About The Instructor
This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.
Session, Dates: 1 (08/27/2012 - 12/15/2012)
Days: T R
Time: 01:45 - 03:00 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Wheatley Center 111
Seats Available: 15 Seats
This course examines the historical growth, philosophical premises, and literary techniques of important writers in British and Commonwealth literature from Beowulf through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, the Restoration and the 18th century. Students read a wide range of literature, including fiction, drama, poetry, journals, and autobiographies. The course focuses on historical development with emphasis on significant schools and movements such as the Metaphysical poets and the Neoclassical writers. This course excludes Shakespeare. Students investigate print, internet resources, and electronic databases and write literary research essays in MLA format.
Sylvia A. Pamboukian, Ph.D.
Interim Department Head, English
Professor of English
Wheatley Center 234