Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

ENG 221 - British Literature II

Course Description

This is a survey of British literature from the Romantics to the Moderns with the attention given to both major and marginalized works and writers.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Identify and discuss major authors, literary genres, literary devices, and styles of writing in British literature from the Romantic period to the post WWII era.
Discuss British literary works by and about marginalized/under-represented peoples in the context of their historical struggle and contemporary relevance.
Compose essays that analyze British literary works in relation to their social, economic, and historic contexts and/or other critical perspectives.
App[ly current information literacy techniques to develop multi-source research projects that follow MLA documentation guidelines.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: ENG 112