ENGL 2273 – Reading the Popular
(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture
This course examines the historical development of popular literary forms, including but not limited to persistent characters, themes, and narrative structures. These forms will be studied especially in genre fiction constructed for a trans-Atlantic mass readership in the twentieth century such as mystery, romance, horror, etc. and in related non-print media as well.
Prerequisites: English 1101/General Education 1401 or 1402 or 1403 or 1404 and English 1131, 1135, 1137, 1141, 1151 or 1152.