Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

ENL 340 Autobiography and Biography(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. An analysis of the autobiographical genre with attention to its evolution from the Middle Ages to the present. Biography will be discussed in contrast: the form of each, the structure of truth and illusion, the role of memory and imagination, the interaction of past and present, and the relation of the individual to society. For English majors and minors, this is designated as a literature and genre course. Prerequisite: An ENH 200-level course or ENL 290.