This course focuses on the emergence and persistence of a specific literary or non-literary genre, such as the gothic novel, lyric poetry, modernist elegy, tragic drama, detective story, travel narrative or memoir/autobiography. The course is intended to develop a deep critical awareness of the formal techniques and social contexts of a given genre's representation of experience.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including 6 credits of 100 or 200-level ENGL

Course Notes

ENGL 323 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.

For the focus of the course each term, see the "Courses" page on the English Department website.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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