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English Literature Minor

English literature minors study major authors, works, genres, and literary movements, approaching them both analytically and historically.

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ENG 101INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE 14
or HON 101 WORLD LITERATURE
Select five courses in English literature. Eligible courses include: 220
ENG 102
INTRODUCTION TO POETRY
ENG 103
INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA
ENG 110
LITERARY CLASSICS
ENG 120
READING LITERATURE
ENG 130
THEMES IN LITERATURE
ENG 205
LITERATURE TO 1700
ENG 206
LITERATURE FROM 1700 TO 1900
ENG 207
LITERATURE FROM 1900 TO THE PRESENT
ENG 218
READING AND WRITING FICTION
ENG 219
READING AND WRITING POETRY
ENG 225
THE HISTORY OF BOOKS
ENG 228
INTRODUCING SHAKESPEARE
ENG 231
GOTHIC MONSTERS AND VILLAINS
ENG 232
THE ROMANCE
ENG 235
SCIENCE FICTION
ENG 237
HARRY POTTER
ENG 245
THE BRITISH NOVEL
ENG 250
GREAT WRITERS
ENG 265
THE AMERICAN NOVEL
ENG 268
LITERATURE ACROSS CULTURES
ENG 271
AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 272
LITERATURE AND IDENTITY
ENG 273
GLOBAL ASIAN LITERATURE
ENG 275
LITERATURE AND FILM
ENG 276
LATINX LITERATURE
ENG 279
STUDIES IN LITERATURE
ENG 280
THE EPIC
ENG 283
GENDER IN LITERATURE
ENG 284
THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE
ENG 285
LGBTQ LITERATURE
ENG 286
TOPICS IN POPULAR LITERATURE
ENG 288
AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND BIOGRAPHY
ENG 321
ENGLISH LITERATURE TO 1500
ENG 322
CHAUCER
ENG 323
TOPICS IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE
ENG 325
ENGLISH RENAISSANCE LITERATURE
ENG 327
MILTON
ENG 328
STUDIES IN SHAKESPEARE
ENG 329
TOPICS IN RENAISSANCE LITERATURE
ENG 330
RESTORATION AND 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE
ENG 332
MAJOR AUTHORS BEFORE 1800
ENG 335
TOPICS IN EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 339
TOPICS IN RESTORATION AND 18TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
ENG 340
19TH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
ENG 342
MAJOR AUTHORS 1800-1900
ENG 343
LITERATURE OF THE ROMANTIC ERA
ENG 344
VICTORIAN LITERATURE
ENG 345
TOPICS IN 19TH-CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 346
19TH-CENTURY IRISH LITERATURE
ENG 348
TOPICS IN 19TH-CENTURY LITERATURE
ENG 349
TOPICS IN 19TH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
ENG 350
MODERN BRITISH LITERATURE
ENG 351
POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE
ENG 352
GLOBAL ENGLISH LITERATURE
ENG 353
TOPICS IN GLOBAL ASIAN LITERATURE
ENG 354
THE IRISH REVIVAL
ENG 355
MODERN IRISH LITERATURE
ENG 357
TOPICS IN IRISH STUDIES
ENG 358
TOPICS IN 20TH-CENTURY LITERATURE
ENG 359
TOPICS IN MODERN BRITISH LITERATURE
ENG 360
AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1830
ENG 361
19TH-CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 362
AMERICAN LITERATURE FROM 1865 TO 1920
ENG 363
AMERICAN LITERATURE AFTER 1900
ENG 364
TOPICS IN GENRE STUDIES
ENG 365
TOPICS IN 20TH-CENTURY FICTION
ENG 366
STUDIES IN POETRY
ENG 367
TOPICS IN AMERICAN STUDIES
ENG 368
STUDIES IN LITERATURE ACROSS CULTURES
ENG 369
TOPICS IN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 371
TOPICS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 373
MULTIETHNIC LITERATURE OF THE U.S.
ENG 374
NATIVE LITERATURE
ENG 375
STUDIES IN SHORT FICTION
ENG 378
LITERATURE AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
ENG 379
TOPICS IN LITERATURE
ENG 380
MASTERPIECES OF WORLD LITERATURE
ENG 381
LITERARY THEORY
ENG 382
MAJOR AUTHORS
ENG 383
WOMEN AND LITERATURE
ENG 384
TOPICS IN LATINX LITERATURE
ENG 385
TOPICS IN LGBTQ LITERATURE
ENG 386
POPULAR LITERATURE
ENG 387
TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
ENG 388
TOPICS IN TRANSATLANTIC LITERATURE
ENG 389
TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
ENG 397
NEWBERRY LIBRARY SEMINAR
ENG 398
LITERARY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Students majoring in English or minoring in Creative Writing are restricted from earning this minor.

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