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Comparative Literature
CPLT 2010History of European Literature I (4.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Surveys European literature from antiquity to the Renaissance, with emphasis on recurring themes, the texts themselves, and the meaning of literature in broader historical contexts.
CPLT 2020History of European Literature II (4.00)
Surveys European literature from the Renaissance to the twentieth century, with emphasis on recurring themes, the texts themselves, and the meaning of literature in broader historical contexts.
CPLT 2559New Course in Comparative Literature (3.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Comparative Literature.
CPLT 3410History of Drama II: Ibsen to the Present (3.00)
This is the second of a two-semester survey of the history of Western drama from the fifth century B.C. to the present. This semester we will trace the development of drama from the emergence of realism to the present. This is a turbulent, vibrant period in the history of drama, rivaled only by that of the Greeks and the Elizabethans. We will study realism and the reactions against it: expressionism, surrealism, Epic Theater, Absurdism.
CPLT 3420Modern Drama--Ibsen to Absurdism (3.00)
This is the first half of a two-semester course on modern and contemporary drama in the Western world, with brief forays into other regions. ENGN 3420 surveys the modern period from its inception through the post-World War II period; ENGN 3430 covers the contemporary period. ENGN 3420 first examines the emergence of realism then moves through various reactions against and adjustments to realism during the period.
CPLT 3430Contemporary Drama (3.00)
This is the second half of a two-semester course on modern and contemporary American and European drama (with forays into other regions), covering post-Absurdism to the present. We will examine postwar quests for dramatic and theatrical structures relevant to a socially and morally chaotic world. From a study of reactions to the Theatre of the Absurd, we move to an investigation of contemporary drama.
CPLT 3559New Course in Comparative Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Comparative Literature.
CPLT 3590Topics in Comparative Literature (3.00)
Changing topics with explore Comparative Literature topics, such as theory, genre, periods, or major authors with an international impact.
CPLT 3600Literary Theory (3.00)
An introduction to literary theory, required of all Comparative Literature majors. This seminar will normally be taken in the third year.
Course was offered Fall 2011, Fall 2010
CPLT 3710Kafka and His Doubles (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Introduction to the work of Franz Kafka, with comparisons to the literary tradition he worked with and the literary tradition he formed.
Course was offered Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2011
CPLT 3720Freud and Literature (3.00)
In formulating his model of the psyche and his theory of psychoanalysis, Freud availed himself of analogies drawn from different disciplines, including literature. Freud's ideas were then taken up by many twentieth-century literary writers. After introducing Freud's theories through a reading of his major works, the course will turn to literary works that engage with Freud.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2015
CPLT 3730Modern Poetry: Rilke, Valéry, and Stevens (3.00)
Studies in the poetry and prose of these three modernist poets, with emphasis on their theories of artistic creation. The original as well as a translation will be made available for Rilke's and Valery's poetry; their prose works will be read in English translation.
Course was offered Spring 2014, Spring 2012
CPLT 3740Narratives of Childhood (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Childhood autobiography and childhood narrative from Romanticism to the present.
CPLT 3750Women, Childhood, Autobiography (3.00)
Cross-cultural readings in women's childhood narratives. Emphasis on formal as well as thematic aspects.
Course was offered Fall 2015, Fall 2011, Fall 2010
CPLT 3760Ways of Telling Stories: Eighteenth-Century Fiction (3.00)
Comparative studies in the European novel. Dominant novel types, including the fictional memoir, the novel in letters, and the comic "history."
CPLT 3770Women Writers: Women on Women (3.00)
This course focuses on women writers from any era who address the topic of femininity: what it means or implies to be a woman.
Course was offered Fall 2016
CPLT 3780Memory Speaks (3.00)
Interdisciplinary course on memory. Readings from literature, philosophy, history, psychology, and neuroscience.
Course was offered Spring 2017
CPLT 3850Fiction of the Americas (3.00)
In this seminar, we will study the centuries long 'conversations' between North American and Spanish American writers. Principally through short stories and some novels, we will examine their mutual fascination. Our reading list will include works by Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce, Horacio Quiroga, John Reed, Mariano Azuela, William Faulkner, Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortázar, García Márquez, Carlos Fuentes, Margaret Atwood, Manuel Puig
Course was offered Spring 2010
CPLT 4559New Course in Comparative Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Comparative Literature.
Course was offered Spring 2015, Fall 2012
CPLT 4990Comparative Literature Seminar (3.00)
Open to all students, with preference given to comparative literature majors in case of overenrollment. Topics may vary; a typical subject is "the theory and practice of tragedy.
CPLT 4998Fourth Year Thesis (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Two-semester course in which the student prepares and writes a thesis with the guidance of a faculty member. After being accepted to the distinguished majors program, the student should decide on a thesis topic and find an advisor by the end of the third year. In the fall semester (497), the student engages in an extended course of reading and produces at least 20 pages of written text; in the spring (498), the student completes and submits the thesis.
CPLT 4999Fourth Year Thesis (3.00)
Two-semester course in which the student prepares and writes a thesis with the guidance of a faculty member. After being accepted to the distinguished majors program, the student should decide on a thesis topic and find an advisor by the end of the third year. In the fall semester (497), the student engages in an extended course of reading and produces at least 20 pages of written text; in the spring (498), the student completes and submits the thesis.
CPLT 8002Comparative and Transnational Studies (3.00)
An advanced seminar that studies issues presented when considering literature in its transnational context, paying special attention to comparison. Focus on the modern and contemporary period, but we consider also earlier periods. 2 essays and final exam. This course is required for the Graduate Certificate in Comparative Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
CPLT 8559New Course in Comparative Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Comparative Literature.
Course was offered Fall 2012
English-American Literature to 1900
ENAM 3110American Literature to 1865 (3.00)
Surveys American literature from the Colonial Era to the Age of Emerson and Melville. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2013, Spring 2011
ENAM 3120American Literature Since 1865 (3.00)
Surveys American literature, both prose and poetry, from the Civil War to the present. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3130African-American Literature I (3.00)
Analyzes the earliest examples of African-American literature, emphasizing African cultural themes and techniques that were transformed by the experience of slavery as that experience met European cultural and religious practices. Studies essays, speeches, pamphlets, poetry, and songs. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Fall 2009
ENAM 3140African-American Literature II (3.00)
Continuation of ENAM 3130, this course begins with the career of Richard Wright and brings the Afro-American literary and performing tradition up to the present day. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3150The American Renaissance (3.00)
Analyzes the major writings of Poe, Emerson, Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman, Thoreau, and Dickinson. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2010
ENAM 3160Realism and Naturalism in America (3.00)
Analyzes American literary realism and naturalism, its sociological, philosophical, and literary origins as well as its relation to other contemporaneous literary movements. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2013
ENAM 3180Introduction to Asian American Studies (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
An interdisciplinary introduction to the culture and history of Asians and Pacific Islanders in America. Examines ethnic communities such as Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, Asian Indian, and Native Hawaiian, through themes such as immigration, labor, cultural production, war, assimilation, and politics. Texts are drawn from genres such as legal cases, short fiction, musicals, documentaries, visual art, and drama. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3240Faulkner (3.00)
An intensive study of the works of William Faulkner in the contexts of American literature, southern literature, and international modernism.
