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ENG 214 - British Literature 2

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

Read British poetry and prose (fiction and nonfiction) composed since the end of the 18th century. Study significant literary, social, and historical influences on writers of this period, such as romanticism, industrialism, the crisis in religion, and the aftermath of the world wars of the twentieth century.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 /ENG 101A  or permission of the department. ENG 213  or ENG 213H  is not a prerequisite.

Crosslisted: Also offered as ENG 214H ; credit is not given for both ENG 214 and ENG 214H .

Note: Typically offered at MC and OL; spring term.

Course Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze and evaluate selected texts of British literature from the eighteenth century through the present.
  2. Explain the  relationship of the literature to its intellectual, social and cultural backgrounds;
  3. Identify and trace changes in literary form, conventions, and themes during the period;
  4. Write analytically about a variety of texts;
  5. Practice close textual analysis that demonstrates development of critical thinking skills.