ENGL 419 (M1) - Writing About Literature

Writing about Literature

Manchester   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - UNHM Credit (15 weeks) (01/21/2020 - 05/11/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 54055
Critical analysis of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and a variety of other art forms, such as film and media. Developing fundamental research, writing, and critical skills. Frequent short papers. This course is a prerequisite with a minimum grade of C for those intending to declare one of the four majors offered in the English Department. Writing intensive.
Section Comments: Stranger Things
Equivalent(s): ENGL 419H, ENGL 519, ENGL 519H, ENGL 529, ENGL 529H
Only listed campus in section: Durham, Manchester
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/5/2020 T 1:01pm - 3:50pm PANDRA P531
Additional Course Details: 

This course will focus on mythic journeys and strange transformations in settings that range from the historical to the otherworldly to the sci-fi futurist.  Texts include classics like Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and Stoker’s vampire thriller, Dracula, as well as contemporary U.S. writing about the legacies that haunt us still, for instance Suzan-Lori Parks’s Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) and Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing, recipient of the 2017 National Book Award.  A variety of shorter texts will be provided by the instructor.

English 419 a requirement for the B. A. in Literary Arts & Studies and the B. A. in English Teaching.