Course was offered Spring 2016, Fall 2014, Fall 2012
ENAM 3280Reading the Black College Campus (3.00)
Historically Black Colleges and University campuses are records of the process of democratizing (extending to excluded social groups such as African-Americans) opportunities for higher education in America. Through landscapes, we trace this record, unearthing the politics of landscapes via direct experience as well as via interpretations of representations of landscapes in literature, visual arts, maps, plans, and photographs. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2010
ENAM 3300American Poetry (3.00)
Studies theme and technique in major American poets. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2010, Fall 2009
ENAM 3400American Fictions (3.00)
Classic American fiction 1800-1900. Readings vary but may include Cooper, Sedgewick, Stowe, Hawthorn, James, Twain, Chestnutt, Chopin, Dreiser, Crane, Melville
Course was offered Fall 2013
ENAM 3450American Short Novel (3.00)
Examines American short novels since 1840 by such authors as Poe, Melville, James, Jewett, Crane, Larsen, Faulkner, Reed, MacLean, Auster, and Chang. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2014
ENAM 3500Studies in American Literature (3.00)
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3510Studies in African-American Literature and Culture (3.00)
Intensive study of African-American writers and cultural figures in a diversity of genres. Includes artists from across the African diaspora in comparative American perspective. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3520Major American Authors (3.00)
Studies the work of one or two major authors. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2013, Summer 2010
ENAM 3559New Course in American Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of American Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3570Contemporary Ethnic American Fiction (3.00)
This course introduces students to the growing body of fiction by recent American writers of ethnic and racial minorities. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3750Sex and Sentiment (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Focuses on the rise of sentimental novels and sensational novels between the American Revolution and the Civil War. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014
ENAM 3770Women in American Art (3.00)
Analyzes the roles played by women as artists and as the subjects of representation in American art from the colonial period to the present. Some background in either art history or gender studies is desirable. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3780Science and Identity in American Literature (3.00)
Studies literary representations of science, pseudo-science and technology in nineteenth century America, particularly works that explore the possible effects of science on personal, civic, and social identity. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3850Folklore in America (3.00)
Surveys the traditional expressive culture of various ethnic and religious groups in America, including songs, folk narratives, folk religion, proverbs, riddles. Emphasizes southeastern Anglo-Americans. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3870Literature of the West (3.00)
Analyzes selected works by writers of the Western United States from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Emphasizes the Anglo-American exploration, settlement, and development of the West, as well as readings from other ethnic groups, including Native and Hispanic Americans. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3880Literature of the South (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Analyzes selected works of poetry and prose by major Southern writers. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 3890Mass Media and American Culture (3.00)
Studies the development and impact of mass forms of communication in America including newspapers, magazines, film, the wireless and the radio, television, and the Internet. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 4500Advanced Studies in American Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 4559New Course in American Literature To 1900 (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of American Literature To 1900. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 4814African-American Women Authors (3.00)
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Fall 2009
ENAM 4840Fictions of Black Identity (3.00)
This class will examine novels, essays, critical works that address the meanings of blackness in an American context. We will explore the notion that Black identity is a fiction, not necessarily in the sense of falsity, but in its highly mediated, flexible, and variable condition. Among the questions to consider: how does one make and measure Black identity? What is the value of racial masquerade? For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: third year, fourth year, AAS or English major or minor.
ENAM 4845Black Speculative Fiction (3.00)
This course seeks to explore the world of African American 'speculative' fiction. This genre of writing largely includes science fiction, fantasy fiction, and horror. In this class, we will read, watch, and discuss narratives by black writers of speculative fiction to better understand the motivation, tone, and agenda in the work of black writers. We will also consider the role of black culture and representation in the larger field. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: third year, fourth year, English major or minor, AAS major or minor.
Course was offered Spring 2011, Spring 2010
ENAM 5559New Course in American Studies (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of American Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses..
Course was offered Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2011
ENAM 5840Contemporary African-American Literature (3.00)
This course for advanced undergraduates and master's-level graduate students surveys African-American literature today. Assignments include works by Evreett, Edward Jones, Tayari Jones, Evans, Ward, Rabateau, and Morrison
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
ENAM 8100Early American Literature (3.00)
Surveys American literature to 1840 designed to introduce the literature of the Colonial and early National periods, and to examine the intellectual and literary backgrounds of nineteenth-century American literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 8130Early African American Literature (3.00)
Surveys pivotal moments and texts in the history of African-American prose, from 1760, the date of Briton Hammon's Narrative of Uncommon Sufferings to 1903, the year of W. E. B. DuBois's The Souls of Black Folk. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2013
ENAM 8300American Poetry of the Nineteenth Century (3.00)
Studies selected poets of the century, their media, their audiences, and their reputations. Coverage will be broad, with some emphasis on Bryant, Longfellow, Lowell, Emerson, Whitman, Dickinson, and Crane. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2011
ENAM 8520Major American Authors (3.00)
Studies the work of one or two major writers within a precise historical context. A recent pair was Hawthorne and Melville. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
ENAM 8540Studies in American Fiction (3.00)
Analyzes the writings of major authors approached through the consideration of such specific topics as historical romance, Gothic romance, and American mythmaking. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 8559New Course in American Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of American Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 9500Seminar in American Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Topics range from the colonial period to the cultural influence of pragmatism. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 9559New Course in American Literature To 1900 (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of American Literature To 1900. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENAM 9910Research in American Literature (3.00)
Modern and Contemporary Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Criticism
ENCR 3000Contemporary Literary Theory (3.00)
Introduces some of the most influential schools of contemporary literary theory and criticism. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2014
ENCR 3400Theories of Reading (3.00)
This course has two parts. The first half offers a survey of influential styles of critical reading, including psychoanalysis, structuralism, deconstruction, and several styles of political interpretation. The second half invites students to think theoretically yet sympathetically about affective dimensions of reader response such as identification, empathy, enchantment, and shock.
ENCR 3559New Course in Criticism (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Criticism. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 3620Introduction to Criticism and Cultural Studies (3.00)
Introduces the various and contested theories and practices of what has come to be called 'cultural studies.' Examines various theoretical traditions and histories of mass culture and advertising. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 3630Psychoanalytic Criticism (3.00)
Studies Freudian and post-Freudian psychology and its literary applications. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 3710Intellectual Prose (3.00)
Studies non-fictional discursive prose. Readings drawn from such fields as criticism, aesthetic theory, philosophy, social and political thought, history, economics, and science; from the Renaissance to the present day. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 3810Feminist Theories and Methods (3.00)
Introduces current feminist scholarship in a variety of areas literature, history, film, anthropology, and psychoanalysis, among others pairing feminist texts with more traditional ones. Features guest speakers and culminates in an interdisciplinary project. Cross listed as SWAG 3810. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 4500Advanced Studies in Literary Criticism (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Limited enrollment. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 4559New Course in Criticism (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Criticism. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 5559New Course in Criticism (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Criticism. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2010
ENCR 5620History of Literary Criticism (3.00)
In this course we pursue two lines of argument at once: we read a judicious selection of the canonical primary and secondary works in the history of literary criticism from Plato to the mid-twentieth century; and we learn how to identify in a principled way a specific 'pluralism' of philosophic methods variously constituting these texts. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Spring 2010
ENCR 5650Books as Physical Objects (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Surveys bookmaking over the past five centuries. Emphasizes analysis and description of physical features and consideration of how a text is affected by the physical conditions of its production. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 8100Introduction to Literary Research (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Introduces UVa's research resources and the needs and opportunities for their use. The library and its holdings are explored through a series of practical problems drawn from a wide range of literary subjects and periods. Required of all degree candidates in the M.A. and Ph.D. programs. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 8559New Course in Criticism (1.00 - 4.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Criticism. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 8600Criticism in Theory and Practice (3.00)
Studies critical theories and the kinds of practical criticism to which they lead. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2010
ENCR 8610An Introduction to Modern Literary Theory and Criticism (3.00)
Studies 20th-century theoretical writings, focusing on intellectual movements such as Marxism, Psychoanalysis, Structuralism and Post-Structuralism, and to influential thinkers such as Barthes, Bakhtin, Derrida, Kristeva, and Butler. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 8640Critical Methods (3.00)
'Critical method' is the point at which general philosophical or political claims intersect with specific techniques of interpretation. The aim of this course is to give students a thorough introduction to current debates in the methodology of literary and cultural studies in ways that will aid their own future thinking and writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2013
ENCR 8670Feminist Theory (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
An introduction to American feminist theory its major concerns, historical development, array of methodologies, and formative debates. Divergent theoretical and critical texts on gender/sexuality are juxtaposed with primary materials ranging from early novels to contemporary movies. Likely topics include queer theory, transnational feminism, feminist cultural studies, the gendering of race, and feminist approaches to film. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 8800Aesthetics and Politics (3.00)
This course explores the various ways in which art and politics have been seen as synonymous or separate ('the autonomy of art'). It includes a survey of key concepts and terms in the history of modern literature and the visual arts.
Course was offered Fall 2014
ENCR 8900Disability Studies (3.00)
An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of disability studies, which examines how physical differences show up in literature, culture, and social policy. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2016
ENCR 9500Seminar in Critical Theory (3.00)
Topics vary from year to year.
