ENGL 419 (M1) - How to Read Anything

How to Read Anything

Manchester   Liberal Arts :: English
Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - UNHM Credit (15 weeks) (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 11679
Whether epic or tweet, song lyric or script, English 419 prepares you for close, detailed, and critical readings and for writing with clarity and precision. You?ll discover selected prose, poetry, plays and films from across the English-speaking world throughout history. Whatever your major, this course develops skills in research, writing, and critical thinking. Prerequisite (with minimum grade of C) for declaring one of the four majors or two options offered in the English Department.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 419H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Susan Walsh

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 M 1:01pm - 3:50pm ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

This section of English 419, “Stranger Things,” will focus on mythic journeys and strange transformations in settings that range from the historical to the otherworldly.  Texts include classics like Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, 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 fulfills two of the Discovery Program’s requirements: the Inquiry requirement and the Writing Intensive requirement.  It also fulfills a core requirement for the B. A. in English Teaching and the B. A. degrees within the Literary Arts & Studies program (Literary Studies, Digital Language Arts, Professional and Technical Communications).