Department of English

Students are discouraged from taking more than six semester hours of coursework in English in a semester or summer term. No student may take more than nine semester hours of coursework in English in a semester.

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Creative Writing: CRW

Lower-Division Courses

Upper-Division Courses

CRW 325. Topics in Creative Writing.

Detailed study and practice of the techniques of biography, creative nonfiction, or other special topics of creative writing; includes reading and analysis of contemporary models. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Creative Writing 325 and English 325 may not both be counted unless the topics vary. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: One of the following: Comparative Literature 315, English 603B, 316L (or 316K), 316M (or 316K), 316N (or 316K), 316P (or 316K), or Tutorial Course 603B.

Topic 1: Writing Border Narratives. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 34). Examines the United States and Mexico border through the use of the personal essay in its various forms. Students write personal essays that focus on their relationships to the border. Only one of the following may be counted: Creative Writing 325 (Topic: Writing Border Narratives), 325 (Topic 1), English 325 (Topic: Writing Border Narratives), Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic: Writing Border Narratives), 374 (Topic 34). Additional prerequisite: Comparative Literature 315, English 603B, 316L (or 316K), 316M (or 316K), 316N (or 316K), 316P (or 316K), or Tutorial Course 603B.

CRW 325F. Fiction Writing.

Detailed study and practice of the techniques of fiction writing; includes reading and analysis of contemporary models. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Creative Writing 325F, English 325 (Topic 1: Creative Writing: Fiction), 325F. Prerequisite: One of the following: Comparative Literature 315, English 603B, 316L (or 316K), 316M (or 316K), 316N (or 316K), 316P (or 316K), or Tutorial Course 603B.

CRW 325M. Creative Writing.

Detailed study and practice of the techniques of fiction, poetry, and other genres of creative writing; includes reading and analysis of contemporary models. Two lecture hours and one and one half workshop hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Creative Writing 325M, English 315F, 315P. Prerequisite: One of the following: Comparative Literature 315, English 603B, 316L (or 316K), 316M (or 316K), 316N (or 316K), 316P (or 316K), or Tutorial Course 603B.

CRW 325P. Poetry Writing.

Detailed study and practice of the techniques of poetry writing; includes reading and analysis of contemporary models. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Creative Writing 325P, English 325 (Topic 2: Creative Writing: Poetry), 325P. Prerequisite: One of the following: Comparative Literature 315, English 603B, 316L (or 316K), 316M (or 316K), 316N (or 316K), 316P (or 316K), or Tutorial Course 603B.

CRW 330. Literature for Writers.

Readings in fiction, poetry, drama, literary criticism, biography, and autobiography from the point of view of a creative writer. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: One of the following: Creative Writing 325 (or English 325), 325F (or English 325F), 325M, 325P (or English 325P).

CRW 340F. Short Story Workshop.

Practice in writing the short story, with study of contemporary models. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Creative Writing 340F and English 341 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Creative Writing 325F (or English 325F), or 325M.

CRW 340P. Poetry Workshop.

Practice in writing poetry, with study of contemporary models. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Creative Writing 340P and English 341L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Creative Writing 325M or 325P (or English 325P).

CRW 355F. Advanced Fiction Workshop.

A third semester seminar-style workshop in fiction for experienced creative writers. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Creative Writing 355F, 660, English 355K. Prerequisite: Creative Writing 340F (or English 341).

CRW 355P. Advanced Poetry Workshop.

A third semester seminar-style workshop in poetry for experienced creative writers. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Creative Writing 355P and English 355K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Creative Writing 340P (or English 341L).

CRW 660. Intensive Creative Writing.

An accelerated seminar-style workshop for highly motivated students. Designed to be taken over two consecutive summer sessions; offered only during the summer semester. Three lecture-workshop hours a week for two semesters. Completion of this course is equivalent to completion of both Creative Writing 340F and 355F. Only one of the following may be counted: Creative Writing 340F and 355F; or 660; or English 355K. Prerequisite: For 660A, credit or registration for Creative Writing 325F or English 325F; for 660B, Creative Writing 660A.

CRW 370H. Honors Creative Writing Project.

For advanced students already proficient in writing who wish to work under supervision on specific and substantial projects. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Creative Writing 370H and English 367K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Consent of the honors adviser.

English: E

Lower-Division Courses

E 303C. Plan II World Literature Part I.

Restricted to Plan II students. Reading of masterpieces of world literature and intensive training in writing and in critical analysis of literature. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 603A, 303C, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, Tutorial Course 603A, 303C.

E 303D. Plan II World Literature Part II.

Restricted to Plan II students. Reading of masterpieces of world literature and intensive training in writing and in critical analysis of literature. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 603B, 303D, 316L, 316M, 316N, 316P, Tutorial Course 603B, 303D. Prerequisite: English 303C or Tutorial Course 303C.