ENCR 9559New Course in Criticism (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Criticism. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 9650Introduction to Textual Criticism and Scholarly Editing (3.00)
Studies the transmission of texts over the past five centuries and examines theories and techniques of editing literary and non-literary texts, both published and unpublished. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Creative Writing
ENCW 2200Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (3.00)
Creative non-fiction encompasses a variety of genres - personal essays, travelogues, memoir, nature writing, literary journalism - that present factual information from a personal perspectives. We will read works by writers either hailing from or intimately familiar with each of countries we are visiting. attending to how these authors use elements of fiction, such as scene, dialogue, character, story, and metaphor, to tell their "true" stories.
ENCW 2300Poetry Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
An introduction to the craft of writing poetry, with relevant readings in the genre. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCW 2530Introduction to Poetry Writing - Themed (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
An introduction to the craft of writing poetry, with relevant readings in the genre. Both readings and writing assignments will be on topics that vary. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2017, January 2017, Fall 2016
ENCW 2560Introduction to Fiction Writing - Themed (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
An introduction to the craft of writing fiction, with relevant readings in the genre. Both readings and writing assignments will be on topics that vary. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2016
ENCW 2600Fiction Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
An introduction to the craft of writing fiction, with relevant readings in the genre. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCW 3310Intermediate Poetry Writing I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
For students advanced beyond the level of ENWR 2300. Involves workshop of student work, craft discussion, and relevant reading. May be repeated with different instructor. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENCW 3320Intermediate Poetry Writing II (3.00)
For students advanced beyond the level of ENWR 2300. Involves workshop of student work, craft discussion, and relevant reading. May be repeated with different instructor. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENCW 3350Intermediate Nonfiction Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
For students advanced beyond the level of ENWR 2600. Involves workshop of student work, craft discussion, and relevant reading. May be repeated with different instructor. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015
ENCW 3559New Course in Creative Writing (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in the subject of Creative Writing.
Course was offered Fall 2015
ENCW 3610Intermediate Fiction Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
For students advanced beyond the level of ENWR 2600. Involves workshop of student work, craft discussion, and relevant reading. May be repeated with different instructor. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENCW 4350Advanced Nonfiction Writing (3.00)
For advanced students with experience in writing literary nonfiction. Involves workshop of student work, craft discussion, and relevant reading. May be repeated with different instructor. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
ENCW 4810Advanced Fiction Writing I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Devoted to the writing of prose fiction, especially the short story. Student work is discussed in class and individual conferences. Parallel reading in the work of modern novelists and short story writers is required. For advanced students with prior experience in writing fiction. May be repeated with different instructor. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENCW 4830Advanced Poetry Writing I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
For advanced students with prior experience in writing poetry. Student work is discussed in class and in individual conferences. Reading in contemporary poetry is also assigned. May be repeated with different instructor. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENCW 4993Independent Project in Creative Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
For the student who wants to work on a creative writing project under the direction of a faculty member. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENCW 5310Advanced Poetry Writing II (3.00)
Intensive work in poetry writing, for students with prior experience. May be repeated with different instructor. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENCW 5610Advanced Fiction Writing II (3.00)
A course for advanced short story writers. Student manuscripts are discussed in individual conference and in class. May be repeated with different instructor. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Course was offered Spring 2015
ENCW 7310MFA Poetry Workshop (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Graduate-level poetry writing workshop for advanced writing students. A weekly 2.5 hour workshop discussion of student poems. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCW 7559New Course in Creative Writing (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of academic, professional, and creative writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCW 7610MFA Fiction Workshop (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
A course devoted to the writing of prose fiction, especially the short story. Student work is discussed in class and in individual conferences. Parallel reading in the work of modern novelists and short story writers is required. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Limited enrollment.
ENCW 8559New Course in Creative Writing (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of academic, professional, and creative writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCW 8993Independent Writing Project (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Intended for graduate students who wish to do work on a creative writing project other than the thesis for the Master of Fine Arts degree under the direction of a faculty member. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Permission of the chair.
ENCW 8995Research in Creative Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Research in creative writing for M.F.A. students. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015
ENCW 8999MFA Non-Topical Research (1.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Non-topical research hours taken as part of the Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Lit
ENEC 3110English Literature of the Restoration and Early Eighteenth Century (3.00)
Surveys representative writers, themes, and forms of the period 1660-1740. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 3120English Literature of the Late Eighteenth Century (3.00)
Surveys representative writers, themes, and forms of the period 1740-1800. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 3130English Literature of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century (3.00)
Surveys representative writers, themes, and forms of the period 1660-1800. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2016
ENEC 3200Eighteenth-Century Women Writers (3.00)
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 3400Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama (3.00)
Introduces students to major plays, playwrights, and theatrical issues of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in Britain. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 3500Eighteenth-Century Topics (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 3559New Course in Restoration and Eighteenth-century Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of restoration and eighteenth-century literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2014
ENEC 3600The English Novel I (3.00)
Studies the rise and development of the English novel in the 18th century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 4300Gothic Spaces (3.00)
This seminar explores early gothic novels (from /The Castle of Otranto/ to /Frankenstein/) in their contexts of eighteenth-century art, architecture, music, history, politics, religion, and sexuality.
ENEC 4500Advanced Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 4559New Course in Restoration and Eighteenth-century Literature. (1.00 - 3.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of restoration and eighteenth-century literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 5559New Course in the subject of Restoration and Eighteenth-century Literature. (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of restoration and eighteenth-century literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2009
ENEC 8400Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama (3.00)
Studies the British theater from 1660 to 1800, including works by writers such as Wycherley, Behn, Congreve, Dryden, Centlivre, Steele, Goldsmith, and Sheridan. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2012, Fall 2010
ENEC 8500Topics in Eighteenth-Century Literature (3.00)
Topics vary and recently include 'From Classic to Romantic' and 'Eighteenth-Century Poetry.' For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 8559New Course in Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of restoration and eighteenth-century literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2010
ENEC 8600Eighteenth-Century Prose Fiction (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies prose fiction in the 18th century. Authors include Defoe, Haywood, Richardson, Fielding, Burney, Sterne, and Austen. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 9500Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature I, II (3.00)
Topics vary, focusing on a theme, genre, or group of writers. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 9559New Course in the subject of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature. (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of restoration and eighteenth-century literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENEC 9910Research in Restoration and Eighteenth Century (3.00)
Research in Restoration and Eighteenth Century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Miscellaneous
ENGL 1500Masterworks of Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
An introduction to the study of literature. Why is imaginative literature worth reading and taking seriously? How do we prepare ourselves to be the best possible readers of imaginative literature?
ENGL 1550Literature and the Professions (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
An introduction to the study of literature that focuses on the intersections between imaginative literature and other fields of human endeavor. Why is imaginative literature worth reading and taking seriously? How can becoming a better reader enhance other aspects of our careers and our lives?
Course was offered Fall 2014
ENGL 1559New Course in Miscellaneous English (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of miscellaneous English. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2013
ENGL 2010History of European Literature I (4.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Surveys European literature from antiquity to the Renaissance, with emphasis on recurring themes, the texts themselves, and the meaning of literature in broader historical contexts.
ENGL 2020History of European Literature II (4.00)
Surveys European literature from the Renaissance to the twentieth century, with emphasis on recurring themes, the texts themselves, and the meaning of literature in broader historical contexts.
ENGL 2559New Course in Miscellaneous English (3.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of miscellaneous English. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2016
ENGL 3030Global Cultural Studies (3.00)
The course analyzes our global cultural condition from a dual historical and literary perspective and follows a development stretching over the last 60 years, beginning with the period just after WW II and continuing to the present day. Of central concern will be the varieties of cultural expression across regions of the world and their relation to a rapidly changing social history, drawing upon events that occur during the semester.
ENGL 3559New Course in Miscellaneous English (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of miscellaneous English. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2017
ENGL 3610The English Novel in the Nineteenth Century (3.00)
This course will examine the major British novels of the 19th Century in the context of their setting in London and British culture. The course will include visits to London sites presented in the works that will be read. Readings include such major novelists as Dickens, Bronte, Wilde, Stoker, and others.
