Donate

Version Switcher

Banners

Home
 

Literature

ENG 104
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE – FICTION
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students read, discuss, and analyze a variety of short stories and
novels, exploring the techniques of fiction and learning the language
and process of literary criticism for use in oral and written responses.
Through exposure to a wide range of human expression, students
will learn to compare/contrast the attitudes and values of specific
historical periods and diverse cultures. WINTER 2011, 2012

ENG 105
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE – DRAMA
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students read, discuss, and analyze a variety of plays. They
will learn about the conventions of literary drama and dramatic
literature’s implications both on the page and on the stage. Through
exposure to a wide range of human expression, students will learn
to compare/contrast the attitudes and values of specific historical
periods and diverse cultures. WINTER 2011, 2012

ENG 106
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE – POETRY
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students read, discuss, and analyze a variety of poems, both
historical and contemporary, formal and free verse. Emphasis will
be on finding personal meaning in poetry as well as mastering the
techniques of literary criticism. Through exposure to a diversity
of texts, students will be able to compare/contrast approaches of
poets from specific historical periods or differing world cultures.
FALL 2010

ENG 107
WORLD LITERATURE: THE ANCIENT WORLD
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students study a variety of texts by authors from the ancient
world (Sumerian, Jewish, Greek, Roman, Christian, and Moslem)
including poetry, drama, and religious texts. We will study the
cultural, literary, political, religious, and social contexts for each
work, and will examine the shift from oral to written storytelling
traditions. FALL 2010, 2011

ENG 108
WORLD LITERATURE: MEDIEVAL/RENAISSANCE
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students study a variety of texts by authors from the Medieval and
Renaissance eras (Italian, French, English, Spanish) including poetry,
drama, and prose. We will study the cultural, literary, political, religious,
and social contexts for each work, and will examine the shift from
manuscripts to printed texts. WINTER 2011, 2012

ENG 109
WORLD LITERATURE: AFRICA, ASIA & LATIN AMERICA
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students read a sampling of the literature written in the developing
world, including texts from Africa, Asia, and South America. We will
read folk tales, poetry, short stories, and novels. We will examine
primary texts from each region, but will also look at how colonialism
has imparted a cross-pollination of cultures. SPRING 2011, 2012

ENG 110
INTRODUCTION TO FILM STUDIES
(3.00 Lecture, 1.00 Lab Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students enhance their visual literacy by viewing, discussing, and
analyzing contemporary film with emphasis on cinematic techniques
and critical approaches to this media. Students will understand film
in a historic and cultural context, comparing and contrasting attitudes
and values of specific periods in film history. Students will also practice
critical evaluation of films orally and in writing. SPRING 2011

ENG 180
GOTHIC LITERATURE
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students study a sampling of literature written in the Gothic tradition,
including British and American literature from 1800 to the present.
Emphasis will be on reading the works; discussing them, and analyzing
style, content, and theme. We will also examine how the themes of
Gothic literature have been “resurrected” in popular culture today
(film, fashion, music). WINTER 2011, 2012

ENG 201
SHAKESPEARE I
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students study works by Shakespeare with a particular emphasis on
Shakespeare's early period and the history plays and early comedies
and sonnets. We will study the literary and cultural contexts for each
play, as well as theatrical traditions. FALL 2011

ENG 202
SHAKESPEARE II
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students study plays written during Shakespeare's Middle period;
the problem plays, tragedies, comedies. We will study the literary
and cultural contexts for each play, as well as theatrical traditions.
WINTER 2012

ENG 203
SHAKESPEARE III
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students study plays from Shakespeare's later period, including the
Romance genre.We will study the literary and cultural contexts for
each play, as well as theatrical traditions. SPRING 2011, 2012

ENG 204
ENGLISH LITERATURE – MEDIEVAL
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students study a variety of works by Medieval English authors
including fairy tales, poetry, legends, and longer works such as
Beowulf and Canterbury Tales. We will study the cultural, literary,
political, religious, and social contexts for each work, as well as the
early history of the English language. FALL 2010, 2011

ENG 205
ENGLISH LITERATURE – RENAISSANCE
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students study a variety of works by Renaissance English authors
including Shakespearian (Macbeth) and non-Shakespearian (Faust)
drama, lyric poetry, epic poetry, and an early novel. We will study
the cultural, literary, political, religious, and social contexts for each
work, as well as how the printing press revolutionized literature.
WINTER 2011, 2012

ENG 206
ENGLISH LITERATURE – VICTORIAN & MODERN
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students study a variety of texts by Victorian and Modern British
authors including novels, poems, and short stories. We will study
the rise of the female author in England and will examine works by
post-colonial authors. We will also discuss how changes in the British
Empire altered the voice of British literature. SPRING 2011, 2012

ENG 214
LITERATURE/PACIFIC NORTHWEST
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students learn appreciation and understanding of the interplay of
literature and place, with an emphasis upon the northern coast of
Oregon. Through study, discussion, and writing about selected
literature of the Pacific Northwest and through the direct observation
of our natural environment, students will learn about the cultural
and environmental factors that have shaped this region’s landscape
and literature. Examples and literary models will be drawn primarily
from the coastal Northwest. Students also learn the perceptions and
practices of Native Americans and other populations who have lived
in this region through their stories. SPRING 2012

ENG 220
MULTI-CULTURAL AMERICAN LITERATURE
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students read, discuss, and analyze the literature of one or more
American minority groups, thereby examining the historical bases and
evolutions of diverse cultural ideas. Assigned texts will explore social
constructs in terms of power relationships, and guided discussion will
help students recognize how culturally-based assumptions influence
perceptions and behaviors described in literature. SPRING 2011

ENG 221
INTRODUCTION TO CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students examine a variety of texts from the children's literary
tradition, including folk tales, fairy tales, classic stories, nursery
rhymes, poems, pictures books, and longer works. Emphasis will
be on reading and discussing the works, as well as analyzing style,
content, and themes. SUMMER 2010, 2011

ENG 253
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students read, respond to, and analyze works of major authors of
American poetry and prose during the period from 1630 to 1860 in the
context of the literary movements including Puritanism, Classicism,
and Romanticism. FALL 2011

ENG 254
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students read, respond to, and analyze 19th Century American
prose and poetry in light of the development of American civilization.
WINTER 2012
ENG 255

SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students read, respond to, and analyze 20th century American
prose and poetry in light of the development of American civilization.
SPRING 2012

ENG 263
AUTISM IN LITERATURE
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students read a variety of genres, including non-fiction, fiction, poetry,
biography, and autobiography, in which either the author or a central
character is known to be autistic. Emphasis will be on discussing
the works, analyzing meanings, researching related topics, making
connections between literature and life, understanding autistic
culture, and learning about how autism has influenced the literary
tradition. Autism in Literature is an introductory level literature course.
SUMMER 2010, 2011

Last Updated: 
February 5, 2013, 11:51 am
-A A +A
Edit My CCC Account