- Topic 1: What is Literary Studies?
- Topic 2: Introduction to Literature
- Topic 3: English Literature: 1200 BC-Present Overview
Course Description: This course introduces literature as cultural and historical phenomena. This entails a study of history of various periods of English Literature from Renaissance to the present. The course also, very briefly, touches upon different theoretical approaches to literature to introduce the student to literary critique and evaluation. A general understanding of literary theory as a broad field of philosophical concepts and principles is also crucial to the understanding of literary piece.