ENGL 3810History of Literatures in English I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
A three-semester, chronological survey of literatures in English from their beginnings to the present day. Studies the formal and thematic features of different genres in relation to the chief literary, social, and cultural influences upon them. ENGL 3810 covers the period up to 1660; ENGL 3820, the period 1660-1880; and ENGL 3830, the period 1880 to the present. Required of all majors. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 3820History of Literatures in English II (3.00)
A three-semester, chronological survey of literatures in English from their beginnings to the present day. Studies the formal and thematic features of different genres in relation to the chief literary, social, and cultural influences upon them. ENGL 3810 covers the period up to 1660; ENGL 3820, the period 1660-1880; and ENGL 3830, the period 1880 to the present. Required of all majors. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4559New Course in Miscellaneous English (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of miscellaneous English. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4993Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00)
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: third year, fourth year, English major or minor, AAS major or minor.
ENGL 4998Distinguished Majors Program (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Directed research leading to completion of an extended essay to be submitted to the Honors Committee. Both ENGL 4998 and 4999 are required of honors candidates. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4999Distinguished Majors Program (1.00 - 3.00)
Directed research leading to completion of an extended essay to be submitted to the Honors Committee. Both courses are required of honors candidates. Graded on a year-long basis. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 6500Topics in English (for teachers) (1.00)
Courses in subject areas of relevant to middle and high school English teachers, each meant to provide such teachers with a sense of the state of the sub-field, with a focus on the central authors, texts, and approaches, and on challenges that might face a first-time teacher of the particular subject area.
ENGL 8559New Course in Miscellaneous English (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of miscellaneous English. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 8993Independent Study (3.00)
A single semester of independent study under faculty supervision for MA or PhD students in English doing intensive research on a subject not covered in the usual courses. Requires approval by a faculty member who has agreed to supervise a guided course of reading and substantial written exercise, a detailed outline of the research project, and authorization by the Director of Graduate Studies in English. Only one may be offered for Ph.D credit. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 8998M.A. Thesis (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
M.A. students in English may choose to write a substantial thesis directed by a faculty member. Students opting for a thesis should draw up a proposal and secure a director to supervise the project. Students choose between a critical thesis of 10,000-15,000 words and a pedagogical thesis (described on our website). Students enroll in this three-credit course for a single semester, either fall or spring; it is not available during the summer. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 8999Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research (1.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Students taking this course are expected to prepare for their M.A. oral examination and proceed with their M.A. research. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/graduate/current.
ENGL 9559New Course in Miscellaneous English (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of miscellaneous English. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 9899Woodson Institute Fellows Pre- and Post-Doctoral Research (12.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This is a supervised research course without formal classroom instruction.
ENGL 9995Dissertation Seminar (3.00)
Required of students in the Department's PhD program who are at or near the beginning of the dissertation writing process. Addresses the problems encountered by students as they begin to tackle the dissertation. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 9998Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research (1.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Students taking this course are expected to prepare for their preliminary qualifying oral examinations for the doctorate. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 9999Non-Topical Research (1.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Genre Studies
ENGN 3310The Lyric (3.00)
Studies the major lyrical forms and traditions in Western literature, with particularly close reading of poems written in English. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Summer 2011
ENGN 3400History of Drama I: Aeschylus to Ibsen (3.00)
This is the first of a two-semester survey of the history of Western drama from the fifth century B.C. to the present; the first semester will take us through the eighteenth century. Aside from investigating, through a close reading of the texts, what makes for ageless drama, we will also examine the texts from several contextual perspectives. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2011
ENGN 3410History of Drama II: Ibsen to the Present (3.00)
This is the second of a two-semester survey of the history of Western drama from the fifth century B.C. to the present. This semester we will trace the development of drama from the emergence of realism to the present. This is a turbulent, vibrant period in the history of drama, rivaled only by that of the Greeks and the Elizabethans. We will study realism and the reactions against it: expressionism, surrealism, Epic Theater, Absurdism. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2012
ENGN 3420Modern Drama--Ibsen to Absurdism (3.00)
This is the first half of a two-semester course on modern and contemporary drama in the Western world, with brief forays into other regions. ENGN 3420 surveys the modern period from its inception through the post-World War II period; ENGN 3430 covers the contemporary period. ENGN 3420 first examines the emergence of realism then moves through various reactions against and adjustments to realism during the period. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGN 3430Contemporary Drama (3.00)
This is the second half of a two-semester course on modern and contemporary American and European drama (with forays into other regions), covering post-Absurdism to the present. We will examine postwar quests for dramatic and theatrical structures relevant to a socially and morally chaotic world. From a study of reactions to the Theatre of the Absurd, we move to an investigation of contemporary drama. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGN 3440London, The Theatrical City (3.00)
This course explores the theatrical culture of London. Students will attend plays in a variety of genres and will discuss and write about both the history of London theater and the contemporary theatrical scene.
ENGN 3450Tragedy (3.00)
Studies the development of tragic forms. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGN 3559New Course in Genre Studies (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Genre Studies. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGN 3600Studies in Short Fiction (3.00)
Analyzes form, technique, and ideas in selected short fiction from various periods in the British, American, and Continental traditions. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Summer 2012, Summer 2011, Summer 2010
ENGN 3610Forms of the Novel I (3.00)
Studies the relation of form, narrative technique, and idea in selected novels from various periods of English, American, and Continental fiction (in translation). First semester to about 1900, second semester to the present. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2010
ENGN 3620Forms of the Novel II (3.00)
Studies the relation of form, narrative technique, and idea in selected novels from various periods of English, American, and Continental fiction (in translation). First semester to about 1900, second semester to the present. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGN 3630The Southern Short Story Cycle (3.00)
The short story cycle has been important throughout the history of American literature, but particularly in the South. Readings include Toomer, Porter,Wright, Faulkner, O'Connor, McCullers.
Course was offered Summer 2015
ENGN 3800Romance (3.00)
Investigates the narrative form and cultural uses of Romance. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGN 3820The Art and Theory of Comedy (3.00)
Studies in comic theory and practice from the classical period to the present. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGN 3840Satire (3.00)
Reading and discussion of major satirical works from classical times to the present. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2016
ENGN 4500Advanced Studies in Literary Genres (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGN 4559New Course in Genre Studies (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Genre Studies. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2013
ENGN 5559New Course in Genre Studies (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Genre Studies.
Course was offered Spring 2017
ENGN 8310The Lyric Genre (3.00)
Surveys English lyric poems from Chaucer to Auden; designed to isolate what is lyrical (i.e., unprosaic, musical, aesthetic, reflexive, egotistical, or sublime) in this body of literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2011
ENGN 8510Form and Theory of Fiction (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course provides a practitioner's perspective on a selection of works of fiction.
ENGN 8520Form and Theory of Poetry (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course provides a practitioner's perspective on a selection of poetic works.