E 310F. Literature, Film, and Other Arts.

Survey of preeminent films of the twentieth century alongside a consideration of the literary works that most influenced them. Explores different modes of close reading and skills to critically analyze texts in a variety of literary and media formats. Focus on connections between different modes of modern expression and critical analysis. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

E 314J. Literature across the Curriculum.

Readings selected to highlight the connections between literary study and other fields of inquiry. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be substituted for English 316L (or 316K), 316M (or 316K), 316N (or 316K), or 316P (or 316K). May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

Topic 1: Literature and Film. English 314J (Topic: Literature and Film) and 314J (Topic 1) may not both be counted.
Topic 2: Literature and Religion. Same as Religious Studies 306 (Topic 2). Only one of the following may be counted: English 314J (Topic: Literature and Religion), 314J (Topic 2), Religious Studies 306 (Topic: Literature and Religion), 306 (Topic 2).
Topic 3: Literature and Theatre. English 314J (Topic: Literature and Theatre) and 314J (Topic 3) may not both be counted.

E 314L. Introduction to Literary Studies.

Emphasis on skills and methods used in upper-division English courses; intensive practice in writing; and an introduction to field-specific research. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be substituted for English 316L (or 316K), 316M (or 316K), 316N (or 316K), or 316P (or 316K). May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

Topic 3: Banned Books and Novel Ideas.
Topic 4: Texts and Contexts.
Topic 5: Reading Poetry.
Topic 9: Cult Classics. An introduction to literary analysis focusing on works that have become cult classics.
Topic 10: GoodReads. An introduction to literary analysis, focusing on building a literary community.

E 314V (TCCN: ENGL 2351). Introduction to Literature and Culture.

Readings focus on minority and ethnic American literatures in their cultural contexts with an emphasis on skills and methods. Intensive practice in writing and an introduction to field-specific research. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be substituted for English 316L (or 316K), 316M (or 316K), 316N (or 316K), 316P (or 316K). May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

Topic 1: African American Literature and Culture. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 317F (Topic 1: African American Literature and Culture). Explores texts, drawn from a variety of genres and periods, that indicate the range of African American experiences and how those experiences are influenced by issues such as class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and race. African and African Diaspora Studies 317F (Topic 1) and English 314V (Topic 1) may not both be counted.
Topic 2: Asian American Literature and Culture. Same as Asian American Studies 314. Explores how authors and artists over the course of the past century have imagined what it means to be Asian American. Covers a diverse range of Asian immigrant histories and the formation of Asian American identities according to ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and citizenship.
Topic 3: Mexican American Literature and Culture. Same as Mexican American Studies 314. Representative Chicano writers and genres, such as poetry, prose fiction, and theatre. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 314V (Topic 3) and Mexican American Studies 314 may not both be counted. May not be substituted for English 316L (or 316K), 316M (or 316K), 316N (or 316K), 316P (or 316K). Additional prerequisite: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.
Topic 4: Gay and Lesbian Literature and Culture. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 301 (Topic 12: Gay and Lesbian Literature and Culture). American writing by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer authors and/or with gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer themes. English 314V (Topic 4) and Women's and Gender Studies 301 (Topic 12) may not both be counted.
Topic 5: Native American Literature and Culture. Same as American Studies 315F. Studies Native American literature from different regions and cultures and considers this literary tradition in tribal national and United States national contexts. Only one of the following may be counted: American Studies 315 (Topic: Native American Literature and Culture), 315F, English 314V (Topic 5).
Topic 6: Women, Gender, Literature, and Culture. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 301 (Topic 27). An introduction to literary analysis focusing on women's and gender studies. English 314V (Topic 6) and Women's and Gender Studies 301 (Topic 27) may not both be counted.

E 316L. British Literature.

Introduction to masterpieces of the British literary tradition, emphasizing historical, generic, and thematic connections. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Some sections require an additional discussion hour a week. Only one of the following maybe counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 303D, 603B, 316L, 316M, 316N, 316P, Tutorial Course 303D, 603B. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

E 316M. American Literature.

Introduction to masterpieces of the American literary tradition, emphasizing historical, generic, and thematic connections. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Some sections require an additional discussion hour a week. Only one of the following maybe counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 303D, 603B, 316L, 316M, 316N, 316P, Tutorial Course 303D, 603B. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

E 316N. World Literature.

Introduction to masterpieces of world literature, emphasizing historical, generic, and thematic connections. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Some sections require an additional discussion hour a week. Only one of the following maybe counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 303D, 603B, 316L, 316M, 316N, 316P, Tutorial Course 303D, 603B. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

E 316P. Masterworks of Literature.

Introduction to masterpieces of literature, emphasizing historical, generic, and thematic connections. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Some sections require an additional hour a week. Only one of the following maybe counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 303D, 603B, 316L, 316M, 316N, 316P, Tutorial Course 303D, 603B. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

E 317C. Classics and Classes.

