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2017-2018 Catalog

ENG 205 Seminar in Textual Practices

This course provides students with an introduction to the theory and methodology of literary study by focusing on three questions: What is a literary text? How do we read a literary text? How do we write about a literary text? By considering the rhetorical, aesthetic, and ideological issues that determine literary value, students examine their assumptions about literature. Required of all English majors and minors. [H]

Prerequisite

Any introductory English Department course (101-199) or AP credit or permission of instructor.