Sep 20, 2019
ENG 371 - Literature and History I
Historical and critical studies in literature from the classical era through the Renaissance. May be repeated up to 10 credits under a different subtitle.
Prerequisites: ENG 302 and ENG 303.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Explain the way a literary work can be analyzed and interpreted against the backgrounds of the literature of its particular period, citing several relevant authors for comparison
- Survey a literary movement or historical era within the ancient, medieval, or renaissance periods with references to canonical and non-canonical texts as well as a variety of literary genres, relating the literary history of the period to concurrent political, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic histories
- Identify specific literary movements, as well as the socio-cultural implications of those movements, within the ancient, medieval, or renaissance periods
- Explain ways in which literature contributes to our knowledge of a particular period by aligning itself with or by articulating a significant different from dominant disclosures
- Demonstrate knowledge of representative texts from specific periods and/or movements
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