English Courses

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 303D, (603B), 316N, Tutorial Course 303D, (603B). Prerequisite: English 303C or Tutorial Course 303C.

E 310C. Literature and Community Engagement.

The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester.

E 310D. Introduction to Digital Studies.

Explore the critical application of exploratory techniques in digital scholarship in the humanities, including principles of exploratory data analysis programming language to perform both analysis and visualization. Critique how text, images, and audio are analyzed and represented from a humanistic perspective that considers intersectional power dynamics surrounding ability, class, gender, and race in culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 310D, Information Studies 315E (Topic: Intro to Digital Humanities), 315E (Topic 1).

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. Some sections require an additional discussion hour a week. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 603A).

E 310S. The Films of Alfred Hitchcock.

Survey the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Examine the question of film as a visual medium and Hitchcock as a visual artist, with close attention to his techniques of storytelling through moving pictures and the performances of the actors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester Prerequisite: English 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 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: One of the following: English 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 603A).

Topic 1: Literature and Film. English 314J (Topic: Literature and Film) and 314J (Topic 1) may not both be counted.
Topic 3: Literature and Theatre. English 314J (Topic: Literature and Theatre) and 314J (Topic 3) may not both be counted.
Topic 4: Harry Potter's Secret Language. English 314J (Topic: Harry Potter's Secret Language) and 314J (Topic 4) may not both be counted.

E 314L (TCCN: ENGL 2341). 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 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 603A).

Topic 3: Banned Books and Novel Ideas.
Topic 4: Texts and Contexts.
Topic 5: Reading Poetry.
Topic 8: The Pulitzer Prize. An introduction to literary analysis focusing on works that have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, drama, and/or 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 314T. Advanced Placement Credit in English.

Used to record coursework credit based upon an appropriate Advanced Placement Literature and Composition examination score. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only.

E 314V. 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 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 603A).

Topic 1: African American Literature and Culture. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 315T. 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. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 315T, 317F (Topic 1), English 314V (Topic 1). Additional prerequisite: One of the following: English 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 603A).
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 (TCCN: ENGL 2351): 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 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 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 (TCCN: ENGL 2321, ENGL 2322, ENGL 2323). 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. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 603A).

E 316M (TCCN: ENGL 2326, ENGL 2327, ENGL 2328). 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. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 603A).

E 316N (TCCN: ENGL 2331, ENGL 2332, ENGL 2333). 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 may be counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 303D, (603B), 316N, Tutorial Course 303D, (603B). Prerequisite: One of the following: English 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 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. Prerequisite: One of the following: English 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 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: One of the following: English 303C (or 603A), Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 303C (or 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 323C. Women in Captivity.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 323C, 370W (Topic: Women in Captivity), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic: Women in Captivity). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 323D. Topics in Diverse Perspectives.

Study literature and other forms within cultural and historical contexts, focusing on any one or more of the following: gender, race, ethnicity, culture, language, and/or globalization. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: English 323D, 324, 360L, 360S, 364D, 370W, 376M. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 323E. Writing Slavery.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 330P 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. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 330P, 374F (Topic 6), English 323E, 376M (Topic 3), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 31). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

E 323F. African American Writers in France.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 323F, 376M (Topic: Afr Am Writers in France-Hon), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Afr Am Writers in France). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 323G. 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. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 323G, 370W (Topic 12), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 52). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

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 323W. 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. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 323W, 370W (Topic 11), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 48). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

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 324L. Literature, Health, and Medicine.

Examine literature about illness, healing, health, and health care. Explore the overlapping fields of literature and medicine and the health or medical humanities, with some attention also paid to disability studies. Consider the role that literature and the humanities can play in the education of health professionals. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 324 (Topic: Literature and Medicine) and 324L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 324M. Troubled Literary Marriages.

Examine how the personal lives of authors may be expressed in their works. Use 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. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 324 (Topic: Literary Marriages from Hell), 324 (Topic 6), 324M. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 325S. Perversity and Self-interest.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 325S and 379R (Topic: Perversity/Self-Interest) 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 341I. Irish Literature and Politics in the 20th Century.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 341I, 379R (Topic: Irish Classics: 20th-C:Hon), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Irish Classics: 20th-C). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 342F. Life and Literature of the Southwest.

