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Spring 2018 Literature and Creative Writing Classes

In addition to pre-transfer (English N50, N60, and 061) and transfer (English 101/101H, 102/102H, and 103/103H) composition courses, SCC's English Department offers students the opportunity to explore the worlds of literature and creative writing.  To 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 2018 semester, we offer the following classes, all of which can be found on page 26-27 of SCC's Spring 2018 Schedule of Classes:

English 220, Survey of the Bible as Literature

Taught by Professor Rick Adams, English 220 presents students with a study of the literary history, influence, and craftsmanship of the Bible.  The course also explores stories, poems, plays, essays and other diverse materials related to biblical study.

English 232, Survey of English Literature II

Taught by Professor Lynnette Beers-McCormick, English 232 introduces students to a study of representative selections from the English Romantic Movement to the present.  The course emphasizes authors best exemplifying their period, such as 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 Tragedies and History Plays 

Taught by Professor Corinna Evett, English 233B introduces students to a study of selected Shakespearean history plays and tragedies and emphasizes dramatic elements, the depiction of human nature, and timeless/timely conflicts.  Course content is augmented by films and, if available, field trips. 

English 241, Survey of American Literature from 1600-1865

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; in addition, the course highlights the connection between literary and intellectual history.

English 272, Survey of World Literature II

Taught by Professor Will Lennertz, English 270 presents students with a survey of world literary masterworks since the Renaissance, and selections are studied in historical context for artistic form, influence on their and others' cultures, and contributions to modern and contemporary thought. 

English 278, Survey of American Literature from 1600-1865

Taught by Professor Lisa DelaCusack, English 278 presents students a survey of literature by women and includes a selection of short stories, novels, plays, and poetry as well as works of non-fiction.