English (ENGS)

Courses

ENGS 201. Sem Engl Lang or Critical Thry. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Origins and Development of the English Language;" "Re-disciplining the History of Literature and the Literature of History." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 202. Sem Engl Lang or Critical Thry. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Origins and Development of the English Language;" "Re-disciplining the History of Literature and the Literature of History;" "Women's Texts." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 211. Seminar in Writing. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Writing the New Yorker;" "Writing Vermont Life;" "Editing and Publishing. Prerequisites: ENGS 100; ENGS 050 or ENGS 051 or ENGS 053; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for Graduate students.

ENGS 212. Seminar in Writing. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Writing the New Yorker;" "Writing Vermont Life;" "Editing and Publishing. Prerequisites: ENGS 100; ENGS 050 or ENGS 051 or ENGS 053; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for Graduate students.

ENGS 221. Seminar in Literature to 1800. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Women in 17th Century English Poetry;" "Dante and the Experience of Reading;" "Orality and Textuality in Middle English Literature." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 222. Seminar in Literature to 1800. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Women in 17th Century English Poetry;" "Dante and the Experience of Reading;" "Orality and Textuality in Middle English Literature." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 241. Seminar in 19th Century Lit. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Dickens"; "Reader, I Married Him: The Brontes;" "Love, Marriage, and Literary Criticism: Jane Austen;" "Reading Serially: The Victorian Novel;" "Invisible Man and 19th Century American Literature," "The Gothic." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 242. Seminar in 19th Century Lit. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Dickens"; "Reader, I Married Him: The Brontes;" "Love, Marriage, and Literary Criticism: Jane Austen;" "Reading Serially: The Victorian Novel;" "Invisible Man and 19th Century American Literature," "The Gothic." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 251. Seminar in 20th Century Lit. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "The Beat Generation;" "Literature and Society in Modern Ireland;" "Dostoevsky's Influence on 20th Century American Literature." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 252. Seminar in 20th Century Lit. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "The Beat Generation;" "Literature and Society in Modern Ireland;" "Dostoevsky's Influence on 20th Century American Literature." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 281. Sem Lit Themes,Genres,Folklore. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Spiritual Journeys;" "Murder, He Said: Detective Fiction;" "Chekhov to Cheever: The Short Story." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 282. Sem Lit Themes,Genres,Folklore. 3 Credits.

Recent topics: "Spiritual Journeys;" "Murder, He Said: Detective Fiction;" "Chekhov to Cheever: The Short Story." Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 290. Sem Prospective Tchrs of Engl. 3 Credits.

Approaches to teaching composition, literature, and the English language in secondary school. Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 295. Advanced Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 296. Advanced Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: ENGS 100; and one of the following pairs of courses: ENGS 021 and ENGS 022, ENGS 023 and ENGS 024, or ENGS 027 and ENGS 028; Instructor permission for graduate students.

ENGS 320. Seminar:Major Author. 3 Credits.

In-depth study of the works, critical reception, and context of an author writing in English. Representative topics: Chaucer; Shakespeare; Milton; Austen; Dickinson; Morrison.

ENGS 330. Seminar:Literary Period. 3 Credits.

Advanced survery of authors, themes, genres, and/or cultural context in a British or American literary period. Representative topics: British Renaissance; Restoration and Eighteenth Century; Victorian; American Renaissance.

ENGS 340. Studies in Rhetoric & Comp. 3 Credits.

Introduction to current issues in the field. Representative topics: Rhetorical theory; gender, class, and composing: writing across the curriculum; collaborative learning, literature and composition.

ENGS 345. Practicum in Teaching Writing. 3 Credits.

Introduces new graduate teaching assistants in English to best practices in teaching college composition and provides support for their first semester teaching ENGS 001. Prerequistes: Admission to English Graduate program; appointment to a Graduate teaching assistantship; permission of Instructor or English department Graduate advisor.

ENGS 350. Surv of Lit Theory & Criticism. 3 Credits.

Theory and Criticism.

ENGS 360. Seminar:Special Topics. 3 Credits.

Topic varies, based on faculty research. Representative topics: orality and literacy in medieval literature; feminist theory; anthropological approaches to literature; narrative theory and Victorian novels.

ENGS 370. Principles of Literary Rsch. 3 Credits.

Methods of literary study, research, and scholarship, including bibliographic, manuscript, and archival work.

ENGS 391. Master's Thesis Research. 1-6 Credits.

ENGS 392. Seminar Paper Review. 0 Credits.

ENGS 397. Special Readings & Research. 1-6 Credits.

Directed individual study of areas not appropriately covered by existing courses. Permission of Graduate Director.

ENGS 398. Teaching Practicum Continued. 3 Credits.

Continued mentoring and professional development for Graduate Teaching Assistants who have completed ENGS 345. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ENGS 345; admission to English Graduate program; appointment to a Graduate teaching assistantship.