Explores how literary classics are made, and the relationship between the classics and various classes of identity, including socioeconomic, ethnic/racial, sexual, and generational. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 314J (Topic: Classics and Classes) and 317C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

E 318M. Introduction to the English Language.

Basic linguistic concepts; phonology, syntax, and vocabulary of English; historical, regional, and social variation; applications of linguistics in educational and social action. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A.

E 318Q. Supervised Research.

Student-initiated research conducted with instructor supervision. Three conference hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Approval of written application by supervising instructor and the undergraduate faculty adviser.

E 119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in English.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of English. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

E 320L. Major Writers of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century.

A study of the principal writers: Dryden, Pope, Swift, Johnson, Boswell, Burns, and others. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 321. Shakespeare.

A selection from the works of William Shakespeare. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 321K. Introduction to Criticism.

Introduction to major terms, issues, and approaches in literary criticism, and their application to the reasoned discussion of poetry, fiction, and drama. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 321L. American English.

Same as Linguistics 321L. An overview of the historical development of English in the Americas. Attention to regional, social, and ethnic differences, and their implications for public education. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 321P. Shakespeare through Performance.

An intensive study of the plays of William Shakespeare, with emphasis on performance as a means of interpretation and an aid to comprehension. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

E 323L. English as a World Language.

Same as Linguistics 323L. An account of the spread of English around the world; national, social, and regional varieties. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 324. Topics in Language and Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 322 and 324 may not both be counted. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 6: Troubled Literary Marriages. Examines how the personal lives of authors may be expressed in their works. Uses biographies, memoirs, letters, and the words of the authors, both in their creative and private lives, to explicate some of the major texts of the twentieth century. Only one of the following may be counted: English 324 (Topic: Literary Marriages from Hell), 324 (Topic 5: Authors' Lives in Literature), 324 (Topic 6).
Topic 7: Language and Communication in Science Fiction. English 324 (Topic: Language and Communication in Science Fiction) and 324 (Topic 7) may not both be counted.
Topic 8: The History of English as a Language of Law. English 324 (Topic: History of English as a Language of Law) and 324 (Topic 8) may not both be counted.

E 324C. The Graphic Novel.

An analysis of the graphic novel. Representative authors include Lynd Ward, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, Art Spiegelman, Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Chris Ware, Marjane Satrapi, and Alison Bechdel. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 324 (Topic: Themes in the Graphic Novel) and 324C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 326K. The Literature of the Middle Ages in Translation.

Romances, chronicles, legends, tales, and plays by English, Celtic, and Continental writers. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 326L. Survey of Middle English Language and Literature.

Language and literature from 1100 to 1500. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 327. The British Novel in the Eighteenth Century.

Representative novels and novelists from 1700 to 1832, including typical works of Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, Austen, and Scott. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 328. The British Novel in the Nineteenth Century.

Representative works by such writers as Dickens, Thackeray, the Brontes, Eliot, Meredith, and Hardy. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 329R. The Romantic Period.

The prose and poetry of writers such as Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats, Shelley, and others. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in English.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of English. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

E 336E. British Literature: Beginnings through the Renaissance.

A survey of major writers, poetry, and prose. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 337. American Literature: From the Beginnings to 1865.

A survey of major writers, poetry, and prose. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 337E. British Literature: The Restoration through the Romantic Era.

A survey of major writers, poetry, and prose. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 338. American Literature: From 1865 to the Present.

A survey of major writers, poetry, and prose. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 338E. British Literature: The Victorian Era through World War II.

A survey of major writers, poetry, and prose. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 340. The American Novel before 1920.

Representative novels by such writers as Brown, Melville, Fern, Hawthorne, Twain, Crane, James, Wharton, and Dreiser. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 342. Life and Literature of the Southwest.

Verse, fiction, travels, and memoirs, to acquaint students with the literature reflecting the social inheritance of Texas and the neighboring territory. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Life and Literature of the Southwest--Mexican American. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 2: Life and Literature of the Southwest--Mexican American).

E 342S. Southern Literature.

Introduction to and survey of the literature of the United States South. Explores methods of literary and cultural interpretation with focus on critical thinking, reading, and writing skills. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 342T. Life and Literature of Texas.

Examines how Texas authors describe and explore the diversity and complexity of a state often seen in terms of myth and caricature. Works include literature from across the state by writers such as Katherine Anne Porter, Larry McMurtry, Cormac McCarthy, among others. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 342 (Topic: Life and Literature of Texas), 342 (Topic 2), 342T. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343L. Modernism and Literature.

Strands of thought and literature that form the network of modernist writing. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343P. Postmodern Literature.

Survey of postmodern writing. As a period, the postmodern extends roughly from the era after World War II, and follows the modern, a term often applied to literature produced since the start of World War I. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344L. Contemporary Literature and Other Media.