Examine literature reflecting the social inheritance of the Southwest through verse, fiction, travels, and memoirs. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 342 (Topic: Life and Lit of the Southwest) and 342F may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 342M. Life and Literature of the US-Mexico Borderlands.

Same as Mexican American Studies 345D. Examine the literature of the US-Mexico borderlands experience, with an emphasis on the historical and social conditions that characterize this unique region. Explore this in the context of prose fiction, as well as drama, film, and poetry. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 342 (Topic 1), 342M, Mexican American Studies 345D, 374 (Topic 2). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

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 343C. Caribbean Literature.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 330Q and Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 6). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 330Q, 374F (Topic 7), Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 6), English 343C, 360L (Topic 2). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343D. Disability, Race, and Sexuality in Literature and Culture.

Same as Mexican American Studies 337G and Women's and Gender Studies 335 (Topic 17). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 343D, 376M (Topic: Deviant Bodies:Disabl/Race/Sex), Mexican American Studies 337G, 374 (Topic: Deviant Bodies:Disabl/Race/Sex), Women's and Gender Studies 335 (Topic: Deviant Bodies:Disabl/Race/Sex), 335 (Topic 17). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

E 343E. Latinx Short Story.

Same as Mexican American Studies 345E and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 90). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 343E, 376M (Topic: Latinx Short Story), Mexican American Studies 345E, 374 (Topic: Latinx Short Story), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Latinx Short Story), 340 (Topic 90). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for other majors, upper-division standing.

E 343F. Black Film at the Oscars.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 330O. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 330O, 374D (Topic: Black Film at the Oscars), English 343F, 376M (Topic: Black Film at the Oscars). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

E 343G. Global Environmental Literature and Film.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Bridging Disciplines Program 329 (Topic: Global Environment Lit & Film), English 343G, 360S (Topic: Global Environment Lit & Film). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343I. Immigration Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 343I, 376M (Topic: Immigration Literature-Honors), 376M (Topic 10), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Immigration Literature), 350 (Topic 31). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343J. Literature and Social Justice.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 343J, 360L (Topic 1), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Literature and Social Justice). 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 343M. Black Queer Literature and Film.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 330W 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. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 330W, 372E (Topic 13), English 343M, 376M (Topic 8), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 47). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

E 343N. The Nobel Prize.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 343N, 360L (Topic: The Nobel Prize-Honors), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: The Nobel Prize). 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 343Q. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Literature and Culture.

Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345E. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 343Q, 370W (Topic 8), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 30), 345E. Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

E 343R. Contemporary Native American Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 343R and 376M (Topic 6) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343S. Sustainability and Representation.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 343S and 360S (Topic: Sustainablty & Representatn) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343T. Contemporary Asian American Novels.

Same as Asian American Studies 320C. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Asian American Studies 320 (Topic 3), 320C, English 343T, 376M (Topic 5). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343U. Literature, Health, and Disease.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 343U, 360S (Topic: Lit/Health/Disease: Honors), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Lit, Health, and Disease). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343V. Literature of AIDS in Africa.

Examine the emerging cultural representations of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa through journalistic, social science, and historical accounts. Explore the difficulty of representing the various aspects of a public-health crisis. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 372G (Topic 1), English 343V, 360S (Topic 2). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 343W. Contemporary African American Women's Fiction.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 330M and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 29). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 330M, 372E (Topic 15), English 343W, 376M (Topic 7), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 29). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344C. Young Adult: Fiction and Film.

See the works as embedded in specific historical, artistic, and cultural contexts that must be engaged in order to understand their expressed values and concerns about youth culture, specifically and comparatively. Discussions and analyses focus on aesthetics, form, and genre, framed by critical approaches and reading strategies rooted in film, genre, feminist, cultural, ethnic, and gender studies. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 344C, 344L (Topic: Young Adult: Fiction and Film), 344L (Topic 7), Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic: Young Adult: Fiction and Film). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344D. Australian Literature and Film.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 344D and 344L (Topic 4) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344E. New York School Poets and Artists.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 344E and 379R (Topic: New York Sch Poets and Artists) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344F. Film Theory.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 344F, 344L (Topic: Film Theory-Honors), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Film Theory). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344G. Gossip and Poetry.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 344G, 379R (Topic: Gossip and 20th-Century Poetry), Women's and Gender Studies 335 (Topic: Gossip and 20th-Century Poetry). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344M. Major Film Movements.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester English 344L (Topic: Major Film Movements) and 344M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344N. Film Noir.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 344N and 379R (Topic: Film Noir: Texts and Film) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344P. Hollywood Babylon.

