their education.
unix.dsu.edu /~johnsone/engl222.html   (542 words)

  
 Fine Arts and Literature
Analysis of literature through reading and discussion of a number of genres derived from a variety of literary cultures.
Study of the representation of scientific themes in literature and/or the relationship between literature and the sciences.
Study of the representation of medical themes in literature and/or the relationship between literature and medicine.
www.ele.uri.edu /courses/desc/finearts.html   (1341 words)

  
 UH Course Catalog - ENGL Degree Information
Students majoring in English with a concentration in literature must complete all university and college requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
Six hours in British literature before 1798 (ENGL 3302 through 3313, 3317, and 3327).
Three hours in British literature before 1798 (ENGL 3302 through 3313, and ENGL 3327).
www.uh.edu /academics/catalog/las/las_degree_engl.html   (1199 words)

  
 MCC Faculty -- Joel Brouwer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Brouwer taught high school English for twenty-one years, during which time he coached a state championship debate team and had numerous state tournament qualifiers in debate and forensics.
He has written a newspaper film review column and has published numerous articles on various topics including film, television, culture and education.
Brouwer's interests include issues in film theory, interpersonal communication, ethnicity in literature and cultural studies, and image creation and manipulation.
www.montcalm.cc.mi.us /faculty/brouwer.htm   (219 words)

  
 UW-Milwaukee: L&S: Course and Curriculum Committee - ccc102003m
Literature and Contemporary Life: "Science Fiction, Mysticism, and Women Writers" and "Reading the Witch" subtitles
It was moved, seconded, and approved to suspend the agenda to accommodate the guests.
It was moved and seconded to recommend to the Dean approval of the proposal to modify the requirements of the Comparative Literature Major.
www.uwm.edu /letsci/committees/2004/ccc/ccc102003m.html   (1133 words)

  
 Course Description List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Study of Black oral and written literatures with emphasis on cultural, historical, political and socioeconomic contexts.
(I or II, 3) Study of the representation of scientific themes in literature and/or the relationship between literature and the sciences.
(I or II, 3) Study of the representation of legal themes in literature and/or the relationship between literature and the law.
www.uri.edu /artsci/eng/courselist.html   (1822 words)

  
 English (ENGL)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Specific topics may include Greek and Roman Drama, Medieval European literature, the Modern European novel, Russian literature, and Japanese literature.
343 (543) Literatures of Contemporary America (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) A study of literature representative of the many cultural groups in America, with emphasis on aspects of race, ethnicity, religious background, and gender since 1945.
440 (640) Southern Literature (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) A study of humorists, local colorists, and realists in relation to the Southern tradition in literature from William Byrd to the present.
www.utm.edu /admin/admin/catalog02/encours.htm   (1337 words)

  
 Chronological Survey of Gay Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Yet to date, no single volume has brought together the full history of literature from poetry, fiction, essays, and autobiography that portray love between men.
will be invaluable to students and scholars in need of a guide to a massive body of literature at the very heart of every world culture.
From Michael Bronski: It would be impossible to compile a complete survey of gay male literature; the very looseness of the definition of "gay" (not to mention the wealth of possible material) would overwhelm the project.
jclarkmedia.com /gaybooks/chronologicalsurvey.html   (1000 words)

  
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