ENGL 2322 - BRITISH LITERATURE I

A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Eighteenth Century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify key ideas, representative authors and works, significant historical or cultural events, and characteristic perspectives or attitudes expressed in the literature of different periods or regions.
  • Analyze literary works as expressions of individual or communal values within the social, political, cultural, or religious contexts of different literary periods.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the development of characteristic forms or styles of expression during different historical periods or in different regions.
  • Articulate the aesthetic principles that guide the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
  • Write research-based critical papers about the assigned readings in clear and grammatically correct prose, using various critical approaches to literature.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0

Prerequisites:

Restrictions:

  • Must meet TSI College Readiness Standard for Reading and Writing.