LIT - Literature

LIT 110IH. Intro to Lit: Explorations in Literature. 3 Credits. (3 Rct) F,S

Introduction to basic concepts including but not limited to: plot, character, theme, symbol, and the primary literary modes of poetry, fiction, and drama. Students will be introduced to terms through a standard handbook which should accommodate all future English courses.

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2017 Summer Session10979001Second Half SessionMTRWIL11218:00am - 9:50am

LIT 169IH. Literature as Popular Culture. 3 Credits. (3 Rec) S

An exploration of the interrelationship between high and low (popular) cultural traditions, emphasizing the social and artistic significance of popular cultural texts.

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2017 Summer Session11392801Second Half Session-- -

LIT 202CS. The Environmental Imagination. 3 Credits. (3 Rec) S

An exploration of major developments in the study of environmental literature that introduces students to current debates and discussions about how diverse cultures have imagined the human place in the nonhuman world.

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2017 Summer Session11393801First Half Session-- -

LIT 214D. Regional Literature. 3 Credits. (3 Rct) F,S

Examination of American literary regions in the context of critical multiculturalism. Analyzes topics such as the development of local color writing, borderlands/transnational studies, and the concept of the frontier as contact zone. May focus on a specific regional literature or adopt a comparative approach.

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2017 Summer Session10937001Second Half Session-- -

LIT 285D. Mythologies. 3 Credits. (3 Rct) F,S

The study of specific cultural mythologies to explore the nature, function, and theory of myth.

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2017 Summer Session10547801First Half Session-- -

LIT 335. Women and Literature. 3 Credits. (3 Rct) F

Alternate Odd Years PREREQUISITE: Sophomore standing and a 200-level LIT course. A study of the relationship between women and literature, with some attention to feminist approaches to critical interpretation.

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2017 Summer Session11177801Second Half Session-- -

LIT 382. Literature for Children and Adolescents. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F alternate years, to be offered even years.

PREREQUISITE: Sophomore standing and a 200-level LIT course. Studies in selected literary works for children and young adults. The course may focus on genres, authors, themes, and/or critical approaches.

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2017 Summer Session11178801First Half Session-- -