2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

ENGL 10631 Figures and Groups

A seminar with intense concentration on a single literary figure or a group identified by historical, stylistic, or philosophic commonalities. Designed to build an area of expertise and provide experience of highly focused study. Specific subject matter and emphasis changes each trimester. Sample topics include: Spencer and Milton; The Unmannerly Heroines of Jane Austen and Edith Wharton; Whitman, Stevens, and Ammons: American Visionary Poetry; and J.R.R. Tolkien. Course may be repeated multiple times with change of content.