ENGLISH 298 - Introduction to Literary Studies
Fall 2022, Section 004 - Home, Place, and Belonging
Instruction Mode: Section 004 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
Prerequisite for the English major and English Honors Plan.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

In this course we will discover and propose questions fundamental to the study of literature, and we will do so by focusing on how varied literary texts deal with concepts of home, place, and belonging. We will do this on a conceptual and thematic level as well as an individual, personal one: how does language create a sense of place, and how do we come to feel that we, as readers, belong in that literary world? How each of us might address such questions will emerge from the literature we read but will also be formed by the particulars of our own perspectives and lives. We will be studying techniques for reading and writing about a variety of literature and will also consider fundamental questions about the nature of literary texts: how literature communicates across time and place, and what kinds of work writing can and should try to do in the world.

Schedule

ENGLISH 298 - Introduction to Literary Studies
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001 (REC)
 In Person
16527
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MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
002 (REC)
 In Person
11180
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
003 (REC)
 In Person
23335
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
004 (REC)
 In Person
18874
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2
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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