ENG 270N: Introduction to Literature: Literary History: British Literature after 1800

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This course provides an opportunity to read works by major British authors from the Romantic, Victorian, and Modern periods. Students have the opportunity to practice reading to understand and appreciate literature.


“C” or higher in ENG 100.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring (once every 3 semesters)
Diversification: Literatures — DL
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Analyze key aspects of literature, such as how fiction writers use plot, character, setting, point of view, symbolism, and theme, and how poets use imagery, musical devices, diction, form, and tone.
  2. Place and explain literary works within their historical and cultural contexts.
  3. Connect the themes expressed in literature to their own experiences.
  4. Write engaging and well-supported essays using analysis and synthesis to explore literary themes.
  5. Use common terms and concepts appropriate to the study of literature.