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LIT 306: Science Fiction
A treatment of select science fiction texts in terms of how they reflect shifting forms of work and social life in the 20th century. The course will focus on how these texts translate shifts in social patterns and popular entertainment.
Professors: Andrew J. Roback; Carrie A. Hannigan
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LIT 309: Short Fiction
A formal and thematic analysis of a diverse selection of works of short fiction. The selection will be announced by the instructor when the course is scheduled.
Professors: Andrew J. Roback; Patricia L. Nowacki
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LIT 315: The Novel
Analysis of the novel as a literary form with attention to its place in ongoing cultural and political discourse.
Professors: Andrew J. Roback
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LIT 328: Poetry
Study of poetry and imaginative prose, including an analysis of the theoretical, literary, and socio-cultural contexts of these works. The course may include creative writing by students.
Professors: Faith Bennett
Terms: Fall 12-13 | Credits: 3
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LIT 337: Shakespeare Early Work
Study of Shakespeare's work before 1600, focusing on the histories, early comedies and tragedies. Close reading of the plays' language and form, and emphasis on the place of drama in early modern culture. Syllabus varies but is likely to include Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado Abou...
Professors: Brian J. Sheerin
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LIT 338: Shakespeare: Late Work
Study of Shakespeare's work after 1600, focusing on the middle and late comedies and tragedies and the romances. Close reading of the plays' language and form, and emphasis on the place of drama in early modern culture. Syllabus varies but is likely to include Twelfth Night, Macb...
Professors: David M. Zesmer
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LIT 342: Theater in Chicago
Designed to introduce students to the variety of professional theater performances in and around Chicago. Main emphasis on seeing plays, ancient to contemporary; essays and oral reports; study of dramatic genres and theater history.
Professors: Tanya L. Palmer
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LIT 343: Film Analysis
Examination of the style and language of film as shown in a number of feature films, with emphasis on the various ways individual directors use the cinema for personal and cultural ends.
Professors: Andrew Bonvicini; Faith Bennett
Terms: Fall 12-13 | Credits: 3
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LIT 366: 20th Century American Lit
Study of such writers as Steineck, Frost, Eliot, Anderson, O'Neill, Hemingway, Cather, Wolfe, Faulkner, and contemporary writers such as Updike and Toni Morrison.
Professors: Carrie A. Hannigan
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LIT 366: Twentieth-Century American Literature
Study of such writers as Steineck, Frost, Eliot, Anderson, O'Neill, Hemingway, Cather, Wolfe, Faulkner, and contemporary writers such as Updike and Toni Morrison.
Professors: Faith Bennett
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