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Spring 2019 Literature Classes

In addition to pre-transfer (English 57, 59, and N70) and transfer (English 101/101H, 102/102H, and 103/103H) composition courses, SCC's English Department offers students the opportunity to explore the world of literatureTo enroll in these courses, students must have completed English 101/101H; all of these courses are transferrable to both the California State University and University of California systems.  

For the Spring 2019 semester, we offer the following classes, all of which can be found on page 26 of SCC's Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes:

English 232, Survey of English Literature II (Ticket #61443, 6:30-9:40pm, Tu)

Taught by Professor Lynnette Beers-McCormick, English 232 introduces students to a study of representative selections from the English Romantic Movement to the present, with an emphasis on those authors best exemplifying their period.   Authors studied include Austen, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Bryon, the Shelleys, Keats, Tennyson, Newman, Carlyle, the Brownings, Dickens, the war poets, Houseman, Yeats, Wilde and Woolf.


English 233B, Shakespeare's Histories and Tragedies (Ticket #61444, 10:15-11:40am, TuTh)

Taught by Professor Corinna Evett, English 233B presents students with a selection of Shakespeare’s most notable histories and tragedies, highlighting dramatic elements, the depiction of human nature, and timeless/timely conflicts.   Class lectures and discussion are augmented by films and, if available, appropriate field trips.


English 241, Survey of American Literature from 1600 to 1865 (Ticket #61445, 10:15-11:40am, MW)

Taught by Professor Corinna Evett, English 241 offers students a survey of America’s greatest works of literature from 1600-1865, emphasizing the relationship between various works and general movements in American culture and literary history. 


English 243, The Modern American Novel (Ticket #62006, 1:30-2:55pm, TuTh)

Taught by Professor Richard Adams, English 243, presents students with a selection of novels by American authors.  These works highlight the American experience throughout The Modern Period in the United States, exploring responses to changing historical, technological, intellectual, and political circumstances.  Works studied include novels emphasizing various vital American settings and other factors: urban cities and rural towns, race and society, and the individual and family relationships.


English 272, Survey of World Literature II (Ticket #61446, 1:30-2:55pm, MW)

Taught by Professor Will Lennertz, English 272 presents students with a selection​​ of world masterpieces from the Renaissance to the present.  Literary works are studied in historical context for artistic form, influence on their and others cultures, and general contribution to modern and contemporary thought