ENGN 8559New Course in Genre Studies (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Genre Studies. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2013, Spring 2011, Fall 2010
ENGN 9500Seminar in Literary Genres I, II (3.00)
Topics range from comedy as an art form to a study of various approaches to the novel. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2014, Spring 2012, Spring 2010
ENGN 9559New Course in Genre Studies (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Genre Studies. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Literary Prose
ENLP 4550Topics in Literary Prose (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
One of two required readings courses for students admitted to the Area Program in Literary Prose, also open to other qualified students. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENLP 4720Area Program in Literary Prose Thesis Course (3.00)
Directed writing project for students in the English Department's Undergraduate Area Program in Literary Prose, leading to completion of an extended piece of creative prose writing.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016
English-Language Study
ENLS 3030History of the English Language (3.00)
Studies the development of English word forms and vocabulary from Anglo-Saxon to present-day English. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLS 3690American English (3.00)
A historical examination of the peculiar development of the English language, both spoken and written, in the Americas, primarily in the United States, from the time of the first European settlements to the present. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Introductory Seminar in Literature
ENLT 2100Introduction to Literary Studies (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Prerequisite for declaring an English major. Introduces students to some fundamental skills in critical thinking and critical writing about literary texts. Readings include various examples of poetry, fiction, and drama. The course is organized along interactive and participatory lines. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2511Masterpieces of English Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Surveys selected English writers from the fourteenth through the eighteenth century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2513Major Authors of American Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies major works in American literature before 1900. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2514Modern American Authors (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Surveys major American writers of the twentieth century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2523Studies in Poetry (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Examines the poetic techniques and conventions of imagery and verse that poets have used across the centuries. Exercises in scansion, close reading, and framing arguments about poetry. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2524Studies in Drama (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Introduces the techniques of the dramatic art, with close analysis of selected plays. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2526Studies in Fiction (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies the techniques of fiction. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2530Studies in Global Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Examines a selection of works, primarily in English but occasionally in translation, from around the world. The list of works and genres treated will vary. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2014
ENLT 2547Black Writers in America (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Topics in African-American writing in the US from its beginning in vernacular culture to the present day; topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2548Contemporary Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Introduces trends in contemporary English, American, and Continental literature, especially in fiction, but with some consideration of poetry and drama. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2550Shakespeare (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies selected sonnets and plays of Shakespeare. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2552Women in Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Analyzes the representations of women in literature as well as literary texts by women writers. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2555Special Topics (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Usually an introduction to non-traditional or specialized topics in literary studies, (e.g., native American literature, gay and lesbian studies, techno-literacy, Arthurian romance, Grub Street in eighteenth-century England, and American exceptionalism). For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2559New Course in Introductory Seminar in Literature (3.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic as an introductory seminar in literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2012
English-Modern & Contemporary Literature
ENMC 3110British Literature of the Twentieth Century (3.00)
Surveys major trends and figures in British literature from 1890 to the present. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2011, Spring 2010
ENMC 3120American Literature of the Twentieth Century (3.00)
Studies the major poetry and fiction. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3130Modern Comparative Literature (3.00)
Studies major international movements and figures in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3150Literature of the Americas (3.00)
Comparative study of various major writers of North, Central, and South America. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2010
ENMC 3160Twentieth Century Women Writers (3.00)
Studies fiction, poetry, and non-fiction written by women in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3300Contemporary American Poetry (3.00)
Studies the style and themes of recent and contemporary poets and their influence. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3310Major African-American Poets (3.00)
Examines poems representative of the African American literary traditions. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2016
ENMC 3320Modern Poetry (3.00)
This course is a survey of modern poetry written in English. 'Make it new,' wrote Ezra Pound, and this course explores the various ways in which modern poets reinvented poetry in the first half of the twentieth century. It examines the signature style and literary contribution of selected anglophone poets, asking how they remade inherited genres, forms, and vocabularies.
Course was offered Fall 2011
ENMC 3330Contemporary Poetry (3.00)
This course is a survey of poetry in English from World War II to the present. It explores the array of postwar idioms, forms, and movements in the United States and across the world, whether poetry written in inherited forms, free verse, or avant-garde styles. It examines the primary achievements and vociferous debates in contemporary anglophone poetry.
ENMC 3340Contemporary British Poetry (3.00)
Study of identity and style in poetry since 1945.
ENMC 3420Modern Drama II (3.00)
A two-semester survey of European and American modern drama, with some attention to works from other regions. The first half covers the late nineteenth century to World War II; the second focuses on drama from the post-war period to the present. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2013, Spring 2011, Spring 2010
ENMC 3450Modern Drama I (3.00)
A two-semester survey of European and American modern drama, with some attention to works from other regions. The first half covers the late nineteenth century to World War II; the second focuses on drama from the post-war period to the present. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2012, Fall 2010, Fall 2009
ENMC 3500Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course takes up topics in the study of literature in English in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3510Major British and American Writers of the Twentieth Century (3.00)
Close reading of the works of two or three major British or American authors. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Summer 2014, Spring 2011
ENMC 3559New Course in Modern and Contemporary Literature. (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Modern and Contemporary Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3570Contemporary Ethnic American Fiction (3.00)
This course introduces students to the growing body of fiction by recent American writers of ethnic and racial minorities. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3600World Literature in English (3.00)
This course will explore Anglophone fiction and drama from Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean over the last half century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3610Modern and Contemporary Fiction (3.00)
Introduces British, American, and Continental masterpieces, emphasizing new ideas and the new forms of fiction in the twentieth century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3630Vietnam War in Literature and Film (3.00)
In the US, "Vietnam" signifies not a country but a lasting syndrome that haunts American politics and society, from foreign policy to popular culture. But what of the millions of Southeast Asian refugees the War created? What are the lasting legacies of the Vietnam War for Southeast Asian diasporic communities? We will examine literature and film (fictional and documentary) made by and about Americans, Vietnamese, Cambodians, Laotians, and Hmong.
Course was offered Fall 2016
ENMC 3650Asian-American Fiction (3.00)
Studies Asian American literature as a cultural phenomenon and literary tradition, presenting a range of twentieth-century fictions by immigrants or their descendants from India, Pakistan, China, Korea, Vietnam, Japan, and the Philippines. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3660The African Novel (3.00)
Studies the development of the Anglophone African novel as a genre, as well as the representation of the post-colonial dilemma of African nations and the revision of gender and ethnic roles. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3800Concepts of the Modern (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies the modern sensibility through an examination of the themes and techniques of aestheticism, psychology, existentialism, and twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3810Modern Irish Literature (3.00)
Surveys Irish writing from the late nineteenth century to the present. Focuses on the relationships of Irish literature to Ireland's national identity and political processes. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2014, Fall 2009
ENMC 4500Advanced Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 4530Seminar in Modern Literature and Culture (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Limited enrollment. An interdisciplinary seminar focusing on the interrelationships between literature and history, the social sciences, philosophy, religion, and the fine arts in the Modern period. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENMC 4540Seminar in Modern Studies (3.00)
Limited enrollment. An interdisciplinary seminar focusing on the interrelationships between literature and history, the social sciences, philosophy, religion, and the fine arts in the Modern period. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENMC 4559New Course in Modern and Contemporary Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Modern and Contemporary Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2012, Spring 2010
ENMC 4993Modern Literature and Culture Independent Study (3.00)
ENMC 4993 will give students in the Modern Literature and Culture program the chance to pursue a 25-page independent study to consolidate their academic interests. Working one-on-one with an English faculty member, students must develop a compelling proposal and reading list and produce a rigorous scholarly exploration of their topic. Prerequisite: Approval by the director of the Modern Studies Program & by an English department faculty member who agrees to direct the project.
ENMC 5100Contemporary Jewish Fiction (3.00)
Studies recent fiction by such Jewish writers as Isaac Bashevis Singer, Cynthia Ozick, Philip Roth, and Jonathan Safran Foer.
ENMC 5559New Course in Modern & Contemporary Lit (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in the subject of Modern & Contemporary Lit.
ENMC 8110American Literature 1912-1929 (3.00)
Studies literary modernism in the United States.
ENMC 8150Literature of the Americas (3.00)
A comparative study of major fiction writers of North, Central, and South America in the past 40 years. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 8160Contemporary American Writers (3.00)
Studies recent U.S. writing in various genres.
ENMC 8310British Poetry of the Twentieth Century (3.00)
Studies in the twentieth-century sensibility: distortions and other tensions in the imaginative worlds of Hopkins, Yeats, Eliot, and Auden. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 8330Contemporary American Poetry (3.00)
Studies selected poets from the 1940s to the present, including Lowell, Jarrell, Plath, Ginsberg, and others. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 8500Topics in Modern and Contemporary Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 8559New Course in Modern and Contemporary Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Modern and Contemporary Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2009
ENMC 8620The British Novel in the Twentieth Century (3.00)
Studies of major novels from James to the present with emphasis on James, Conrad, Joyce, Lawrence, Forster, Woolf, and Beckett.
ENMC 8630Major Modern Novelists (3.00)
Studies several works by a few modern novelists, such as Lawrence, Woolf, Mann, and Beckett.
ENMC 8660Problems in Post-Modern Fiction (3.00)
Studies the theory and practice (chiefly the latter) of postmodern fiction, comparative and international in scope, including such theorists as Todorov, Barthes, and Sontag; and such authors of fiction as Calvino, Coover, Butor, Pynchon, Kundera, Hawkes, Berger, Coetzee, Eco, with the likes of Kafka and Borges as background.
ENMC 8670African-American Fiction (3.00)
Studies the African-American novel from William Wells Brown to Toni Morrison, including Jean Toomer, Richard Wright, and Ralph Ellison, among others.
ENMC 8810African-American Literature (3.00)
Readings in African-American poetry, prose, and fiction of the twentieth century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 8860The Harlem Renaissance: African-American Writing Between the Wars (3.00)
Examines the cultural and artistic history of the period. Why was it called a 'renaissance'? Was Harlem a geographic or imaginative world? The framing of documents of the period are discussed (Alain Locke's The New Negro, Hughes' The Negro and the Racial Mountain, and Wright's Blueprint for Negro Writing, most especially). Includes works of the major authors (Toomer, Hughes, Hurston, Brown, Wright, and McKay), focusing on the major themes (the new negro, the folk, the idealization of Africa, the sense of the Jazz Age) as viewed from within the music.
