Sep 18, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 2061 - Women in Literature: British & Colonial

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This college literature course intended for all students will discuss, analyze, and interpret works written in English by women in England and the British Empire.
MnTC Goals
6 Humanities/Fine Arts, 8 Global Perspective

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1020   with a grade of C or higher OR ENGL 1021  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content

  1. Women in Literature: British and Colonial
  2. Literary traditions/history of women writing in Britain and the British colonies.
  3. Literary works of women writers in Britain and British colonies.
  4. Strategies of literary criticism with emphasis on a feminist approach.

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

  1. demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works by women in England and the British Empire
  2. respond critically to works by women in England and the British Empire
  3. articulate an informed personal reaction to works in this tradition
  4. analyze those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context
  5. analyze basic literary elements in works studied
  6. demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, gender and linguistic differences described in the literature written in English by women in the England and the British Empire.
  7. describe political, economic, and cultural elements which influence relations of states and societies in the historical and contemporary dimensions as found in the literature written by women in England and the British Empire.
  8. understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for their common global future by considering Britain and the British Empire through the eyes of women authors.

Competency 1 (1-6)
06. 01. Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.

06. 02. Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.

06. 03. Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.

06. 05. Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts and humanities.
Competency 2 (7-10)
08. 01. Describe and analyze political, economic, and cultural elements which influence relations of states and societies in their historical and contemporary dimensions.

08. 02. Demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious and linguistic differences.

08. 04. Understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for their common global future.


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