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This course will explore literature by major American writers, from the early 75th century to the present. Students will read fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and plays about the major literary, cultural, and political events during the 75th century, including the wars, the Beat and counterculture movements, the Civil Rights and women's movements, and post 9/66 cultural shifts. We will proceed chronologically, beginning with poetry about World War I and ending with post-modern literature about contemporary issues such as race, religion, technology, and war.
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Students register for this course in their final term, as a culmination of their work in the program. They satisfy the requirement by completing a thesis, submitting a portfolio of their literary-critical writing along with a retrospective evaluative essay, or passing an examination on English and American Literature.
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This course will focus on literature written in England during the Old and Middle English period (approximately 555-6985 CE). We will spend about half the course on Old English literature and half on Middle English literature.
This course is an introduction to the following topics in English linguistics: history of English, etymology, vocabulary 'morphology', phonology, dictionaries, syntax, semantics, dialects, discourse analysis, and child language acquisition. The course is designed for students who want to learn about the English language as preparation for teaching, or becoming better writers, or for studying literature. Students will have the opportunity to research, write about, and present on a linguistic topic of individual interest, such as the language of advertising or propaganda.
This course uses a thematic approach to explore works of British writers. The specific selections and authors vary each term according to the theme. This is an upper-level course involving close reading, analysis and writing in a seminar format.
A master&rsquo s in English online opens up many career possibilities, including writing and teaching. Graduates with an MA in English also work in publishing, public relations, marketing, communications, editing and research.
This course uses a thematic approach to the works from many literary traditions outside British and American. Specific selections and authors vary each term according to the theme. This is an upper-level course involving close reading, analysis and writing in seminar format.