Explore Hollywood's symbolic role in American culture, and the genre of the Hollywood story, as seen in an array of representations of Hollywood (primarily in films and novels, but also in essays, poems, paintings, photographs, songs, fan magazines, and notorious counter-historical accounts such as Kenneth Anger's Hollywood Babylon). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 344L (Topic: Hollywood Babylon), 344L (Topic: Hollywood Babylon-Hon), 344P, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Hollywood Babylon). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344S. Film Auteurs.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 344L (Topic: Film Auteurs) and 344S may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344T. The Animated Film as Text.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 344L (Topic: The Animated Film as Text) and 344T may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 344W. Citizen Kane and Company: The Essential Films.

Examine a select body of films, ranging from the early sound era to the present, that changed the vernacular of filmmaking, opened up new generic or stylistic directions, or epitomized the work of a widely influential director. Explore film history and theory, an introduction to the study of film genres and movements, the major tactics and techniques of film analysis, and the rigorous study of filmic texts. Three lecture hours a week for one semester English 344L (Topic: Citizen Kane and Company) and 344W may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 345F. Food Writing, Culture, and Environment.

Trace the origins of food writing and explore the ways the genre engages with contemporary issues of cultural definition, political action, and global sustainability while activating various definitions of taste and judgment ascribed to aesthetic and philosophical pursuits. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 345F and 360S (Topic 6) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

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 348C. Julia Alvarez and Sandra Cisneros.

Same as Mexican American Studies 345C and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 86). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 348C, 349S (Topic: Alvarez and Cisneros), Mexican American Studies 345C, 374 (Topic: Alvarez and Cisneros), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Alvarez and Cisneros), 340 (Topic 86). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

E 348J. J. M. Coetzee.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 348J and 349S (Topic: J M Coetzee) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 348S. Zadie Smith.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 348S and 349S (Topic: Zadie Smith-GBR) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 348T. J.R.R. Tolkien.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 348T and 349S (Topic: JRR Tolkien) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 348U. Bruce Springsteen.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 348U and 349S (Topic: Bruce Springsteen) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 349D. Danticat and Diaz.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 330S and Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 60). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 330S, 372E (Topic: Danticat and Diaz), Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Danticat and Diaz), 323 (Topic 60), English 349D, 349S (Topic: Danticat and Diaz). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

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 330J and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 46). 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. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 330J, 372E (Topic 1), English 349S (Topic 5), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 46). Additional prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.
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), 350 (Topic 29).
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.
Topic 19: Shakespeare and Marlowe.

E 349W. Bob Dylan.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 349S (Topic: Bob Dylan) and 349W may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing,

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 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 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), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Literature, Cultural Memory, and the American Civil War), 350 (Topic 32).
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 350V. Topics in Language and Literature: 1940-Present.

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.

E 351D. Angels and Devils in Victorian Fiction.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350R (Topic: Angels/Devils Victorn Fict), 350R (Topic: Angels/Devils Victorn Fict-GBR), 351D. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 351F. Literature and Business in Nineteenth-Century Britain.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 350R (Topic: Lit and Bus in 19th-C Brit) and 351F may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 351O. Literature of Oxford.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 350R (Topic: Literature of Oxford-GBR) and 351O may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 352C. Classical Backgrounds of Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350E (Topic: Epics and Influences), 350E (Topic: Epics and Influences-Honors), 350E (Topic 1), 352C, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Epics and Influences). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 352I. Interwar United States Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 350R (Topic: Interwar US Literature) and 352I may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 352K. Arthurian Literature and Film.

A survey of the major Arthurian narratives from their origins in the Middle Ages to the present in various textual (prose, poetry, drama) and visual (illustration, film, graphic) forms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 350E (Topic: Arthurian Literature and Film) and 352K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or Rhetoric and Writing.

E 352V. Viking Literature.