ENMC 8870Teaching Modern Irish Literature (3.00)
We will study literary, historical, contextual, and critical texts as preparation for teaching a survey of 20th and early 21st century Irish literature at the undergraduate or advanced high school level.
ENMC 9300Contemporary American Poetry (3.00)
Concentrates on American experimental writing since 1970, examining important influences (Stein, Zukofsky, Cage, New American Poetry and Ashbery) as well as various contemporary poets. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 9500Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Topics have included Postmodern Fiction and Theory, Faulkner, Women and Cultures of Modernism, Yeats and Joyce, Modernism and the Invention of Homosexuality. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 9520Seminar in Comparative Literature I, II (3.00)
Recent topics include the poetry of Rilke, Valery, and Stevens and the literature of the Spanish Civil War. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 9559New Course in Modern and Contemporary Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Modern and Contemporary Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Medieval Literature
ENMD 3110Medieval European Literature in Translation (3.00)
Surveys English, French, German, Italian, Irish, Icelandic, and Spanish literature of the Middle Ages. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 3130Old Icelandic Literature in Translation (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
A survey of the major works written in Iceland from around 1100 to the end of the Middle Ages. Works studied include several of the family and legendary sagas and selections from the Poetic Edda and the Edda of Snorri Sturluson. All readings are in translation.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2012
ENMD 3250Chaucer I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies selected Canterbury Tales and other works, read in the original. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 3260Chaucer II (3.00)
Studies Troilus and Criseyde and other works, read in the original. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 3510Medieval European Literature in Translation (3.00)
Explores themes in English, French, German, Italian, Irish, Icelandic, and Spanish literature of the Middle Ages. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Summer 2017
ENMD 3559New Course in Medieval Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Medieval Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 3820Violence and Conflict Resolution in Medieval Literature (3.00)
Studies the representation of violence and peacemaking in the literature of medieval England, Scandinavia and the continent from Beowulf to the fifteenth century. Special emphasis is placed on the historical background. (IR)
Course was offered Spring 2011
ENMD 4500Advanced Studies in Medieval Literature I (3.00)
Limited enrollment. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 4559New Course in Medieval Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Medieval Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 5010Introduction to Old English (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies the language and literature of Anglo-Saxon England. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 5050Old Icelandic (3.00)
Introduces the language and literature of medieval Scandinavia; readings from the Poetic Edda and the sagas. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2012
ENMD 5200Beowulf (3.00)
Reading of the poem, emphasizing critical methods and exploring its relations to the culture of Anglo-Saxon England. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: ENMD 5010 or equivalent.
Course was offered Spring 2015, Spring 2011
ENMD 5559New Course in Medieval Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Medieval Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2015
ENMD 8130Medieval Transitions to the Renaissance (3.00)
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.English and Scottish literature from Chaucer to the sixteenth century.
Course was offered Spring 2011
ENMD 8250Chaucer I (3.00)
Studies The Canterbury Tales and their backgrounds. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2012
ENMD 8500Medieval Drama (3.00)
New course in Medieval Drama
Course was offered Spring 2013, Fall 2010, Spring 2010
ENMD 8559New Course in Medieval Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Medieval Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 8850Mapping the Middle Ages (3.00)
Surveys literature, art, and culture in Western Europe from late Antiquity to the invention of printing, using a selection of major literary texts as a focal point. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 9500Advanced Studies in Medieval Literature (3.00)
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 9559New Course in Medieval Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Medieval Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2013
ENMD 9995Research in Medieval Studies (3.00)
The Renaissance in England. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Nineteenth-Century British Literature
ENNC 3110English Poetry and Prose of the Nineteenth Century I (3.00)
Surveys the poetry and non-fictional prose of the Romantic period, including major Romantic poets and essayists. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 3120English Poetry and Prose of the Nineteenth Century II (3.00)
Surveys the poetry and non-fictional prose of the Victorian period, including the major Victorian poets and essayists. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2015, Fall 2012, Spring 2011
ENNC 3210Major British Authors of the Earlier Nineteenth Century (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Analyzes the principal works of three or more Romantic authors. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016
ENNC 3220Major British Writers of the Later Nineteenth Century (3.00)
Analyzes the principal works of two or more Victorian authors. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2014
ENNC 3230Victorian Prose (3.00)
Studies major Victorian prose writers with attention to fiction, autobiography, history, and other non-fictional forms. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 3240Victorian Poetry (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
A study of British poetry in the period 1832-1901.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Spring 2011
ENNC 3410The Origins of Modern Drama (3.00)
Examines experiments in dramatic form in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
ENNC 3500Nineteenth Century Topics (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Examination of particular movements within the period, (e.g., the Aesthetic Movement; the Pre-Raphaelites; and Condition-of-England novels). For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 3559New Course in Nineteenth-century British Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of Nineteenth-century British literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 3600The English Novel II (3.00)
Reading of novels by Austen, Dickens, Thackeray, the Brontës, Gaskell, Meredith, Eliot, and Hardy. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 3620The Lives of the Victorians (3.00)
Introduces the literature and culture of the Victorian period, focusing on life-narrative in a variety of genres, including poetry, fiction, biography, and autobiography. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2011
ENNC 3630The Continental Novel of the Nineteenth Century (3.00)
Study of major works of continental fiction in the nineteenth century.
ENNC 3850The Fiction of Empire (3.00)
Studies the representation of the British Empire in nineteenth-century works of fiction. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 4500Advanced Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 4559New Course in Nineteenth-century British Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of nineteenth-century British literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 8110The Romantic Period (3.00)
The poetry and prose of the Romantic period. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2015, Spring 2012, Spring 2010
ENNC 8500Topics in Nineteenth-Century Literature (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Topic varies from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 8559New Course in Nineteenth-century British Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of nineteenth-century British literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 8900Disability Studies (3.00)
An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of disability studies, which examines how physical differences show up in literature, culture, and social policy. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 9500Nineteenth-Century Studies (3.00)
Topics have included Victorian discursive prose and intensive study of Shelley and Tennyson. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 9510Studies in Romanticism I, II (3.00)
Intensive study of one or two writers, e.g., Blake and Wordsworth, Keats and Byron. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENNC 9559New Course in Nineteenth-century British Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of nineteenth-century British literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Pedagogy
ENPG 3800Tutoring Peer Writers (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Prepares undergraduates to tutor peer writers by introducing them to theories of writing and practices of peer tutoring. Successful completion of the course will qualify students to apply for part-time paid peer tutoring positions in the Writing Center. Students may also use this course to prepare for volunteering as writing tutors in their local communities.
