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Department of English

Registration in English

No student may take more than six semester hours of coursework in English in a semester or a summer term without the consent of an undergraduate adviser in the Department of English.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

E | English

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Lower-Division Courses

603. Composition and Reading in World Literature. Reading of masterpieces of world literature and intensive training in writing and in critical analysis of literature. Three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Only one of the following may be counted: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, Tutorial Course 603A; only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 603B, 316K, Tutorial Course 603B. Prerequisite: For 603A, admission to the Plan II Honors Program; for 603B, English 603A.

314J. Literature across the Curriculum. Literature for non-English majors, with readings selected to highlight the connections between literary study and other fields of inquiry. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be substituted for English 316K. Not recommended for prospective English majors. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 or the equivalent.

314L. Introduction to Literary Studies. Readings selected to prepare students for upper-division English courses; intensive practice in writing; introduction to online research. May be taken twice for credit when the topics vary. May not be substituted for English 316K, but recommended for prospective English majors. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306.

Topic 3: Banned Books and Novel Ideas.

Topic 4: Literary Contests and Contexts.

Topic 5: Reading Poetry.

314V (TCCN: ENGL 2351). Introduction to Literature and Culture. Readings in minority and ethnic American literatures in their cultural contexts. May be taken twice for credit when the topics vary. May not be substituted for English 316K. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 (or English 306).

Topic 1: African American Literature and Culture. Same as African and African American Studies 317 (Topic 1: African American Literature and Culture).

Topic 2: Asian American Literature and Culture. English 314L (Topic: Asian American Literature and Culture) and 314V (Topic 2) may not both be counted.

Topic 3 (TCCN: ENGL 2351): Mexican American Literature and Culture. Same as Mexican American Studies 314. Introductory course concerned with representative contemporary Chicano writers and genres, such as poetry, prose fiction, and theatre.

316K (TCCN: See Appendix A). Masterworks of Literature. Three versions: World, British, American. Introduction to masterpieces of the literary tradition, emphasizing historical, generic, thematic connections. Large sections require an additional discussion hour a week. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 603B, 316F, 316K, Tutorial Course 603B. Only one version of 316K may be taken for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of at least twenty-seven semester hours of coursework, including Rhetoric and Writing 306 or the equivalent, and a passing score on the reading section of the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) test (or an appropriate assessment test).

318L (TCCN: ENGL 2307, 2308). Introduction to Creative Writing. A first course in writing fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction. Some reading, but mostly learning through practice and critique. Large sections require an additional discussion hour a week. May be repeated once for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 or the equivalent.

Topic 1: Fiction.

Topic 2: Poetry.

318M. Introduction to the English Language. Basic linguistic concepts; phonology, syntax, and vocabulary of English; historical, regional, and social variation; applications of linguistics in educational and social action. Prerequisite: Completion of at least twenty-seven semester hours of coursework, including Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in English. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of English. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

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Upper-Division Courses

320L. Major Writers of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century. A study of the principal writers: Dryden, Pope, Swift, Johnson, Boswell, Burns, and others. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

320M. Literature and the Other Arts. The relationship of literature, the visual arts, and music in English and American literature from the Renaissance to the present. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Literature and Music. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 2: Literature and Music).

Topic 2: Nineteenth-Century Literature, Art, and Architecture.

321. Shakespeare: Selected Plays. A representative selection of Shakespeare's best comedies, tragedies, and history plays. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

321K. Introduction to Criticism. Introduction to major terms, issues, and approaches in literary criticism, and their application to the reasoned discussion of poetry, fiction, and drama. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

321L. American English. Same as Linguistics 321L. An overview of the historical development of English in the Americas. Attention to regional, social, and ethnic differences, and their implications for public education. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