A study of the relationship between literary forms and other media (film, television, music, the visual arts). Three lecture hours a week for one semester; additional hours may be required for some topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 4: Australian Literature and Film.
Topic 5: Representations of Childhood and Adolescence in Literature and Film. Only one of the following may be counted: English 344L (Topic: Representations of Childhood and Adolescence in Literature and Film), 344L (Topic 5), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Representations of Childhood and Adolescence in Literature and Film).
Topic 6: Writer-Directors: European Literary Cinema. Examines the aesthetic and political foundations of European cinema, including the Russian Constructivists, the French Nouvelle Vague, and the Dogme95 Collective. Subjects include the influences of literary and visual arts movements, such as surrealism, neo-realism, and the Nouveau Roman. English 344L (Topic: Writers and Directors: Literary Cinema) and 344L (Topic 6) may not both be counted.
Topic 7: Young Adult: Fiction and Film. Conversations about selected works will generally focus on the protagonist's coming-of-age or strategies for incorporating those works into the classroom. Discussions will be framed by critical approaches such as feminist, cultural, ethnic, and gender, as well as genre and film studies. Emphasis on how works by British, Mexican American, American, and American Indian authors speak to global, social, and political concerns. Only one of the following may be counted: English 344L (Topic: Young Adult: Fiction and Film), 344L (Topic 7), Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic: Young Adult: Fiction and Film).
Topic 8: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in American Literature and Film. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 344L (Topic: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in American Literature and Film), 344L (Topic 8), Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in American Literature and Film), Social Work 360K (Topic: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in American Literature and Film), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in American Literature and Film).

E 348. The Short Story.

Extensive readings and analyses of stories by major modern writers such as Faulkner, Hemingway, Joyce, Chekhov, and Kafka, as well as contemporary writers. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 349S. Topics on Major Authors.

Intensive study of the works of a single major author or two major authors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: English 322, 349S, 370W, 376M. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Jane Austen.
Topic 2: The Brontes. English 349S (Topic 2) and 370W (Topic: Brontes: Self and Society) may not both be counted.
Topic 3: James and Wharton.
Topic 4: James Joyce.
Topic 5: Toni Morrison. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 1: Toni Morrison) and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 46: Toni Morrison). An examination of select novels by the Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist focuses on the positional uniqueness that womanism shares with a predominant feminism, which surfaces in historicized familial relationships. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 1), 374F (Topic: Toni Morrison), English 349S (Topic 5), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Toni Morrison), 345 (Topic 46). Additional prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.
Topic 6: Walt Whitman.
Topic 7: Oscar Wilde.
Topic 8: Virginia Woolf. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 40). Examines critical and fictional works of Virginia Woolf and the author's continuing legacy and influence. Explores the value and limitations of high modernism; English literary heritage and tradition; feminism; creative and critical definitions of gender and sexuality; intellectual activism, including Woolf's critiques of patriarchy, war, and fascism; and Woolf and imperialism and colonialism. English 349S (Topic 8) and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 40) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.
Topic 9: William Faulkner.
Topic 10: Graham Greene. English 349S (Topic: Graham Greene) and 349S (Topic 10) may not both be counted.
Topic 11: Nathaniel Hawthorne. English 349S (Topic: Nathaniel Hawthorne) and 349S (Topic 11) may not both be counted.
Topic 12: Alice Munro. English 349S (Topic: Alice Munro) and 349S (Topic 12) may not both be counted.
Topic 13: Charles Dickens. English 349S (Topic: Charles Dickens) and 349S (Topic 13) may not both be counted.
Topic 14: David Foster Wallace. Only one of the following may be counted: English 349S (Topic: David Foster Wallace), 349S (Topic 14), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: David Foster Wallace).
Topic 15: Edgar Allan Poe. English 349S (Topic: Edgar Allan Poe) and 349S (Topic 15) may not both be counted.
Topic 16: Ernest Hemingway. English 349S (Topic: Ernest Hemingway) and 349S (Topic 16) may not both be counted.
Topic 17: George Eliot. English 349S (Topic: George Eliot) and 349S (Topic 17) may not both be counted.
Topic 18: Chaucer and Shakespeare. English 349S (Topic: Chaucer and Shakespeare) and 349S (Topic 18) may not both be counted.

E 350E. Topics in Language and Literature: Beginnings to 1630.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 350E and 364D may not both be counted unless the topics vary. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Classical and Scriptural Backgrounds of Literature.
Topic 2: Saracens in Medieval Literature. Same as Middle Eastern Studies 342 (Topic 18). Muslims, Arabs, Turks, Persians, Berbers, and Moors were often identified in literature and historical texts under the invented group name Saracens. Course explores who, and what, a Saracen is. Includes selected readings of literature, historical documents, and critical scholarship on Saracens in European medieval romances and epics, crusade literature, travel narratives, maps, and polemical treatises. For critical contrast, readings also include Islamic texts on, or by some of the most famous (or infamous) Saracens known to medieval Europe. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350E (Topic 2), Middle Eastern Studies 321K (Topic: Saracens in Medieval Literature), Middle Eastern Studies 342 (Topic 18). Additional prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.
Topic 3: Literature and the Visual Arts. Examines the relationship between words and images across a broad historical sweep. Only one of the following may be counted: English 320M (Topic: Literature and the Visual Arts), 350E (Topic: Literature and the Visual Arts), 350E (Topic 3).

