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EN 221 English Literature to 1800


A foundational course in literary studies, this class provides an introduction to a wide range of literary works in English from the eighth century to the late eighteenth century. The course introduces students to the breadth of genres that comprise the English literary tradition. Significant attention will be given to critical reading skills and further development of writing skills.

Prerequisite: 3 credits in English (Co-requisite for English major students)

Note: Students can only earn credit for one of the following: EN 221 or EN 220a.