322. Literature in Translation. Romance, Germanic, Slavic, and other world literatures in English translation. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: Asian Studies 320, 361, Chinese 361, English 322, 324. May be counted only once for a major in English. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 2: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth. Same as European Studies 361 (Topic 6: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth), Germanic Civilization 340E (Topic 1: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth), and Religious Studies 365 (Topic 2: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth). English 322 (Topic 2) and Religious Studies 361 (Topic 8: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 12: German Cinema since 1933. Same as European Studies 361 (Topic 17: German Cinema since 1933) and Germanic Civilization 361E (Topic 2: German Cinema since 1933). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 13: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema. Same as European Studies 361 (Topic 2: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema) and Germanic Civilization 361E (Topic 3: Genres, Structure, and Trends in German Cinema). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 15: Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung. Same as Germanic Civilization 362E (Topic 2: Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 17: Social Dramas of Henrik Ibsen. Same as Scandinavian 323 (Topic 2: Social Dramas of Henrik Ibsen) and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 14: Social Dramas of Henrik Ibsen). Men and women in their public and private lives. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 18: Films of Ingmar Bergman. Same as Scandinavian 327 (Topic 9: Films of Ingmar Bergman). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 19: Hans Christian Andersen. Same as Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic 4: Hans Christian Andersen) and Scandinavian 373 (Topic 4: Hans Christian Andersen). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 20: The Development of the French Film. Same as French Civilization 339. Films in French, with subtitles in English; lectures in English. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 22: Italian Cinema. Same as Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 1: Italian Cinema). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 23: Dante. Same as Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 2: Dante). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 28: Saga, Novel, and Tale. Same as Scandinavian 323 (Topic 4: Saga, Novel, and Tale). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 30: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale. Same as European Studies 361 (Topic 16: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale) and Germanic Civilization 362E (Topic 3: The German Folktale and Fantasy Tale). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 34: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation. Same as Germanic Civilization 327E (Topic 8: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation); Jewish Studies 361 (Topic 5: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation); Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 8: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation); and Slavic 324 (Topic 2: Yiddish Drama and Film in Translation). Jewish life in Poland and Russian before the Holocaust, and the transition to American Jewish life, as revealed in plays and films produced in Eastern Europe and in the United States. No knowledge of Yiddish is required. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 35: The Detective/Crime Story in German, English, and American Tradition. Same as Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic 5: The Detective/Crime Story in German, English, and American Tradition). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 37: The Russian Novel. Same as Russian 356 (Topic 1: The Russian Novel) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 9: The Russian Novel). English 322 (Topic 37) and European Studies 361 (Topic: The Russian Novel) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 38: Italian Women Writers. Same as Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 5: Italian Women Writers) and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 17: Italian Women Writers). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing.

323L. English as a World Language. Same as Linguistics 323L. An account of the spread of English around the world; national, social, and regional varieties. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

324. Topics in Language and Literature. Designed for non-English majors. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: Asian Studies 320, 361, Chinese 361, English 322, 324. May not be counted toward a major in English. Prerequisite: Completion of at least thirty semester hours of coursework, including Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents.

Topic 1: Shakespeare in Our Time.

Topic 2: Gothic Imagination.

Topic 3: Modern British Fiction.

Topic 4: Texas and England.

325. Creative Writing. Detailed study of the techniques of fiction or poetry; reading and analysis of contemporary models; practice writing in the above forms. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; or consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Creative Writing: Fiction.

Topic 2: Creative Writing: Poetry.

325K. Introduction to Folklore and Folklife. Survey of the major forms of folklore; methods of collection and study. Anthropology 325K and English 325K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

325L. Folklore Areas: Selected Topics. Consideration of folklore in different culture areas of the Western Hemisphere. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 3: Anglo-American Folk Song. Anthropology 325L (Topic 3: Anglo-American Folk Song) and English 325L (Topic 3) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 4: Folklore of the British Isles. Anthropology 325L (Topic 4: Folklore of the British Isles) and English 325L (Topic 4) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 5: The Folktale. Anthropology 325L (Topic 5: The Folktale) and English 325L (Topic 5) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 10: Middle Eastern Magic, Religion, and Folklore. Same as Anthropology 325L (Topic 10: Middle Eastern Magic, Religion, and Folklore) and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 19: Middle Eastern Magic, Religion, and Folklore). English 325L (Topic 10) and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 16: Middle Eastern Magic, Religion, and Folklore) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

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326K. The Literature of the Middle Ages in Translation. Romances, chronicles, legends, tales, and plays by English, Celtic, and Continental writers. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

326L. Survey of Middle English Language and Literature. Language and literature from 1100 to 1500. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

327. The English Novel in the Eighteenth Century. Representative novels and novelists from 1700 to 1832, including typical works of Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, Austen, and Scott. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

328. The English Novel in the Nineteenth Century. Representative works by such writers as Dickens, Thackeray, the Brontës, George Eliot, Meredith, and Hardy. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

329K. The Early Romantic Period, 1780–1815. The prose and poetry of the major early poets Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge, with consideration of Burns, Lamb, Hazlitt, and others. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

329L. The Later Romantic Period, 1815–1832. The prose and poetry of Byron, Shelley, and Keats and of such other figures as Landor and DeQuincey. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in English. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of English. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

337. American Literature: From the Beginnings to 1865. A survey of major writers, poetry, and prose. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

338. American Literature: From 1865 to the Present. A survey of major writers, poetry, and prose. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

340. The American Novel before 1920. Representative works by such writers as Brown, Melville, Fern, Hawthorne, Twain, Crane, James, Wharton, and Dreiser. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

341. Short Story Workshop. Practice in writing the short story, with study of contemporary models. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K, three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing, and English 325.

