ENGL 363 Words in The World I: Genre and Form




This course investigates key genres of English literature and the processes of their formation and transformation. In a seminar setting foregrounding accountable reading, shared inquiry, and collaborative critical dialogue, students will study a wide range of prose, poetry, and performance texts - from the classical to the modern to the contemporary - exploring the ways in which the formal conventions of genres and subgenres have been shaped and reshaped by the particular contexts in which they emerge.


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

Course Notes

ENGL 363 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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