The foundation course for the major in English. This seminar focuses on close reading, analytical writing, and research methods. Students examine in depth one important work in English (or a group of related works) and the criticism surrounding it. English majors are encouraged to take Literary Study as early as possible. Literary Study is a prerequisite for all 300-level English courses used to fulfill 300-level requirements.
Prerequisite: ENGL 110 Expository Writing; for students not in the English major/minor or the Interdisciplinary Major in Language Arts, permission of the instructor is required.
Primary Texts for Spring 2014
Section 204-002 Dr. Bart Brinkman -- The Poetry of Robert Frost
Section 204-003 Dr. Lisa Eck -- The Works of Isak Dinesen
Section 204-004 Dr. Alexander Hartwiger-- Salman Rusdie, Midnight's Children