341L. Poetry Workshop. Practice in writing poetry, with study of contemporary models. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K, three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing, and English 325.

342. Life and Literature of the Southwest. Verse, fiction, travels, and memoirs, to acquaint students with the literature reflecting the social inheritance of Texas and the neighboring territory. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Life and Literature of the Southwest—Mexican American. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 2: Life and Literature of the Southwest—Mexican American).

343L. Backgrounds of Modern Literature. Strands of ideas that form the network of modernist writing; figures like Freud, Frazer, Nietzsche, Marx, and Whitehead as they affect literature. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

344L. Twentieth-Century Literature and Other Media. A study of the relationship between literary forms and other media (film, television, music, the visual arts). Three lecture hours a week for one semester; additional hours may be required for some topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Film and Short Story.

Topic 4: Australian Literature and Film.

348. The Twentieth-Century Short Story. Extensive readings and analyses of stories by major modern writers such as Faulkner, Hemingway, Joyce, Chekhov, and Kafka, as well as contemporary writers. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

355K. Advanced Creative Writing. A third-semester seminar-style workshop in poetry and/or fiction for experienced creative writers. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K; three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; English 325; and English 341 or 341L.

356. The European Novel. Selected masterpieces of Continental fiction in English translation: representative novelists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

358J. The Bible as Literature. Same as Religious Studies 355. In-depth literary study of the Bible, with emphasis on the formal features of narrative, hymn, prophecy, apocalypse, gospel, and epistle. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

358K. The Bible in British and American Literature. Same as Religious Studies 355K. The reading of biblical masterpieces as literature; consideration of different versions of the Bible and their influence on English and American literature. English 358K and Religious Studies 361 (Topic 20: The Bible in English and American Literature) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

359. English Drama from 1660 to 1900. Representative drama texts from the Restoration to the beginnings of modern theatre, including Behn, Sheridan, Wilde, and Shaw. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

360K. English Grammar. The study of traditional and transformational grammar. Attention to social differences in language relevant to the teaching of English. English 360K and Linguistics 360K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

360L. English as a World Literature. English literature from around the world, including Canada, Australasia, Africa, and India. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Literature and Social Justice.

360R. Literary Studies for High School Teachers of English. Intended for students seeking a secondary school teaching certificate. The principles and practices of teaching literature in secondary schools. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

361K. English Drama to 1642. A survey of early English drama, usually including works by Marlowe, Kyd, Shakespeare, Jonson, Webster, and Middleton. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

362L. The British Novel in the Twentieth Century. Representative novels, including those of Joyce, Lawrence, and Woolf. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

363. The Poetry of Milton. All the poetry of Milton, with particular attention to Comus, Samson Agonistes, and Paradise Lost. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

363K. Classic to Romantic. The theory and practice of Classicism in literature and other arts; the rise of the Romanticists in the eighteenth century. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

364M. History of the English Language. Same as Linguistics 364M. Development of sounds, forms, and vocabulary of the English language from its origins to the present. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

364P. Old English. An introduction to Old English with sufficient grammar for a reading knowledge of Old English texts. A course in language, not in linguistics. English 364P and 395N (Topic 1: Old English) may not both be counted. May be counted as the equivalent to English 364M in fulfilling the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in linguistics. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

364S. Language and Gender. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 17: Language and Gender). Linguistic, social, and political dimensions of gender-related speech differences. Only one of the following may be counted: English 364S, 370W (Topic 4: Language and Gender), Linguistics 373 (Topic: Language and the Sexes), Women's Studies 345 (Topic 17: Language and Gender), 345 (Topic: Language and the Sexes). Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

364T. The English Language and Its Social Context. English language history, theory, and research for students of literature and rhetoric. May include such topics as language diversity and variation, linguistic attitudes, language variety and education, and language and public policy. Only one of the following may be counted: English 364T, 376L (Topic: The English Language and Its Social Context), 376L (Topic: The English Language in Its Social Context). Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

366K. Shakespeare: Selected Tragedies. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

367C. Conference Course in Literature and Language. For students who wish to work under supervision on specific projects in literature or language. Three conference hours a week for one semester. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents; three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; fulfillment of the requirements for at least two of the six areas of the English major; and approval of written application by the supervising instructor and the undergraduate adviser.

