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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ENL 161
Title Literature II: Reading Closely
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI
Prerequisites ENL 160, or permission of the chair; prerequisite or co-requisite: ENG 102, ENL102, ENG102E, ENL102ESL, ENG103, ENL103, ENG106H, or ENL106H


Through intensive close-reading practices, students will get to know a small number of literary works in great depth. Students will learn research methods as they study myriad aspects of the text(s) and context(s). Areas of focus may include: literary and historical traditions, sources, influences, intertexts, form, genre, aesthetics, thematics, and reception. Required of Bachelor of Arts, English Majors. Three lecture hours per week.