E 350M. Topics in Language and Literature: 1630 to 1830.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Eighteenth-Century Women Writers. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 7). Women writers in the early eighteenth-century canon. Argues for a historical perspective that demonstrates the centrality of early eighteenth-century women writers to the western canon. English 350M (Topic 1) and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 7) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

E 350R. Topics in Language and Literature: 1830 to 1940.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Law, Society, and the Novel in Nineteenth-Century Britain.
Topic 2: Animal Humanities. Explores the intersection of literature with animal studies. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350R (Topic: Animal Humanities), 350R (Topic 2), 379N (Topic: Animal Humanities).
Topic 3: Literature, Cultural Memory, and the American Civil War. Examines the American Civil War not in terms of its military or political history but in relation to the ways literary and cultural texts have remembered and rewritten it. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350R (Topic 3), 376L (Topic: Literature, Cultural Memory, and the American Civil War), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Literature, Cultural Memory, and the American Civil War).
Topic 4: The Paperback. Introduction to basic bibliography terminology and book history by tracking the evolution of the modern paperback, from 1850 to now, by means of author case studies. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350R (Topic: The Paperback), 350R (Topic 4), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: The Paperback).

E 356. The European Novel.

Same as European Studies 347 (Topic 7: The European Novel). Selected masterpieces of continental fiction in English translation; representative novelists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 356 and European Studies 347 (Topic 7) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 358J. The Bible as Literature.

Same as Religious Studies 355. In-depth literary study of the Bible, with emphasis on the formal features of narrative, hymn, prophecy, apocalypse, gospel, and epistle. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 358J and Religious Studies 355 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 358K. The Bible in British and American Literature.

Same as Religious Studies 355K. The reading of biblical masterpieces as literature; consideration of different versions of the Bible and their influence on British and American literature. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 358K and Religious Studies 355K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 358Q. Supervised Research.

Student-initiated research conducted with instructor supervision. Three conference hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of at least sixty semester hours of coursework, including at least six semester hours of upper-division coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; a University grade point average of at least 3.00; and approval of written application by supervising instructor and the undergraduate faculty adviser.

E 358R. Research Apprenticeship.

Restricted to students in the English Honors Program. Supervised research on a faculty-initiated project. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

E 359. British Drama from 1660 to 1900.

Representative drama texts from the Restoration to the beginnings of modern theatre, including Behn, Sheridan, Wilde, and Shaw. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 360K. English Grammar.

The study of traditional and transformational grammar. Attention to social differences in language relevant to the teaching of English. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 360K and Linguistics 360K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 360L. English as a World Literature.

English literature from around the world, including Canada, Australasia, Africa, and India. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 360L and 360S may not both be counted unless the topics vary. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 2: Caribbean Literature. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 7) and Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 6). Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 7), Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 6), English 360L (Topic 2). Additional prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 360R. Literary Studies for High School Teachers of English.

Intended for students seeking a secondary school teaching certificate. The principles and practices of teaching literature in secondary schools. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 360R and Rhetoric and Writing 379C (Topic: Literary Studies for High School Teachers of English) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 360S. Literature and Global Society.

Contexts for the study of literature and for the study of pressing issues through literature in an age of globalization. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Literature and Social Justice.
Topic 2: Literature of AIDS in Africa. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 372G (Topic 1). Examines the emerging cultural representations of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa through journalistic, social science, and historical accounts. Examines the difficulty of representing the various aspects of a public-health crisis. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 372G (Topic 1), 374C (Topic: Literature of African AIDS), English 360S (Topic 2). Additional prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.
Topic 3: Envisioning Muslims: The Middle Ages and Today. Same as Middle Eastern Studies 342 (Topic 17). Covers the representation of Muslims in the dominant cultural media of the European Middle Ages and in the contemporary world of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Modern cultural media includes film and digital visual media. Readings are selected to show how Europeans envisioned Muslims, and how Muslims envisioned themselves. Only one of the following may be counted: English 360S (Topic 3), Islamic Studies 372 (Topic: Envisioning Muslims), Middle Eastern Studies 321K (Topic: Envisioning Muslims), 342 (Topic 17). Additional prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.
Topic 4: Africa and the Victorians. Examines the literary history of the "scramble for Africa" and its historical and documentary record of "civilization, Christianity, and commerce." Selection of materials will range from classic nineteenth-century novels (Conrad, Kipling, Rider Haggard) to travel accounts of adventurers and missionaries (Livingstone, Stanley, Rhodes), with particular reference to crises of empire, such as the Boer War or the Congo reform movement, and their implications for twenty-first-century current events. English 360S (Topic: Africa and the Victorians) and 360S (Topic 4) may not both be counted.
Topic 5: Race in the Middle Ages. Explores the changing patterns, meanings, and uses of racializing discourses in medieval Europe from the twelfth through the fifteenth centuries. Considers the relationships among race, gender, sexuality, and heresy in the Middle Ages, and the role of race in the formation of medieval-style nations, empires, and Christendom.

