Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

ENL 290 Introduction to Literary Studies(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. An introduction to the study of literature and specifically to the ways that people think, talk, and write about literature.  It addresses the basic questions of literary study and its vocabulary: What is literature?  What are the main kinds of literature?  What are the main approaches to the study of literature?  The course includes reading and writing about a selection of major works that represent a variety of periods and movements.  It offers the rudiments of the knowledge necessary for further study in the field.  This course is required for all English majors. Prerequisite: ENG 151. Pre- or corequisite: Any 200 level ENH course.