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ENGL 332: American Literature, 1865 to 1914 American prose and poetry from the Civil War to World War I. Major figures include Whitman, Twain, James, Dickinson, Crane, Dreiser. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 333: American Literature, 1915 to 1945 American prose, poetry and drama between the World Wars. Major figures include Frost, Hemingway, O’Neill, Faulkner. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 334: American Literature after 1945 American prose and poetry from WW II to the present. Major figures include Arthur Miller, Ralph Ellison, Sylvia Plath, Flannery O’Connor, Toni Morrison, and Thomas Pynchon. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 341: British Literature: Medieval and Renaissance The dramatic and non-dramatic literature of the Medieval Period and non-dramatic literature of the Renaissance, with emphasis on the works of Chaucer, More, Sidney, Spenser, Milton, Donne, and Jonson. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 342: British Literature: Classic and Romantic The major writers involved in the shift from classicism to romanticism, with emphasis on Dryden, Pope, Johnson, Swift, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Keats. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 343: British Literature: Victorian and Modern Major writers of the Victorian and Modern periods, with emphasis on Dickens, Tennyson, Browning, Yeats, Joyce, Woolf, and Rhys. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 350: Drama of Shakespeare An historical-critical approach to selected plays in terms of the intellectual assumptions, native traditions, and theatrical conventions of the Elizabethan-Jacobean periods. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 352: Modern/Contemporary Drama A critical approach to significant drama from Ibsen to the present and to the intellectual forces and assumptions that contribute to their development. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 354: African American Literature This course examines literature written by African-Americans. Emphasis is on literary and cultural analyses, including issues of race, ethnicity, gender and social class. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 356 Writing for Social Change Writing for Social Change is a community-based/service-learning, advanced writing course through which students explore and engage in the act of writing for social change/justice. Students will analyze and compose texts, in a variety of genres/modalities, which function rhetorically to advance causes for social change and social justice. 3 credits ENGL 362: History of the English Language Phonological and morphological development of Modern English from the Indo-European period. Methodology of historical linguistics. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits ENGL 363: The Structure of English Rationale and application of transformational grammar to linguistic and stylistic analysis. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019