SRJC Course Outlines

7/15/2024 11:47:35 PMENGL 44.2 Course Outline as of Spring 2010

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ENGL 44.2Title:  EUROP LIT/17THC-PRESENT  
Full Title:  European Literature from 17th C. to the Present
Last Reviewed:7/1/2002

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 44B

Catalog Description:
Untitled document
Reading and discussion of works of great European Continental authors from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

ENGL 1A or higher English Course.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Reading & discussion of works of great European Continental authors from the 17th C. to the Present.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:ENGL 1A or higher English Course.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1981Spring 2010
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1981Spring 2010
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
Untitled document
From a prescribed selection of European Literature relevant to the period
of The Enlightenment to the present, (critical studies may also be
included) students will:
1. Analyze and critique assigned texts,
2. Recognize and define the evolutionary stages of and the variety of
forms used in the development of European Literature,
3. Identify major themes in the period as a whole,
4. Evaluate and classify various themes relating to the time period and
5. Recognize and interpret the variety of forms in which European
Literature exists,
6. Recognize the most influential writers of early Western Civilization.

Topics and Scope
Untitled document
1.  The Enlightenment.
     A. Enlightenment drama: Moliere, Racine.
     B. Enlightenment fiction and prose: Voltaire, de Lafayette,
        Johnson, the "Citizen of the World" as Descendant of the
        Renaissance Man: Jefferson, Paine,...
2.  The Nineteenth Century: Varieties of Romanticism.
     A. Seminal Romantic Prose: Rousseau.
     B. Goethe.
     C. Others.
3.  The Nineteenth Century: Realism, Naturalism, and the New Poetry.
     A. Stendhal.
     B. Flaubert.
     C. Dostoevsky.
     D. Tolstoy.
     E. Ibsen.
     F. Chekhov.
     G. Baudelaire.
4.  The Twentieth Century: Varieties of Modernism.
     A. Pirandello.
     B. Proust.
     C. Mann.
     D. Remarque.
     E. Rilke.
     F. Kafka.
     G. Renoir.
     H. Brecht.
     I. Camus.
     J. Sartre.
5.  Contemporary Explorations: Post-Modernism Etc.
     A. Borges.
     B. Marquez.
     C. Narayan.
     D. Solzhenitsyn.
     E. Lessing.
     F. Robbe-Grillet.
     G. Mishima.
     H. Abe.
     I. Kawabata.
     J. Han Sunyin.
     K. Achebe.
     L. Soyinka.
The above list of authors and topics includes both too much and too
little. There is too much literature to be treated adequately in
seventeen weeks; instructors are expected to make a representative,
but robust, selection. There are too few topics to give an adequate
idea of the range of possible approaches the faculty may bring to the

Untitled document
1.  Regular reading assignments.
2.  Notebook or other written preparation for class.
3.  Class discussions and group work, in which each student is expected
   to participate.
4.  Occasional leading of class discussions, and preparation appropriate
   to this task.
5. Carefully composed papers of 500 to 2,500 words, including research,
   that interpret the course texts, or expound upon their cultural
6.  Library research into historical backgrounds or critical response
   to the course texts.
7.  Oral readings or other performance exercises.
8.  Examinations and quizzes involving the writing of reasoned
   interpretive arguments as well as simple factual responses (see
   "methods of evaluation")
9.  Attentive, critical viewing of video material illustrative of
   course texts.

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
50 - 80%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers, READING JOURNAL &/OR FREEWRITE
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Quizzes, Exams
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
5 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, RECOGNITIONS/IDENTIFICATIONS
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
Untitled document
   Lawall, et al., eds., W. W. Norton & Co., 2001.

Print PDF