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ENGL 4155. Studies in the Novel (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. This course will be an in-depth study of novels that share in common a specific literary period (such as the 19th-Century British Novel) or a specific thematic concern (such as the Novel of the Frontier). Students will read no fewer than seven novels during the course of the semester and will be expected to write at least one extensive analytical essay using primary and/or secondary source materials. Topic will be announced in course schedule book; course may be repeated for credit twice.

ENGL 4555. Selected Authors - Capstone Course (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. Students must take the capstone course either in the semester they plan to graduate or the semester before they graduate. An intensive study of one or two major authors. Students will read a substantial body of the author's work in the context of social, political, historical, and religious issues of the age. The course will also include an opportunity for students to read and discuss secondary critical works, especially as they increase understanding of theoretical approaches to literature (formalist, psychological, materialist, feminist, cultural/historical, etc.).

ENGL 5545. Advanced Topics in Literature, Writing, and Theory (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 and ENGL 2157 with a grade of "C" or better and Prerequisite: or Corequisite: ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 with a grade of "C" or better. Intensive study of a major author, theme, genre or movement in literature, writing, or theory. May be taken twice for credit if the topic is different.

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