English (M.A.)

Course Title Credits
Choice of one of the following:3
PRO.SEM:RES.METHODS ENGL
CRITICAL THEORY
One class from each of the following:15
Literature before 1485
British Literature 1485-1800
British Literature after 1800
American Literature before 1910
American Literature since 1910
One class with the Difference and Intersectionality designation:3
Three electives, chosen from any graduate-level English course9
Demonstrate reading knowledge of a foreign language, through one of the following: 1
FRENCH FOR READING
ITALIAN FOR READING
SPANISH FOR READING
GRADUATE READING IN GERMAN I
and GRAD.READG.IN GERMAN II
LATIN FOR READING
GSAS LANGUAGE EXAM 1
ENGL 8996MASTER'S CAPSTONE 23
Total Credits33

Students should select their courses carefully and consult periodically with the Graduate Director to insure that they are fulfilling all requirements. Not all courses are offered every year; students must fulfill their requirements from courses offered during their tenure within the program. 

Literature before 1485

Courses in this group have the ENME attribute.

Course Title Credits
ENGL 5208THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1154-17763
ENGL 5210INTRO OLD NORSE LANG & LIT3,4
ENGL 5216THREE MEDIEVAL EMBODIMENTS3
ENGL 5261MALORY: CULTURES OF THE C153
ENGL 5264CHAUCER3-4
ENGL 5300OCCITANIA: LANGUAGE AND POWER3
ENGL 6106MEDIEVAL COMMUNITIES AND MODERN THOUGHT3
ENGL 6215Medieval British Historical Writing3
ENGL 6224FRENCH OF ENGLAND: TEXTS AND LITERACIES IN A MULTILINGUAL CULTURE3
ENGL 6231LATE MEDIEVAL WOMEN3
ENGL 6234RACE, RELIGION, AND MONSTROSITY IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE3
ENGL 6235MEDIEVAL TRAVEL NARRATIVE3
ENGL 6237THE FRENCH OF ENGLAND II3
ENGL 6250POSTCOLONIAL MIDDLE AGES3
MVST 5095MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE4
MVST 5300OCCITANIA: LANGUAGE AND POWER4
MVST 5305Writing East: Outremer and Identity in the Middle Ages4
MVST 5707Meditation, Contemplation, and the Spriritual Senses4

British Literature 1485-1800

Courses in this group have the ENBE attribute.

Course Title Credits
ENGL 5225JANE AUSTEN IN CONTEXT3
ENGL 5311MODERN IRISH LITERATURE3
ENGL 5345Theatrical Ent in Early Modern England3,4
ENGL 553618TH-CENTURY NOVEL I3-4
ENGL 5622EIGHTEENTH CENTURY TRAVEL3
ENGL 5742MILTON'S MAJOR WORKS3-4
ENGL 5930Neuro-Literature in Historical Perspective3
ENGL 5985Introduction to Early Modern Studies3
ENGL 5989Major Early Modern Texts and the Dynamics of Space and Place3
ENGL 6101REREADING CLOSE READING:HIST PERSPECTIVES,CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES/SHAKESPEARE'S POETRY,SPENSER,DONNE3-4
ENGL 6103NEWS AND PLAYS: 1660-17793
ENGL 6216Late Medieval Autobiography: T. Hoccleve, O. Bokenham, M. Kempe3
ENGL 6250POSTCOLONIAL MIDDLE AGES3
ENGL 6356SHAKESPEARE'S HISTORY PLAYS3
ENGL 6506THE JOSEPH JOHNSON CIRCLE3
ENGL 6751The New Formalism and Early Modern Literature3
ENGL 7007DISPLACING THE RENAISSANCE: TRAVEL, RACE, AND COLONIALISM3

British Literature after 1800

Courses in this group have the ENBL attribute.

Course Title Credits
ENGL 5225JANE AUSTEN IN CONTEXT3
ENGL 5616ROMANTICISM AND PRIVATE LIFE3
ENGL 5634MODERNISTS/VICTORIANS3-4
ENGL 5707HIGH MODERNISM: 19223
ENGL 5717TRANSATLANTIC WOMEN MODERNISTS3-4
ENGL 5718MODERN LANGUAGE POLITICS3
ENGL 5747LATE MODERNISM3
ENGL 5749TWENTIETH-CENTURY STUDIES: DECOLONIZATION AND WORLD LITERATURE3
ENGL 5763JOYCE3-4
ENGL 6201RACE AND AFFECT THEORY3
ENGL 6236ROMANTICISM AND PEACE3
ENGL 6506THE JOSEPH JOHNSON CIRCLE3

American Literature before 1910

Courses in this group have the ENAE attribute.

Course Title Credits
ENGL 5104NATURAL HISTORY AND ECOLOGY3
ENGL 5109AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 5141AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTOBIOGRAPHY3
ENGL 5838AFRICAN AMERICAN PRINT CULTURE3
ENGL 5839LITERARY DARWINSM3
ENGL 5841EARLY AMERICAN MEDIA3
ENGL 5844AMERICAN BESTSELLER 1870-19403-4
ENGL 5845EARLY AMERICAN NOVEL3-4
ENGL 5849PRE-1900 AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 6201RACE AND AFFECT THEORY3
ENGL 6800God and Mammon in British America3
ENGL 7829FICT PUB SPH: AM LIT 1776-19003

American Literature since 1910

Courses in this group have the ENAL attribute. 

Course Title Credits
ENGL 5102GLOBAL POSTMODERNISMS3
ENGL 5103FEMINISM & AMERICAN POETRY3
ENGL 5109AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 5116AFRICAN AMERICAN FICTION3
ENGL 5141AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTOBIOGRAPHY3
ENGL 5634MODERNISTS/VICTORIANS3-4
ENGL 5747LATE MODERNISM3
ENGL 575820th Century American Autobiography3
ENGL 5844AMERICAN BESTSELLER 1870-19403-4
ENGL 591920th Century American Novel: A Violent Survey3
ENGL 5940NOVEL, SHE WROTE3
ENGL 6104CRIP,QUEER, AND CRITICAL RACE THEORY3
ENGL 6201RACE AND AFFECT THEORY3
ENGL 6552FILM/THEORY/LITERATURE: HORROR AND MADNESS3
ENGL 6905CONCEPTS OF CULTURE3
ENGL 6914Home, Exile and Diaspora in Asian American Literature3
ENGL 6921MODERN LANGUAGE POLITICS3
ENGL 7007DISPLACING THE RENAISSANCE: TRAVEL, RACE, AND COLONIALISM3