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E 316K : Masterworks of Lit: British (Online)

Texas Common Number : ENGL 2322

Course Description

3 college credit hours

This online University Extension course, Masterworks of British Literature, presents revered authors, playwrights, poets and their works, from Britain's Old and Middle English periods and the Renaissance to the Romantic and Victorian periods and the twentieth century. Among the notables are Chaucer, Shakespeare, Spenser, Milton, and Pope, Wollstonecraft, Blake, Wordsworth, Keats, Browning, Tennyson, Elliot, Auden, and Beckett.

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Official UT Austin Course Description
Introduction to masterpieces of the literary tradition, emphasizing historical, generic, and thematic connections.

Completion of at least thirty semester hours of coursework, including English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, or Tutorial Course 603A, and a passing score on the reading section of the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) test.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
12 assignments
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
M. H. Abrams et. al. The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. 1, 8th ed. W. W. Norton and Company, 2006.
ISBN 10: 0-393-92531-5
ISBN 13: 978-0-393-92531-9

M. H. Abrams et. al. The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. 2, 8th ed. W. W. Norton and Company, 2006.
ISBN 10 0-393-92522-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-39-392532-6

Henry IV, Part I, by William Shakespeare. Any edition.

Happy Days, by Samuel Beckett. Any edition.

Course Fees (exam proctoring fees may apply and are not included)


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