Jul 21, 2019
ENG 417 - Critical Studies in World Literature
Intensive study of a group of texts focused by theme, author, theoretical approach, or social and historical context. Formerly ENG 414, students may not receive credit for both. May be repeated for credit 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:
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge of literary and critical theories.
- Respond to a range of secondary criticism and/or critical theory in their own writing.
- Demonstrate proficiency in research methodologies.
- Identify the characteristic themes, techniques, and conventions of a representative group of texts in World literature focused by theme, author, theoretical approach, or social and historical context.
- Develop a thesis-driven argument that is focused by specific interpretive or analytical questions, that is supported by evidence from multiple texts, and that synthesizes multiple perspectives.
- Apply theoretical approaches to literary texts at an advanced level.
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