E 361K. British Drama to 1642.

A survey of early British drama, usually including works by Marlowe, Kyd, Shakespeare, Jonson, Webster, and Middleton. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 362L. The Contemporary British Novel.

Representative novels, including those of Joyce, Lawrence, and Woolf. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 363. Milton.

All the poetry of Milton, with particular attention to Comus, Samson Agonistes, and Paradise Lost. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 363K. Classic to Romantic.

The theory and practice of Classicism in literature and other arts; the rise of the Romanticists in the eighteenth century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 364D. Topics in Diverse Perspectives on Language and Culture.

Studies in English with particular attention to linguistic and cultural diversity. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 350E and 364D may not both be counted unless the topics vary. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Gypsy Language and Culture. Same as Linguistics 322. Linguistic introduction to Romani; relationship to languages of India; history from 280 BC; modern dialects and international standard language; history and culture as reflected in the language. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 372 (Topic 13), English 350E (Topic: Gypsy Language and Culture), 364D (Topic 1), Linguistics 322, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 1). Additional prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.
Topic 2: Creole Languages and Their Speakers. Same as Linguistics 350 (Topic 13). Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 372G (Topic: Creole Languages and Their Speakers), English 364D (Topic: Creole Languages and Their Speakers), 364D (Topic 2), Linguistics 350 (Topic: Creole Languages and Their Speakers), 350 (Topic 13). Additional prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 364M. History of the English Language.

Same as Linguistics 364M. Development of sounds, forms, and vocabulary of the English language from its origins to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 364P. Old English.

An introduction to Old English with sufficient grammar for a reading knowledge of Old English texts. A course in language, not in linguistics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 364S. Language and Gender.

Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 17: Language and Gender). Linguistic, social, and political dimensions of gender-related speech differences. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 346S, Linguistics 373 (Topic: Language and the Sexes), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 17). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 364T. The English Language and Its Social Context.

English language history, theory, and research for students of literature and rhetoric. May include such topics as language diversity and variation, linguistic attitudes, language variety and education, and language and public policy. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 366D. Dante.

Same as European Studies 347 (Topic 23) and Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 2). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 322 (Topic 23), 366D, European Studies 347 (Topic: Dante), 347 (Topic 23), Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 2). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

E 366K. Shakespeare: Selected Tragedies.

A representative selection of Shakespeare's tragedies. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 367C. Conference Course in Literature and Language.

For students who wish to work under supervision on specific projects in literature or language. Three conference hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of at least sixty semester hours of coursework, including at least six semester hours of upper-division coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; a University grade point average of at least 3.00; and approval of written application by supervising instructor and the undergraduate faculty adviser.

E 367E. English Internship.

Research and staff experience working in an appropriate agency or private business. At least twelve hours of fieldwork a week for one semester. May not be counted toward the English major or minor. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Completion of at least sixty semester hours of coursework, including at least six semester hours of upper-division coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; a University grade point average of at least 3.00; and approval of written application by the undergraduate faculty adviser.

E 368H. Honors Tutorial Course I.

Research into and development of a thesis topic and proposal. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 368H and 369H; or 679H. Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of at least one honors section of an English course, admission to the English Honors Program, and consent of the honors adviser.

E 369. Twentieth-Century Drama.

Ibsen and other major dramatists; tradition and innovation in the substance and form of selected modern plays. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 369H. Honors Tutorial Course II.

Writing and defense of an Honors thesis. Individual instruction. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 368H and 369H; or 679H. Prerequisite: English 368H with a grade of at least B+.

E 370. Victorian Prose: Essays and Ideas.

The prose writer as artist and sage in the cultural, political, religious, and scientific controversies that influence the modern tradition. Representative writers: Carlyle, Mill, Newman, Arnold, Darwin. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 470H. Honors Tutorial Course for Teachers.

Research into and development of a thesis topic and proposal followed by the writing and defense of a thesis. The equivalent of four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for a minimum of one honors section of an English course, admission to the English Honors Program, admission to UTeach-Liberal Arts, and consent of the honors adviser.

E 370W. Studies in Literature, Culture, and Gender.