Course was offered Fall 2016
ENPG 5400Counterpoint Seminar in Teaching Modern Literature (3.00)
This course offers future elementary, middle, high school teachers of English the opportunity to reflect on their own college learning of the subject; it teaches those future teachers how to convert that earlier learning into the stuff of K12 teaching. Specifically, course looks back at ENGL 3830, the last part of the English Department's 3-semester survey required for majors (or equivalent courses that future teachers may have taken elsewhere) Prerequisites: ENGL 3830 or its equivalent or permission of instructor
ENPG 8559New Course in Pedagogy (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of pedagogy. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENPG 8800Pedagogy Seminar (1.00 - 3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course prepares first year doctoral students for the teaching they will do here at UVa in both literature classes and the writing program. Covers topics such as classroom management, leading discussion, grading papers. Limited enrollment. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENPG 8850Literature Surveys (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Weekly workshops with faculty and teaching staff of the 3000-level lecture courses, ENGL 3810, ENGL 3820 and ENGL 3830 and ENRN 3210 and ENRN 3220. Second-year Ph.D. students in English enroll in this course once during the semester in which they lead a discussion section of a lecture course. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENPG 9559New Course in Pedagogy (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of pedagogy. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Poetry Writing
ENPW 4559New Course in Poetry Writing (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of poetry writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENPW 4820Poetry Program Poetics (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This poetics seminar, designed for students in the English Department's Area program in Poetry Writing but open to other students on a space-available basis, is a close readings course for serious makers and readers of poems. Seminar topics vary by semester. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENPW 4910Poetry Capstone (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Directed poetry writing project for students in the English Department's Undergraduate Area Program in Poetry Writing, leading to completion of a manuscript of poems. Both courses are required for students in the Distinguished Majors Program. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENPW 4920Poetry Capstone (3.00)
Directed poetry writing project for students in the English Department's Undergraduate Area Program in Poetry Writing, leading to completion of a manuscript of poems. Both courses are required for students in the Distinguished Majors Program. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
English-Renaissance Literature
ENRN 3110Literature of the Renaissance (3.00)
Surveys sixteenth-century English prose, poetry and drama. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 3130The Seventeenth Century (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Surveys the prose, poetry and drama of the earlier seventeenth century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 3210Shakespeare I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Surveys Shakespeare's earlier career, emphasizing the histories and comedies. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 3220Shakespeare II (3.00)
Surveys Shakespeare's later career, emphasizing the tragedies and romances. It is not necessary to have taken ENRN 3210 to enroll in this course. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 3230Studies in Shakespeare (3.00)
Intensive study of selected plays. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Summer 2014, Summer 2013
ENRN 3250Milton (3.00)
Study of selected poems and prose, with particular emphasis on Paradise Lost. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 3400Drama in English from its Beginnings to 1642 (3.00)
Surveys medieval and Renaissance drama. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2012, Spring 2011
ENRN 3559New Course in Renaissance Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Renaissance Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered January 2012, Spring 2011
ENRN 4410Shakespeare Seminar (3.00)
Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 4500Advanced Studies in Renaissance Literature (3.00)
Topics vary from year to year. Recent examples are `Renaissance Word and Image' and `Masks of Desire.' For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 4530Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (3.00)
Interdisciplinary seminar whose topics vary from year to year. For more information on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 4559New Course in Renaissance Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Renaissance Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 5559New Course in Renaissance Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Renaissance Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2015
ENRN 8110Renaissance Poetry (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies the theory and practice of lyric and epic poetry in 16th-century England, with some brief glances at other forms: romance, epyllion, and verse essay. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2014, Fall 2011
ENRN 8200Spenser (3.00)
Studies The Faerie Queene and other works. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2015, Spring 2013
ENRN 8400Renaissance Drama (3.00)
Surveys English drama of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2016, Spring 2014, Fall 2010
ENRN 8500Studies in Renaissance Literature (3.00)
New course in Studies in Renaissance Literature
ENRN 8510Studies in Shakespeare (3.00)
Topics vary annually. Recent examples are `Shakespeare's Histories and Roman Plays" and `Reinventing Shakespeare'. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 8559New Course in Renaissance Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Renaissance Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2016, Spring 2014, Fall 2009
ENRN 8810The Idea of the Renaissance (3.00)
Neoplatonists, Protestants, skeptics, empiricists, princes, pedagogues, painters, poets: this course explores Renaissance culture in search of an idea of the period that is both descriptive and explanatory. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 9500Advanced Studies in Renaissance Literature (3.00)
Advanced Studies in Renaissance Literature
ENRN 9559New Course in Renaissance Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Renaissance Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 9995Research in the Renaissance (3.00)
Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
English-Special Topics in Literature
ENSP 1060Introduction to Academic Conversations (3.00)
This class welcomes students to the university and to the ways academics read, discuss, and respond to intellectual conversations. Students will read and analyze college-level texts, practice stages of the composing process, and present responses orally in discussions and brief presentations. This course develops the strategies necessary to achieve proficiency in future writing classes as well as courses across the curriculum
ENSP 1559New Course in Special Topics In Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Special Topics In Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 1600Public Speaking (3.00)
The development of skills in the preparation, delivery, and criticism of speeches, with emphasis on the function of audience analysis, evidence, organization, language, and style. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 2559New Course in English (3.00)
New Course in English
Course was offered Fall 2014, Spring 2013, January 2010
ENSP 2610Point of View Journalism (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course analyzes 'point-of-view' journalism as a controversial but credible alternative to the dominant model of ''objectivity' in the U.S. news media. It will survey point-of-view journalists from Benjamin Franklin to the modern blog.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015
ENSP 2810Women and Media in the Global South (3.00)
This course examines women and media in the Middle East, South Asia, and North Africa through the lenses of new media, journalism, feminism, and gender studies, with cross-cultural comparisons to the U.S.
Course was offered Spring 2016
ENSP 3200An Irish Sense of Place: Literature, Language, Music, and the Arts (3.00)
This course will bind a series of Irish texts, musical compositions, works in the visual arts, and ideas about Irish sign language to their original settings or places of creation; our readings will span from the medieval to the contemporary, and we will visit the places we read about, see, and hear about.
ENSP 3300Literary Editing (3.00)
This course covers contemporary literary editing techniques and teaches students how to publish book-length works using modern print and electronic processes. The course may require students to purchase/lease computer software in addition to textbooks.
ENSP 3500Studies in Special Topics in Literature (3.00)
Topics vary from year to year. For more details please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 3559New Course in Special Topics In Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Special Topics In Literature.
ENSP 3610Narratives of Illness and Doctoring (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Illness experience and medical practice alike are steeped in stories, narrative being a fundamental way we make sense of self and world (including illness and loss). This course inquires into connections among narrative, literature, and medicine through study of literary and other narratives that address a range of illnesses/conditions, the experience of doctoring, and important issues in contemporary medicine and culture. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 3620Modern Women Authors (3.00)
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 3650Images of Women in 19th and 20th Century Fiction (3.00)
Images of Women in 19th and 20th Century Fiction
ENSP 3850The Dark Side of Hollywood: Film Noir (3.00)
Course focuses on directorial and photographic styles, the Expressionist legacy, and varieties of visual coherence in selected films noirs of Forties and Fifties Hollywood. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 3860Game of Thrones (3.00)
A study of George R. R. Martin's fantasy series and the television series based on it, exploring notions of literary and visual representation, racialism, fan fiction, and the gendered dimensions of power.
ENSP 4301Global Indigenous Media (3.00)
Close study of contemporary media produced by members of indigenous communities worldwide. Readings in media studies, critical theory, and critical anthropology. Seminar with presentations, short papers, and a research paper. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: one course in Media Studies, English, Anthropology, or a related discipline.
ENSP 4500Advanced Studies in Special Topics in Literature (3.00)
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 4559New Course in Special Topics In Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Special Topics In Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 4800The Bible (3.00)
Analyzes readings in the English Bible. Designed to familiarize or re-familiarize the literary student with the shape, argument, rhetoric, and purposes of the canon; with the persons, events, and perspectives of the major narratives; and with the conventions, techniques, resources, and peculiarities of the texts. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2015, Spring 2015
ENSP 4995Research Leading to an Essay on London (3.00)
Undergraduates who have successfully completed a summer program taught in Britain ('The Culture of London: Past and Present') will draw upon the on-site experiences to develop an independent research program pursued through the length of a semester. In regular consultation with the faculty advisor, each student will develop a coherent plan of inquiry into a London-related topic. The outcome of the research will be a 12-15 page essay. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 5559New Course in Special Topics In Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Special Topics In Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 5810Film Aesthetics (3.00)
Studies film as a work of art produced by cinematic skills and valued for what it is in itself. Emphasizes major theoretical works and analyzing individual films. Studies films with reference to the techniques and methods that produce the 'aesthetic effect' style, and the problems of authorship arising out of considerations of style and aesthetic unity.   For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 5820The Culture of London Past and Present (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
The Culture of London: Past and Present" offers an interdisciplinary approach to metropolitan culture, as an historically embedded object of inquiry. Located in London, it runs for a month each year from early June to early July. Faculty members from the University direct, teach and lead the class; they are complemented by London-based specialists in architecture, art history, religious studies and contemporary politics. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 5821The Culture of London Past and Present (1.00)
"The Culture of London: Past and Present" offers an interdisciplinary approach to metropolitan culture, as an historically embedded object of inquiry. Located in London, it runs for a month each year from early June to early July. Faculty members from the University direct, teach and lead the class; they are complemented by London-based specialists in architecture, art history, religious studies and contemporary politics.
ENSP 5822The Cultural History of London (4.00)
The Cultural History of London offers an interdisciplinary approach to metropolitan culture, as an historically embedded object of inquiry. Located in the city that it names, the program runs for a month each year from early June to early July.
