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Literature and Cultural Studies Track

In this track students study literary works, movements, genres, themes, and writers in their cultural contexts. Courses emphasize reading, story, communication, language, and historical and cultural events.

Requirements

  1. English 2273, Literary and Cultural Analysis.
  2. Either English 2283, Critical Methods, or English 3843, Theory Now.
  3. A pair of survey courses, chosen from one of the following:
    • English 2433/2443, World Literature
    • English 2543/2653, British Literature
    • English 2773/2883, American Literature
  4. English 4853, Senior Capstone.

All students must have a proficiency in a foreign language, satisfied by two intermediate foreign-language courses or their equivalent.

Literary and Cultural Students also elect seven courses distributed over at least four of six groups. One of the courses must be multicultural. One of these seven elective courses can be a writing course.

  • 3513 Medieval English Literature
  • 4503 Backgrounds of the Renaissance
  • 4513 Chaucer
  • 4523 Shakespeare’s Comedies and Histories
  • 4533 Shakespeare’s Tragedies and Romances
  • 4543 Tudor and Stuart Drama
  • 4553 Milton
  • 4593 Topics in Medieval Literature and Culture
  • 4603 Topics in Early Modern Literature and Culture
  • 3033 British Women Writers
  • 3043 Twentieth-Century British Women Novelists
  • 3543 British-American Enlightenment Literature
  • 3553 Transatlantic Literature
  • 3613 Nineteenth-Century English Literature
  • 3623 Twentieth-Century English Literature
  • 4573 Eighteenth-Century English Novel
  • 4613 Nineteenth-Century English Novel
  • 4623 English Romantic Poetry
  • 4653 Twentieth-Century English Poetry
  • 2713 Introduction to Black Literature in the United States
  • 2733 American Indian Literature: Early and Traditional
  • 2743 American Indian Literature: Modern and Contemporary
  • 3253 Special Topics in American Indian Literature
  • 3283 Tribally Specific Approaches to Native American Literature
  • 3353 American Indian Nonfiction Literature
  • 3463 American Fiction
  • 3473 American Nonfiction
  • 3483 Native American Writers
  • 3713 Introduction to American Studies
  • 3833 Introduction to American Drama
  • 4323 The Harlem Renaissance
  • 4343 The Indian in American Popular Culture
  • 4713 Major Authors in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
  • 4733 American Naturalism and Realism
  • 4813 American Drama
  • 4823 American Novel Since 1920
  • 4833 Twentieth-Century American Poetry
  • 3343 Literature of Empire
  • 3453 Afro-Caribbean Literature and Cultural Consciousness: From Alienation to Voice
  • 3573 Arthurian Legend and Literature
  • 3643 Topics in Non-Western Literature and Culture
  • 3653 The Bible as Literature
  • 4003 Movements in World Literature
  • 4033 Indigenous Political Writing
  • 4383 Civilization and Diaspora
  • 4423 Modern European Novel
  • 4950 Special Topics in World Literature Today
  • 3023 Thematic Approaches to Literature
  • 3213 Special Topics in Fiction
  • 3233 Oklahoma Writers/Writing Oklahoma
  • 3263 Women and Film
  • 3273 Comic Theory and Practice Through Film
  • 3363 Films and Context
  • 3423 Film and Other Expressive Forms
  • 3813 Science Fiction
  • 4133 History of the English Language
  • 4203 Special Topics in Literary Forms
  • 4283 Hip Hop as Poetry, Literature and Cultural Expression
  • 3013 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literature
  • 3323 Gender and Culture Texts
  • 3333 Literature and Psychological Criticism
  • 3383 Politics and Literature
  • 4023 Literary Movements
  • 4233 Major Figures in Theory
  • 4243 Issues in Cultural Studies
  • 4253 Introduction to Film Theory
  • 4263 Contemporary Feminist Theory
  • 4303 Special Topics in Criticism
  • 4373 Black Literary Form and Cultural Expression
  • 4463 Linguistics and Semiotics
  • 2713 Introduction to Black Literature in the United States
  • 2733 American Indian Literature: Early and Traditional
  • 2743 American Indian Literature: Modern and Contemporary
  • 3253 Special Topics in American Indian Literature
  • 3283 Tribally Specific Approaches to Native American Literature
  • 3343 Literature of Empire
  • 3353 American Indian Nonfiction Literature
  • 3453 Afro-Caribbean Literature and Cultural Consciousness: From Alienation to Voice
  • 3483 Native American Writers
  • 3643 Topics in Non-Western Literature and Culture
  • 4033 Indigenous Political Writing
  • 4283 Hip Hop as Poetry, Literature and Cultural Expression
  • 4323 The Harlem Renaissance
  • 4343 The Indian in American Popular Culture
  • 4373 Black Literary Form and Cultural Expression
  • 4383 Civilization and Diaspora