ENG 3320 Irish Literature and Irish Nationalism
A course in the historical and political contexts of modern Irish literature, including the work of William Butler Yeats, James Joyce, Seamus Heaney, and others.
Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies 1200 or ENG 2000 Introduction to Textual Studies or junior standing or permission of the instructor.
This course will introduce new English majors and minors to the critical methodologies, concepts, and terminology needed for the analysis and discussion of literature and other cultural texts and to the kinds of research and scholarship they will be asked to do in their later coursework. Students will also learn about a range of career paths open to those with a background in English.