367E. English Internship. Research and staff experience working in an appropriate agency or private business. Eight to ten hours of fieldwork a week for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. May not be counted toward the thirty-three hours of English and rhetoric and writing required for the English major. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents; three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; completion of all requirements for at least two of the six areas of the English major; a University grade point average of at least 2.75; a grade point average in English of at least 3.00; and approval of written application by the faculty adviser.

367K. Conference Course in Creative Writing. For advanced students already proficient in writing who wish to work under supervision on specific and fairly extensive projects. Three conference hours a week for one semester. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents; three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; English 325; and approval of written application by the supervising instructor and the undergraduate adviser.

369. Twentieth-Century Drama. Ibsen and other major dramatists; tradition and innovation in the substance and form of selected modern plays. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

370. Victorian Prose: Essays and Ideas. The prose writer as artist and sage in the cultural, political, religious, and scientific controversies that influence the modern tradition. Representative writers: Carlyle, Mill, Newman, Arnold, Darwin. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

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370W. Literature, Culture, and Gender. Gender as a category of literary and cultural analysis. Texts may include literature, film, popular culture, and other forms. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 1: Women's and Gender Studies: Humanities. Same as American Studies 323 and Women's and Gender Studies 321 (Topic 1: Women's and Gender Studies: Humanities).

Topic 2: Contemporary Women Authors. Same as African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 13: Contemporary Women Authors) and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 15: Contemporary Women Authors).

Topic 5: Postcolonial Women Writers. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 18: Postcolonial Women Writers).

Topic 6: Women Mystery Writers. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 22: Women Mystery Writers).

Topic 8: Gay and Lesbian Literature and Culture. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 30: Gay and Lesbian Literature and Culture).

Topic 9: Gender, Sexuality, and Migration. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 39: Gender, Sexuality, and Migration). Only one of the following may be counted: Asian American Studies 320 (Topic: Gender, Sexuality, and Migration), English 370W (Topic 9), 370W (Topic: Cultures of Immigration and Dislocation), Women's Studies 345 (Topic: Cultures of Immigration and Dislocation).

Topic 10: Major Authors: Virginia Woolf. Same as Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 40: Major Authors: Virginia Woolf).

371K. Twentieth-Century Poetry. Poets studied include Eliot, Auden, Stevens, Thomas, Bishop, Rich, and Merwin. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

372L. The American Renaissance. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

372M. American Realism. Selected writers of the post–Civil War realistic movement: Howells, Twain, James, Jewett, Freeman, Crane, and others. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

374G. Beowulf. A word-by-word, line-by-line translation, with special attention to language and context. English 374G and 379N (Topic: Beowulf) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, English 364P, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

374K. Elizabethan Poetry and Prose. Renaissance thought and culture as revealed in the lyric and narrative poetry and in the prose masterpieces. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

374L. The Earlier Seventeenth Century: Donne, Jonson, and Their Contemporaries. Poetry and prose, 1600 to 1660: the metaphysical and other leading traditions in poetry; the early poems of Milton; the essay, the character, and other prose forms. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

375K. English and American Satire. Theory of satire, with readings in the works of such representative figures as Chaucer, Dryden, Pope, Byron, Twain, and Thurber. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

375L. Victorian Literature. Poetry and prose, 1832 to 1901; parallel reading in the novel and drama, and attention to the social and intellectual background of the period. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

376. Chaucer. Introduction to Chaucer's narrative and poetic art, as shown in a selection from the dream poems, Troilus and Criseyde, and the Canterbury Tales. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

376L. Studies in Literary Themes and Traditions. The role of philosophical, religious, psychological, or folkloristic themes and traditions in a series of literary works. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 3: Psychological Themes in Modern American Drama. Same as American Studies 322 (Topic 2: Psychological Themes in Modern American Drama).

Topic 4: Colonial and African-British Literature. Same as African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 12: Colonial and African-British Literature).

Topic 6: Inventions of Death. Same as Religious Studies 373 (Topic 2: Inventions of Death). English 376L (Topic 6) and Religious Studies 361 (Topic 19: Death) may not both be counted.

Topic 7: Poets and Punks. English 376L (Topic 7) and 379M (Topic: Poets and Punks) may not both be counted.

Topic 8: Popular Music and Youth Subcultures. English 376L (Topic 8) and 679HA (Topic: Popular Music and Youth Subcultures) may not both be counted.

