SRJC Course Outlines

6/14/2024 11:40:09 AMENGL 46.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2002

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ENGL 46.2Title:  SURVEY-ENGLISH LIT  
Full Title:  Survey of English Literature
Last Reviewed:5/13/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled013 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ENGL 46B

Catalog Description:
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Reading and discussion of important works from the British Isles from the Romantic period to the present, analyzing the meaning, style, and relevance of these works and the importance of their authors in literary history.

Course Completion of ENGL 1A

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Reading & discussion of important works in Engl literature from the Romantics to the Moderns.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ENGL 1A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Spring 1982
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1981
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1981
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1982Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1982Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: ENGL 165 Survey of British Literature 2 SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ENGL46.2

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students will be able to:
1. Read, analyze and interpret works of literature written in Great
Britain from the Nineteenth Century to the present.
2. Develop several methodologies for reading and interpreting these
texts, differentiating among the premises and the modes of
arguing that each pursues and of the issues connected with a
choice of one perspective versus another.
3. Examine the critical and historical principles behind the construc-
tion of literary and cultural history, including the terminology
of literary periods, controversies concerning the establishment
of distinctions among periods, and general significances attached
to various views taken of the transitions among periods.
4. Examine the development of particular forms, genres, conventions,
and philosophies (e.g., the novel, the lyric, existentialism).
5. Analyze the literary and cultural inheritance drawn from this period
of British literature.
6. Study and apply elementary literary research methodology.
7. Evaluate the uses of secondary and critical material in the study
of literary texts.
8. Examine the art, sociology, history, economics and daily life of
the people of each period under study and evaluate the period under
study such continuing concerns as the shifting role of the poet, the
development of literary theory, and the changing readership.

Topics and Scope
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1. The Romantic Age.
a. Visionary poetry.
b. Wordsworth and the new idea of the poet.
c. New attitudes towards nature.
d. The lyric.
2. The Victorian Age.
a. The woman question.
b. The rise of the novel.
c. Dramatic monologue.
d. The Pre-Rafaelites.
e. Light verse.
f. The Nineties.
g. Victorian aesthetics.
3. The Moderns.
a. Literature and politics.
b. Literature and psychology.
c. Literature and film.
d. Stream of consciousness.
e. New attitudes towards the poet.
f. Fiction and poetry in Great Britain today.

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1.  Assigned reading from text, plus supplementary handouts.
2.  Some assigned reading of secondary texts.
3.  Self-directed research projects.
1.  Reader response essays or journal writing, both in class and at
2.  Critical essays covering units of study, themes, or individual works.
3.  Research projects (e.g., annotated bibliography, classroom
   presentation on author or theme, survey of criticism).
4.  Final essay exam.
5.  Objective quizzes.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
65 - 75%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 15%
Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 15%
Oral presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 10%
Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Participation in class discussion.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Longman, 1998.

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