ENSP 5830Literature and the Film (3.00)
Studies the relationship between the two media, emphasizing the literary origins and backgrounds of film, verbal and visual languages, and the problems of adaptation from novels and short stories to film. Seven to nine novels (or plays) are read and analyzed with regard to film adaptations of these works. Film screenings two to two and one half hours per week outside of class. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 5910Literary Journal Editing (3.00)
An introduction to editing in which students use desktop publishing software to design a magazine or book, and print-on-demand to generate a final print project. They also write book reviews, screen manuscripts, and assist in the production of Meridian, a literary journal. For instructions on how to apply to this class, see www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENSP 6400Science Fiction (1.00)
Explores some of the classic works of nineteenth-century science fiction. Offers new perspectives on their larger symbolic meanings, particularly in social and political terms. Looks at these stories as constituting a body of myths for the modern world, and stresses their continuing relevance.
ENSP 6401Modern Novel (1.00)
The Course will examine central themes and strategies used by most distinguised 20th Century novelists and will consider ways in which those strategies survive today in modern novel and in other forms of writing.
ENSP 8559New Course in Special Topics In Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Special Topics In Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 8700Special Topics in Pedagogy (3.00)
Seminar in Pedagogy. Topics may vary from one course offering to the next. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 9559New Course in Special Topics In Literature (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Special Topics In Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2010
English-Academic & Professional Writing
ENWR 1505Writing & Critical Inquiry Stretch I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Part I of the two-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement. For placement guidelines see http://www.engl.virginia.edu/undergraduate/writing/placement. Topics vary each semester and can be found using the SIS Class Search.
ENWR 1506Writing & Critical Inquiry Stretch II (3.00)
Part II of the two-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement. For placement guidelines see http://www.engl.virginia.edu/undergraduate/writing/placement. Topics vary each semester and can be found using the SIS Class Search. Prerequisite: ENWR 1505.
ENWR 1507Writing & Critical Inquiry Stretch I for Multilingual Writers (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Part I of the two-semester ESL option for meeting the first writing requirement. For placement guidelines see http://www.engl.virginia.edu/undergraduate/writing/placement. Topics vary each semester and can be found using the SIS Class Search.
ENWR 1508Writing & Critical Inquiry Stretch II for Multilingual Writers (3.00)
Part II of the two-semester ESL option for meeting the first writing requirement. For placement guidelines see http://www.engl.virginia.edu/undergraduate/writing/placement. Topics vary each semester and can be found using the SIS Class Search. Prerequisite: ENWR 1505
ENWR 1510Writing and Critical Inquiry (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
The single-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement-- intended to be taken during the first year of study-- this course approaches writing as a way of generating, representing, and reflecting on critical inquiry. Graded A, B, C, or NC. Students whose last names end in A-K must take ENWR 1510 in the fall; those with last names ending in L-Z take it in the spring.
ENWR 1559New Course in Academic, Professional, and Creative Writing (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of academic, professional, and creative writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2009
ENWR 2150Pavilion Writers I (1.00)
Part I of a two-semester workshop option for completing the first writing requirement. Focusing on framing and developing effective academic arguments. Both ENWR 2150 and ENWR 2160 must be completed to receive credit for either course and to complete the first writing requirement. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2009
ENWR 2160Pavilion Writers II (1.00)
Part II of a two-semester workshop option for completing the first writing requirement. Focusing on advanced argument patterns, syntax, and cohesion. Both ENWR 2150 and ENWR 2160 must be completed to receive credit for either course and to complete the first writing requirement. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Fall 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2009
ENWR 2510Advanced Academic Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
A single-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement. Designed for transfer students and students scoring 670-710 on the SAT II Writing Test. Covers framing and developing effective academic arguments, with an emphasis on essays and reports. Graded A+ to C- or NC. Special topics sections are listed on the English department's Web site. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENWR 2520Special Topics in Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Includes courses on writing studies, corporate communications, and digital writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Completion of first writing requirement.
ENWR 2559New Course in Academic, Professional, and Creative Writing (3.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of academic, professional, and creative writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
Course was offered Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Summer 2012
ENWR 2610Writing with Style (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Develops an understanding of the wide range of stylistic moves in prose writing, their uses, and implications. Students build a rich vocabulary for describing stylistic decisions, imitate and analyze exemplary writing, and discuss each others writing in a workshop setting.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2016
ENWR 2620Reviewing Popular Culture (3.00)
A writing workshop that focuses on critical approaches to popular culture. Students will read, analyze, and write a variety of critical essays on pop culture artifacts.
ENWR 2630Writing About Work (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
We will use inquiry-based writing to explore the role that work plays in the good life. We'll critically analyze how and why we write about work to refresh our thinking about real-world experiences both familiar and unfamiliar to us. We will develop as writers by generating and exploring complicated questions. Why do we do the things that we do? What work do we value, and how do we communicate that?
ENWR 2640Composing Digital Stories and Essays (3.00)
A workshop in which students produce stories and essays as both conventional print texts and multimodal electronic texts. Through a mix of theory and example students explore how emerging technologies changed the genres and modes of writing inside and outside the academy.
Course was offered Spring 2017
ENWR 2700News Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Introductory course in news writing, emphasizing editorials, features, and reporting. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENWR 3010Advanced Writing I (3.00)
Primarily for students having interest and ability in writing. Instruction in prose forms ranging from simple narration, description, and exposition to short stories and essays. Reading assignments. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENWR 3020Advanced Writing II (3.00)
Primarily for students having interest and ability in writing. Instruction in prose forms ranging from simple narration, description, and exposition to short stories and essays. Reading assignments. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENWR 3500Topics in Advanced Academic Writing (3.00)
A course for students who are already proficient academic writers and wish to develop their writing skills further in a workshop setting.
Course was offered Spring 2016
ENWR 3559New Course in Academic, Professional, and Creative Writing (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of academic, professional, and creative writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENWR 3640Writing with Sound (3.00)
This course trains students to become attuned, thoughtful listeners and sonic composers. In addition to discussing key works on sound from fields such as rhetoric and composition, sound studies, and journalism, we will experiment with the possibilities of sound as a valuable form of writing and storytelling. Students will learn how to use digital audio editing tools, platforms, and techniques for designing and producing sonic projects.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2016
ENWR 3650Digital Writing: Remix Culture (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course explores the remix as a transformative compositional practice. Remix culture raises poignant questions about originality, creativity, and the ethical and legal implications of twenty-first century forms of composition. Students will examine remixing through theoretical, historical, aesthetic, and political lenses in order to cultivate a deep understanding of the rhetorical and affective power of this genre.
ENWR 3660Travel Writing (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course will explore travel writing using a variety of texts, including essays, memoirs, blogs, photo essays, and narratives. We will examine cultural representations of travel as well as the ethical implications of tourism. Students will have the opportunity to write about their own travel experiences, and we will also embark on ¿local travel¿ of our own.
ENWR 3665Writing about the Environment (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course focuses on creating meaningful, responsible, and engaged writing in the context of significant environmental issues. Analysis of representative environmental texts, familiarity with environmental concepts, examination of ethical positions in private and public spheres of writing, and sustained practice with form, style, medium, and genre will drive a variety of writing projects.
ENWR 3700Intermediate News Writing (3.00)
Writing news and feature stories for magazines and newspapers. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: ENWR 270 or instructor permission.
ENWR 3710News Magazine Writing (3.00)
A course in weekly news magazine writing. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENWR 3720Magazine Writing (3.00)
A course in writing non-fiction articles for general magazines. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENWR 3800Academic and Professional Writing (3.00)
Prepares students for professional or advanced academic writing; also prepares students to manage (assign, edit, supervise, and coach) the writing of others. Lectures present principles based on research in writing studies; seminars allow students to master those principles in the context of projects keyed to their specific interests and career plans. Meets second writing requirement. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENWR 3900Communicating with the Public (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
The lectures cover topics in effective public communication, including the cognitive effects of sentence syntax, core principles of document design, framing arguments in public documents, and developing effective visuals and presentations. The studios allow students to master those principles in the context of projects keyed to their specific interests, background, and career plans. Meets the second writing requirement.
ENWR 4559New Course in Academic, Professional, and Creative Writing (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of academic, professional, and creative writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENWR 5559New Course in Academic, Professional, and Creative Writing (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of academic, professional, and creative writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.