Gender as a category of literary and cultural analysis. Texts may include literature, film, popular culture, and other forms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: English 320M, 349S, 370W, 376M. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 2: Contemporary Women Authors. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 4: Contemporary Women Authors) and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 15: Contemporary Women Authors).
Topic 8: Gay and Lesbian Literature and Culture. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 30: Gay and Lesbian Literature and Culture).
Topic 9: Gender, Sexuality, and Migration. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 39: Gender, Sexuality, and Migration). Only one of the following may be counted: Asian American Studies 320 (Topic: Gender, Sexuality, and Migration), English 370W (Topic 9), 370W (Topic: Cultures of Immigration and Dislocation), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 39).
Topic 11: Women's Autobiographical Writing. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 48). Examines the autobiographical impulse in women's writing by exploring the concept of the individualistic self versus the sense of self as a part of community and duty, and the way in which that communal self can both partake of humankind and participate in self-actualization. Only one of the following may be counted: English 370W (Topic: Women's Autobiographical Writing), 370W (Topic 11), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic: Women's Autobiographical Writing), 345 (Topic 48). Additional prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.
Topic 12: American Literary Masculinities. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 52). Explores constructions of masculinity in American literature from a generally, but not exclusively, feminist perspective. Subjects include what masculinity has meant at different times in United States history, and how it has varied in meaning and significance according to broad categories of identity such as social class, race, region, and queerness. Only one of the following may be counted: English 370W (Topic: American Literary Masculinities), 370W (Topic 12), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic: American Literary Masculinities), 345 (Topic 52). Additional prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

E 371K. Modern and Contemporary Poetry.

Poets that may be studied include Eliot, Auden, Stevens, Thomas, Bishop, Rich, and Merwin. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 372L. The American Renaissance.

Selected writers of the pre-Civil War Romantic movement, including Emerson, Douglass, Fuller, Hawthorne, Melville, Thoreau, Whitman, and others. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 372M. American Realism.

Selected writers of the post-Civil War realistic movement: Howells, Twain, James, Jewett, Freeman, Crane, and others. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 374G. Beowulf.

A word-by-word, line-by-line translation, with special attention to language and context. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: English 364P.

E 374K. Elizabethan Poetry and Prose.

Renaissance thought and culture as revealed in the lyric and narrative poetry and in the prose masterpieces. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 374L. The Earlier Seventeenth Century: Donne, Jonson, and Their Contemporaries.

Poetry and prose, 1600 to 1660: the metaphysical and other leading traditions in poetry; the early poems of Milton; the essay, the character, and other prose forms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 375K. Satire.

Theory of satire, with readings in the works of such representative figures as Chaucer, Dryden, Pope, Byron, Mark Twain, Will Rogers, Dorothy Parker, James Thurber, and Ishmael Reed. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 375L. Victorian Literature.

Poetry and prose, 1832 to 1901; parallel reading in the novel and drama, and attention to the social and intellectual background of the period. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 376. Chaucer.

Introduction to Chaucer's narrative and poetic art, as shown in a selection from the dream poems, Troilus and Criseyde, and the Canterbury Tales. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 376M. Studies in Ethnic American Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: English 349S, 370W, 376M. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 3: Writing Slavery. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 6) and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 31). Explores the controversial rewriting of slavery in a presentist context by contemporary authors. Addresses challenges that archival limitations and revisionist writings about slavery pose for academic disciplines, literary instruction, and/or pedagogy. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Writing Slavery), 374F (Topic 6), English 376M (Topic: Writing Slavery), 376M (Topic 3), Women's and Gender 340 (Topic: Writing Slavery), 340 (Topic 31). Additional prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.
Topic 4: Mexican American Modernism.
Topic 5: Contemporary Asian American Novels. Same as Asian American Studies 320 (Topic 3: Contemporary Asian American Novels). Only one of the following may be counted: Asian American Studies 320 (Topic 3), English 376M (Topic 5), 379N (Topic: Contemporary Asian American Novels).
Topic 6: Contemporary Native American Literature.
Topic 7: Contemporary African American Women's Fiction. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 15) and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 29). Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Contemporary African American Women's Fiction), 372E (Topic 15), English 376M (Topic: Contemporary African American Women's Fiction), 376M (Topic 7), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Contemporary African American Women's Fiction), 340 (Topic 29). Additional prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.
Topic 8: Black Queer Literature and Film. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 13) and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 47). Analyzes written works, films, and videos by and about lesbians, bisexual, transgender, and gay black people, with an emphasis on understanding the historical and theoretical construction of sexual and gender identities and sexual/cultural practices in black communities. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic: Black Queer Literature and Film), 372E (Topic 13), 374F (Topic: Black Queer Literature and Film), English 376M (Topic: Black Queer Literature and Film), 376M (Topic 8), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Black Queer Literature and Film), 340 (Topic 47). Additional prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

E 376R. African American Literature through the Harlem Renaissance.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 4: African American Literature through the Harlem Renaissance). A survey of African American writing, including autobiography, poetry, fiction, and drama. Authors may include Douglass, Jacobs, Frances E. W. Harper, Chestnutt, Du Bois, Hurston, and Hughes. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 4), 374F (Topic 1), English 376R. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 376S. African American Literature since the Harlem Renaissance.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 5: African American Literature since the Harlem Renaissance). The development of African American poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction since the Harlem Renaissance. Authors may include Wright, Ellison, Baldwin, Malcolm X, Baraka, Morrison, Shange, and Charles Johnson. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 5) and English 376S may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 377K. The American Novel after 1920.

