English Literature

Note: Course details for Summer 2019 will be available on December 15. The courses below were offered in Summer 2018 and can serve as a guide to what is typically offered.

College of Arts & Sciences

Children's Literature: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, and Imaginary Spaces

CAS EN 150

What stories do we tell children, and how have those stories changed since 1800? This course focuses on fairy tales, fantasy, and classics of children's literature 1850-2000. It is peopled by incestuous fathers, powerful wizards, cruel schoolmistresses, and kindly beavers. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr.


Introduction to Creative Writing

CAS EN 202

An exploration of creative writing: fiction, poetry, and possibly creative non-fiction and/or playwriting. Students learn to read like writers (that is, with an eye towards how writers write) and write and revise their own original stories and poems. This class is run as a workshop, so students will share and critique each others' work. Does not give concentration credit. 4 cr.