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 2013
Section 002 Dr. Lorretta Holloway - Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Section 003 Dr. Evelyn Perry - William Golding, Lord of the Flies
Section 004 Dr. Bart Brinkman - Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems