Literature (LIT)

LIT 605  A Culture in Crisis  (3 credits)  
LIT 606  Roots of Modern American Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 650  Topic in Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 650A  Topic: Modern Poetry  (3 credits)  
LIT 650B  Topic: Renaissance Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 650C  Topic: New England Trancendentalism  (3 credits)  
LIT 650D  Topic: Great Authors - Ulysses  (3 credits)  
LIT 650F  Topic: Modern Fiction  (3 credits)  
LIT 650G  Topic: 17th Century Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 650H  Topic: Comedy  (3 credits)  
LIT 650I  Topic: Whitman Tradition in Poetry  (3 credits)  
LIT 650J  Topic: 20th Century American Novel  (3 credits)  
LIT 650K  Topic: Film Studies - Overview of Styles and Themes  (3 credits)  
LIT 650L  Topic: Literary Criticism  (3 credits)  
LIT 650M  Topic: Victorian Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 650N  Topic: The American Novel  (3 credits)  
LIT 650P  Modern Poetry  (3 credits)  
LIT 650Q  Age of Romanticism  (3 credits)  
LIT 650R  Topic: The Harlem Renaissance  (3 credits)  
LIT 650S  Topic:Int'L Writers in English  (3 credits)  
LIT 650T  Topic: American Short Fiction  (3 credits)  
LIT 650U  Topic: 19th Century American Women Writers  (3 credits)  
LIT 650V  Topic: Major American Poets  (3 credits)  
LIT 650W  Topic: 20th Century Drama  (3 credits)  
LIT 650X  Topic: Herman Hesse's Works  (3 credits)  
LIT 650Y  Topic: Contemporary American Poetry  (3 credits)  
LIT 650Z  Topic: Senior Year Experience  (3 credits)  
LIT 651A  Topic: Modern European Drama  (3 credits)  
LIT 651B  Topic: Poe and Hawthorne  (3 credits)  
LIT 651C  Topic: International Literature Written in English  (3 credits)  
LIT 651D  Topic: The American Drama  (3 credits)  
LIT 651E  Topic: Gothic Fiction  (3 credits)  
LIT 651F  Topic: Shakespeare on Film  (3 credits)  
LIT 651G  Topic: American Dramatic Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 651H  Topic: Literature of Self-Reliance  (3 credits)  
LIT 651I  Topic: Images of Western in Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 651J  Topic: Great Authors: Melville  (3 credits)  
LIT 651K  Topic: Shakespeare II  (3 credits)  
LIT 651L  Topic: 18th Century Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 651M  Topic: Ethnic American Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 651N  Topic: Philosophical Ideas in Western Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 651P  Topic: American Literature I  (3 credits)  
LIT 651R  Topic: The Writer and Society  (3 credits)  
LIT 651S  Topic: Shakespeare I  (3 credits)  
LIT 651T  Topic: Theory and Practice of Interpretation  (3 credits)  
LIT 651U  Topic: Great Authors: Johnathan Swift  (3 credits)  
LIT 651V  Topic: Supernatural in Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 651W  Topic: Development of English Literature II  (3 credits)  
LIT 651X  Topic: Medieval Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 651Y  Topic: Australian Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 651Z  Adolescent Literature  (3 credits)  

This course introduces students to literature written for adolescents (6th to 12th grades). It includes both classics and contemporary examples. Classics explored may include Little Women, The Adventures of Huck Finn and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. More contemporary texts might include Lord of the Flies, Catcher in the Rye, The House on Mango Street, The Summer of My German Soldier, and others.

Prerequisites: ENG 120 and permission of Department Chair.
LIT 652A  Topic: African-American Literature  (3 credits)  
LIT 652B  Topic: Culture, Creativity, Communication  (3 credits)  
LIT 652C  Topic: Introduction to Cultural Studies  (3 credits)  
LIT 652D  Literature and Language Seminar  (3 credits)