An intensive introduction to the study of some of the conventions
of literary genre, including genre theory. The course will
undertake a comparative analysis of two specific genres, or kinds,
of literary production’s for example, lyric and ballad, pastoral
and allegory, encomium (formalized poems of praise) and satire. The
study will place examples within their historical contexts and
within the history of the conventional genre.
PREREQ: ENG 204 or instructor permission. OFFERED: Fall CREDIT: 3