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Regional Authors
REG. AUTHORS
CLASS CODE: ENG 372R CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Focuses on important literature in relationship to a specific place and historical setting, such as the American West, the South, New England, and Ireland. (May be repeated for credit. See schedule for specific offerings.)
DESCRIPTION: Focuses on important literature in relationship to a specific place and historical setting, such as the American West, the South, New England, and Ireland. (May be repeated for credit. See schedule for specific offerings.)
TOPICS: Impact of region upon an author's life and works; connections among literary works and other kinds of cultural documents representing a place and time; thematic relationships among writers of a particular region; awareness of the function of setting within literary texts.
OBJECTIVES:

  1. Understand and appreciate literature as a valuable source of intellectual, emotional, and aesthetic experience reflecting and enriching the human experience.
  2. Read literature within such contexts as nationality, historical period, ethnicity, and culture.
  3. Apply appropriate critical theories to literary texts.
  4. Continue developing library skills for literary research and document formal writing according to MLA guidelines.
  5. Integrate secondary texts into written work.
REQUIREMENTS: Extensive reading, discussion, and oral presentations. Interpretive, analytical, and/or evaluative papers totaling 15 pages. MLA documentation.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001