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Undergraduate Degrees, Majors and Concentrations

ELIT3070 - Sem In Lit: Classic Novels
Fall 2014

This course enables English majors to engage in detailed literary study of select nineteenth century novels. Primarily a reading course for English Literature and English Education majors, students will read a number of British, American, French and Russian novels. Close attention will be paid to historical context in order to analyze the economic, social, political and philosophical concerns of novels produced during the early, middle and late years of the Industrial Revolution. A variety of rhetorical and literary critical approaches will be used by students to examine the novels. Special attention will be paid to social and economic conditions created by the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the United States. Students will compile annotated bibliographies, make oral presentations, write short papers defining critical problems, and write one 15 page scholarly essay as a result of their research.
Prerequisite: Any ELIT course and 75 total credits.
3 Credits

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