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ENGL 2032 - British Literature: Romantic to Present

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This college literature course intended for all students will analyze and explore British Literature from 1800 to the present. Typical authors may include works by Mary Shelley, Austen, Dickens, Woolf, Shaw, and Eliot.
MnTC Goals
6 Humanities/Fine Arts, 8 Global Perspective

Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000  or above, or completion of RDNG 0900  or RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: Completion of ENGL 1021  with a grade of C or higher.

Major Content
  1. British Literature: Romantic to Present
  2. Read some of the significant works written during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
  3. Discuss, examine, and compare examples of British literature
  4. Investigate social, political, and economic issues which have helped to shape contemporary societies.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in British Literature: Romantic to Present.
  2. Analyze basic literary elements in works studied.
  3. Analyze international problems seen through the readings in British Literature from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries that illustrate cultural, economic, and political differences affecting their solutions.
  4. Analyze the roles and responsibilities of a world citizen based on readings in British literature since 1800.
  5. Analyze those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.
  6. Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in British Literature from the Romantic period to the present.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious and linguistic differences found in British literature since 1800.
  8. Describe and analyze political, economic, and cultural elements as seen in 19th, 20th, and 21st century British Literature which influence relations of states and societies, in their historical and contemporary dimensions.
  9. Respond critically to works in British Literature from 1800 to the present.


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