major core: histories


For students following current requirements, who entered the English major in Autumn 2013 and later. If you entered the English major in Spring 2013 or earlier, please see the pre-Autumn-2013 requirement sets.



Histories of English Language and Literature


These courses concentrate on exploring the historical contexts of the development of English language and literature. Courses may include a range of approaches, including literary history as well as cultural studies. At times, courses may also take up a discussion of genre or theory, but historical context remains pivotal. The goal of these courses is to introduce the ways in which literature responds to and/or shapes historical conditions.


Course list for students who entered the major in Autumn 2012 and later:


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