A survey of early Norse and Anglo-Scandinavian prose and verse--saga; chronicle, heroic epic, and mythological (eddic and skaldic) verse--with attention to the image of the viking in contemporary popular culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 350E (Topic: Viking Literature) and 352V may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 353R. Literature of the Harlem Renaissance.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 330D. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 330D, 374F (Topic: Harlem Renaissance), English 353R, 376M (Topic: Harlem Renaissance). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

E 353W. Women in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 353W and 379R (Topic: Women in 19th-Cen Brit Novel) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 354C. Crime Fiction.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 354C and 379R (Topic: Crime Fiction) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 354D. Post-Darwin Novel.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350R (Topic: Post-Darwin Novel-Honors), 354D, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Post-Darwin Novel). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 354M. From Middlemarch to Modernism.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350R (Topic: Middlemarch to Modrnsm: Hon), 354M, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Middlemarch to Modernsm). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 355V. Vampires and Dandies.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350R (Topic: Vampires and Dandies-Honors), 355V, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Vampires and Dandies). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

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 358E. Eliot and Hardy.

Explore the works of George Eliot and Thomas Hardy. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 349S (Topic: Eliot and Hardy) and 358E may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 358F. Faulkner and O'Connor.

Explore the works of William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 349S (Topic: Faulkner and O'Connor), 349S (Topic: Faulkner and O'Connor-Honors), 358F, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Faulkner and O'Connor). 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 358P. Robert Frost.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 349S (Topic: Robert Frost) and 358P 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 360C. Postcolonial Literature.

Examine the struggles of the migrant and exile with questions of identity, belonging, home, citizenship, and culture. 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 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 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 363S. Early Black Atlantic.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 363S and 376M (Topic: Early Black Atlantic) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 364E. African American Language.

Introduction to the history and contemporary form of African American Language (AAL). Through readings, examine the linguistic description of essential features, the use of AAL in the creation of culturally and historically influential texts, and AAL as a subject of public discussion. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 364D (Topic: African American English) and 364E may not both be counted. 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 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 364V. Sailors, Explorers, and the British Novel.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the followng may be counted: English 350M (Topic: Sailors/Explrs/Brit Nov:HON), 364V, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Sailors/Explrs/Brit Nov). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 366D. Dante.

Same as Core Texts and Ideas 344D, European Studies 347 (Topic 23), and Italian Civilization 348. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Core Texts and Ideas 344D, 345 (Topic: Dante), English 322 (Topic 23), 366D, European Studies 347 (Topic: Dante), 347 (Topic 23), Italian Civilization 348, 349 (Topic 2). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

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 368S. Scott and Wordsworth.

Explore the works of Walter Scott and William Wordsworth. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 349S (Topic: Scott and Wordsworth-Honors), 368S, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Scott and Wordsworth). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

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 371C. Early Celebrity Culture.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350M (Topic: Early Celebrity Culture-Honors), 371C, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Early Celebrity Culture). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

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.

An extended reading of the work in its cultural and literary context. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

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 375C. Representations of Only Children in Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350E (Topic: Only Child: Lit/Cul/Env:Hon), 375C, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Only Child: Lit/Cul/Env). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 375D. Narratives of Discovery and Conquest.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 375D and 379R (Topic: Renaissance Travel Narratives) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

E 375J. Drama of Jamestown.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350E (Topic: Drama of Jamestown:Hon), 375J, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Drama of Jamestown). 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 375R. The Image of the Cannibal in the Renaissance.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 350E (Topic: Cannibal Renaissance-Honors), 375R, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Cannibal Renaissance), 352I. 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 376F. 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: Gend/Class/Ethn Amer Lit/Film), 344L (Topic 8), 376F, Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in American Literature and Film), Social Work 360K (Topic: Gend/Class/Ethn Amer Lit/Film), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Gend/Class/Ethn Amer Lit/Film). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.

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

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 330K. 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 330K, 372E (Topic 4), 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 330L. 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. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 330L, 372E (Topic 5), English 376S. 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 378E. Edmund Spenser.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 349S (Topic: Edmund Spenser), 378E, Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Edmund Spenser). 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 379D. Digital Research Lab.