Topic 9: Self-Revelation in Women's Writing. Same as African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 26: Self-Revelation in Women's Writing), Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 4: Self-Revelation in Women's Writing), Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 26: Self-Revelation in Women's Writing), and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 14: Self-Revelation in Women's Writing). English 376L (Topic 9) and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 374 (Topic 3: Self-Revelation in Women's Writing) may not both be counted.

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376M. Studies in African and African American Literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

376R. African American Literature through the Harlem Renaissance. Same as African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 2: African American Literature through the Harlem Renaissance). A survey of African American writing, including autobiography, poetry, fiction, and drama. Authors may include Douglass, Jacobs, Frances E. W. Harper, Chestnutt, Du Bois, Hurston, and Hughes. English 376R and 376M (Topic 1: African American Literature through the Harlem Renaissance) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

376S. African American Literature since the Harlem Renaissance. Same as African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 3: African American Literature since the Harlem Renaissance). The development of African American poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction since the Harlem Renaissance. Authors may include Wright, Ellison, Baldwin, Malcolm X, Baraka, Morrison, Shange, and Charles Johnson. English 376S and 376M (Topic 2: African American Literature, 1940 to Present) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

377K. The American Novel after 1920. Representative works by such writers as Faulkner, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Larsen, Hurston, Morrison, Bellow, Erdrich, and Tan. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

678S. Shakespeare at Winedale. Study and readings of selected works and criticism, culminating in public performance of the plays. For English 678SB, students are required to be in residence at Winedale near Round Top, Texas. For 678SA, the equivalent of five lecture hours a week for one semester; for 678SB, fifteen to eighteen hours of work a day, including weekends. Offered in the summer session only. English 678S and 379M (Topic 2: Shakespeare at Winedale) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For 678SA, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing, and consent of instructor; for 678SB, English 678SA.

379. American Literature and Thought: 1600–1840. Early American literature as an embodiment of American thought and experience. Such topics as European ideas in the New World; the political ideas of Hamilton, Jefferson, and Jackson; nationalism; industrialism. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

679H. Honors Tutorial Course. Research into and development of a thesis topic and proposal followed by the writing and defense of a thesis. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 679HA, enrollment in or completion of at least one honors section of an English course, admission to the English Honors Program, and consent of the honors adviser; for 679HB, English 679HA.

379K. American Literature and Thought: 1840–1920. Such topics as transcendentalism, manifest destiny, Utopian thought, and the impact of the theory of organic evolution. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

379L. Contemporary Drama. Major playwrights since 1950, such as Williams, Shepard, Beckett, Stoppard, Churchill, Fugard, and Pinter. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

379M. Studies in Literary Forms and Genres. Study of a literary type, such as tragedy, comedy, epic, lyric, satire, autobiography, novel, critical essay. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 3: Shakespeare in Performance. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 4: Shakespeare through Performance. Offered in the spring semester only. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing, and consent of instructor.

Topic 5: Modern Jewish Prose and Poetry. Same as Jewish Studies 363 (Topic 9: Modern Jewish Prose and Poetry). Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 6: Modern Drama in Performance. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

379N. Studies in English, American, and World Literature. Literary works and their cultural context; topics defined in terms of national literatures and/or periods of literary history (for example, colonial American writing, literature of the Renaissance). May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing.

Topic 3: Concepts in Judaic Culture. Same as Middle Eastern Studies 321K (Topic 1: Concepts in Judaic Culture). Only one of the following may be counted: English 379N (Topic 3), Linguistics 373 (Topic 4: Concepts in Judaic Culture), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 341 (Topic 6: Concepts in Judaic Culture).

Topic 4: Introduction to World Literature. Same as Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic 17: Introduction to World Literature). A multicultural look at major literary forms and concepts through the reading and analysis of classics of drama, lyric and narrative verse, shorter prose fiction, the essay, literary biography, the novel, and autobiography. English 379N (Topic 4) and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 320 (Topic 1: Introduction to World Literature) may not both be counted.

Topic 5: Autobiography: A Modern Literary Species. Same as African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 25: Autobiography: A Modern Literary Species), Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 3: Autobiography: A Modern Literary Species), and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 25: Autobiography: A Modern Literary Species). English 379N (Topic 5) and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 374 (Topic 2: Autobiography: A Modern Literary Species) may not both be counted.

Topic 6: The Enlightenment. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 5: The Enlightenment). Only one of the following may be counted: English 379N (Topic 6), French Civilization 349 (Topic: The Enlightenment), Philosophy 354 (Topic: The Enlightenment).

379S. Senior Seminar. Intensive study of selected topics in English. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of at least ninety semester hours of coursework, including Rhetoric and Writing 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and writing, and twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in English.

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