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Major Authors
MAJOR AUTHORS
CLASS CODE: ENG 370R CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Focuses on the life and works of one major writer or the life and works of a few related authors. (May be repeated for credit. See schedule for specific offerings.)
TAUGHT: Winter and Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: The life and works of the author(s); the distinctive characteristics of the author's writing; the literary merit of the author's works; the cultural contexts of the author's works.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

  1. Understand and appreciate literature as a valuable source of intellectual, emotional, and aesthetic experience reflecting and enriching the human experience.
  2. Read several works by a major author.
  3. Analyze the development of a major writer's themes, style, and critical reception.
  4. Explore relationships among the writer's life, culture, and works.
  5. Study the author from the perspective of various critical theories.
  6. Continue developing library skills for literary research and document formal writing according to MLA guidelines.
  7. Integrate secondary texts into written work.
REQUIREMENTS: Extensive reading, discussion, and oral presentations. Interpretive, analytical, and/or evaluative papers totaling 15 pages. MLA documentation.
PREREQUISITES:
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001