Participate in original faculty research in the Digital Humanities in a project-based, hands-on setting. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, or 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. 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 6: Popular Music and Youth Subcultures. English 379R (Topic: Popular Music and Youth Subcultures) and 379R (Topic 6) may not both be counted.
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. English 379R (Topic: Poets and Punks) and 379R (Topic 10) may not both be counted.
Topic 11: Epics of the West. English 379R (Topic: Epics of the West) and 379R (Topic 11) may not both be counted.
Topic 12: Binge-Watching: A Cultural History. English 379R (Topic: Binge-Watching: Cultrl Hist) and 379R (Topic 12) may not both be counted.
Topic 13: Music Videos: History and Theory. English 379R (Topic: Music Videos: Hist/Theory) and 379R (Topic 13) may not both be counted.
Topic 14: Twenty-First Century Poetry. English 379R (Topic: Twenty-First-Century Poetry) and 379R (Topic 14) may not both be counted.

Graduate Courses

E 380E. Practicum in Editing.

A practicum for editing a literary journal. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics or instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, admission to the creative writing concentration in English, and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 380F. Literature for Writers.

Readings in fiction, poetry, drama, literary criticism, biography, and autobiography from the point of view of a creative writer rather than that of a scholar. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 382J. Studies in Linguistic Analysis.

Lectures, textual analysis, outside readings. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May count as linguistics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 382L. Studies in Linguistics and Literature.

Intensive study of specialized subjects. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May count as linguistics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 383L. The Teaching of English Composition and Literature.

A study of the major components of the English program in secondary school or college. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 384K. Methods of Literary Research.

Issues addressed include methods of literary and cultural interpretation, archival research, academic publishing, and professional development. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 2: Disciplinary Inquiries. English 384K (Topic: Approaches to Disciplinary Inquiries) and 384K (Topic 2) may not both be counted.

E 384L. Scholarly Publication.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 384K (Topic: Scholarly Publication), 384K (Topic 3), 384L. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 384M. Professional Outcomes.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 384K (Topic: Disciplinary Outcomes), 384K (Topic 4), 384M. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 385N. Creative Writing: Workshop in Fiction.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the English graduate adviser.

E 385P. Creative Writing: Advanced Workshop in Fiction.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the English graduate adviser.

E 385W. Creative Writing: Workshop in Fiction and Poetry.

Intended for graduate students who are not in a master of fine arts program. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 386L. Creative Writing: Workshop in Poetry.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the English graduate adviser.

E 386M. Creative Writing: Advanced Workshop in Poetry.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the instructors vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the English graduate adviser.

E 387M. Studies in Rhetoric.

Advanced study of topics in rhetorical theory and in ancillary disciplines. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 387N. Methods of Research in Rhetoric and Composition.

A study of the theory, practice, and history of research in rhetoric and composition. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 387P. Productions in Rhetoric.

Applications of rhetoric to professional writing. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 387R. Rhetorical History.

Topics include classical rhetoric, medieval and Renaissance rhetoric, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century rhetoric, and twentieth-century rhetoric. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 388M. Studies in English and Computers.

Seminar on research in English literature, language, and rhetoric. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 389M. Studies in British and American Literature.

Selected British and American writers and issues. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 389P. Studies in Women, Gender, and Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 390M. Studies in European Literature.

A study of the impact of European writers on British or American literature. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 391L, 691L. Conference Course on Special Topics.

For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 392M. Studies in English Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 393M. Studies in Criticism, English and American.

Historical and methodological approaches to literary criticism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 395M. Studies in American Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 395N. Studies in the History of Language.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Old English. English 364P and 395N (Topic 1) may not both be counted.
Topic 2: Middle English.
Topic 3: Renaissance English.

E 396L. Studies in the English Language.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Prosody.

E 397M. Studies in the Literatures and Cultures of the English-Speaking World.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 397N. Studies in Ethnic and Third-World Literatures.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the English graduate adviser.

E 698. Thesis.

Research and writing of a thesis under the supervision of the chair of the supervising committee and subject to the approval of the committee and the graduate dean. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. English 698A may not be repeated for credit. The student must register for 698B the semester he or she intends to graduate. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in creative writing; for 698B, English 698A.

E 398D. Digital Studies Practicum.

Restricted to students pursuing the graduate portfolio in digital studies. Practical work on a faculty-led digital studies research project, planned and carried out in consultation with the supervising instructor. The equivalent of three lecture hours and at least five hours of fieldwork a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the Digital Studies portfolio director.

E 398R. Master's Report.

Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English and consent of the graduate adviser.

E 398T. Supervised Teaching in English.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, consent of the English graduate adviser, and appointment as a teaching assistant or assistant instructor in a lower-division English course in literature or writing.

E 399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.

May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

Professional Courses