SRJC Course Outlines

11/29/2023 4:55:20 PMENGL 46.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ENGL 46.2Title:  SURVEY-ENGLISH LIT PT 2  
Full Title:  Survey of English Literature Part 2
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 Scheduled012 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 Late Eighteenth Century 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 and discussion of important works from the British Isles from the Late Eighteenth Century to the present, analyzing the meaning, style, and relevance of these works and the importance of their authors in literary history.
(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


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Critically read, analyze, and interpret works in the British literary tradition from the late
     Eighteenth Century to the present.
2.  Demonstrate understanding of the historical and cultural contexts of this literature.
3.  Understand and apply a range of historic and contemporary critical approaches to this

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Students will be able to:
1. Read, analyze and interpret works of literature written in Great Britain from the late
    Eighteenth Century to the present.
2. Apply several methodologies to reading and interpreting texts.
3. Engage in close-reading of formal properties in texts.
4. Examine the critical and historical principles behind the construction of literary and
     cultural history.
5. Examine the development of particular forms, genres, conventions, and philosophies
    (e.g., the novel, the lyric, existentialism).
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 the period
    under study and evaluate their effect on the literature of the time.
9. Analyze the period under study with regard to the shifting role of the poet or writer, the
    development of literary theory, and the changing readership.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Late Eighteenth-Century and the Enlightenment
II. The Romantic Age
    A. Visionary poetry
    B. Wordsworth and the new concept of the poet
    C. New attitudes toward nature
III. The Victorian Age
    A. The woman question
    B. The rise of the novel
IV. 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
V.   Literary Analysis
VI.  Literary Research
VII. Schools of Literary Criticism such as
    A. Historical
    B. Psychological
    C. Marxist/Economic theory
    D. New criticism
    E. Queer theory
    F. Post-colonial
VIII. Writing Literary Analysis Essays

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1. Reading and examination of major works of British literature from the late Eighteenth Century
    to the present and critical essays concerning both individual works and authors. The works
    of literature will be from a variety of genres, such as poetry, short stories, plays, novels, and
    literary criticism. (50 to 100 pages per week)
2. Low-stakes writing, such as detailed summaries, reading-response journals, and personal
    response papers in reaction to readings, videos, lectures, plays, and performances
3. Essays including literary analysis, critical responses, and an in-class essay(s).
4. Research essay(s) with complete and correct MLA documentation
5. Exams, including a midterm and final, such as an in-class essay, project, objective exam, or
6. Quizzes (0-18)
7. Group or individual presentation about particular works, authors, schools of criticism, time
    periods, or literary styles
8. Optional: Viewing videos outside the classroom setting (ungraded)
9. Optional field trips to see plays, poetry readings, music or dance performance (ungraded)

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
60 - 70%
Low-stakes writing, Essays
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Research Essay(s)
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Exams, quiz(zes)
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation; Presentation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Full length works of fiction:
Frankenstein. Shelley, Mary. Dover. 1994 (classic)
Sense and Sensibility. Austen, Jane. Penguin. 2003 (classic)
Hard Times. Dickens, Charles. Penguin. 2004 (classic)
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volumes D, E, and F. 10th ed. Greenblatt, Stephen. W. W. Norton & Company. 2018
Instructor prepared materials.

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