Representative works by such writers as Faulkner, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Larsen, Hurston, Morrison, Bellow, Erdrich, and Tan. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 377M. The American Novel after 1960.

Examines American novels and short stories from the 1960s to the present. Considers the aesthetic and narrative innovations of the period in light of social, historical, technological, and political developments. Representative authors include Pynchon, Roth, Morrison, DeLillo, Silko, Robinson, Egan, and Diaz. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 324 (Topic: American Novels after 1960) and English 377M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 678S. Shakespeare at Winedale.

Study and readings of selected works and criticism, culminating in public performance of the plays. For English 678SB, students are required to be in residence at Winedale near Round Top, Texas. For 678SA, the equivalent of five lecture hours a week for one semester; for 678SB, fifteen to eighteen hours of work a day, including weekends. Offered in the summer session only. Prerequisite: For 678SA, consent of instructor; for 678SB, English 678SA and consent of instructor.

E 379. American Literature and Thought: 1600-1840.

Early American literature as an embodiment of American thought and experience. Such topics as European ideas in the New World; the political ideas of Hamilton, Jefferson, and Jackson; nationalism; industrialism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 379K. American Literature and Thought: 1840-1920.

Such topics as transcendentalism, manifest destiny, Utopian thought, and the impact of the theory of organic evolution. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 379L. Contemporary Drama.

Major playwrights since 1950, such as Williams, Shepard, Beckett, Stoppard, Churchill, Fugard, and Pinter. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 379P. Drama in Performance.

Intensive study of drama through active performance as a means of interpretation and an aid to comprehension. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 379R. Undergraduate Seminar.

Intensive study of selected topics in English. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Some topics require additional time for film screenings. English 379R and 379S may not both be counted. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Complicated Reading: The Adaptation of Film.
Topic 2: Fiction and Medievalism. By examining selected works of fiction, as well as some literary criticism, poetry, visual arts, and film, students will explore how the category of 'the medieval' has been constructed, and its imagery activated, in postmedieval settings from the eighteenth century onwards. English 379R (Topic: Fiction and Medievalism) and 379R (Topic 2) may not both be counted.
Topic 3: The Kennedy Assassination: Fact, Fiction, and Fantasy. Subjects include establishing a factual basis regarding different aspects of the Kennedy assassination; fiction inspired by the assassination; and examining conspiracy theories of the assassination. Only one of the following may be counted: English 379R (Topic: The Kennedy Assassination: Fact, Fiction and Fantasy), 379R (Topic 3), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: The Kennedy Assassination: Fact, Fiction and Fantasy).
Topic 4: Producing American Literature. English 379R (Topic: Producing American Literature) and 379R (Topic 4) may not both be counted.
Topic 5: Lexicography: the Art of Dictionary-Making. An overview of the history of English dictionaries and a detailed look at how they are constructed; how words are defined; how word histories are constructed; how dictionary editors attempt to meet the needs of various audiences, while simultaneously constructing a record of the English language as it is used; and how dictionaries are changing in the rapidly evolving world of computer technology. English 379R (Topic: Lexicography) and 379R (Topic 5) may not both be counted.
Topic 6: Popular Music and Youth Subcultures. Only one of the following may be counted: English 376L (Topic 8), 379R (Topic: Popular Music and Youth Subcultures), 379R (Topic 6).
Topic 7: Literature and Culture of the 1960s. English 379R (Topic: Literature and Culture of the 1960s) and 379R (Topic 7) may not both be counted.
Topic 8: The Great War and Modern British Literature. English 379R (Topic: The Great War and Modern British Literature) and 379R (Topic 8) may not both be counted.
Topic 9: London: One Hundred Years Ago. English 379R (Topic: London in 1910: A Global Perspective) and 379R (Topic 9) may not both be counted.
Topic 10: Poets and Punks: British Culture since 1945. An examination of and research into the history of literature, popular music, and youth subcultures in England since 1945, including the development of cultural studies. Subjects explored include conventional notions of the hierarchy of high and mass culture, the issue of what avant-garde practice involves, and the forms it might take. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 376L (Topic 7: Poets and Punks), 379R (Topic: Poets and Punks), 379R (Topic 10).