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Modern and Contemporary Literature H1ENG008

This cluster explores the literature and culture of the twentieth century -- a time marked by confusion and crisis, chaos and catastrophe. It was also a time of innovation and experiment, giving rise to radically new and exciting forms of literary expression. This cluster invites students to explore and compare some of the distinct genres of the modern era.

Fulfills the Humanities area of the Rochester Curriculum. Declare This Cluster

This cluster explores the literature and culture of the twentieth century -- a time marked by confusion and crisis, chaos and catastrophe. It was also a time of innovation and experiment, giving rise to radically new and exciting forms of literary expression. This cluster invites students to explore and compare some of the distinct genres of the modern era.

Fulfills the Humanities area of the Rochester Curriculum.

Choose at least two of the following
ENG101 Maximum English
Last Offered in Fall 2018.
ENG114 British Literature II
Last Offered in Spring 2019.
ENG227 American Moderns
Last Offered in Fall 2015.Crosslisted as ENG427.
ENG231 20TH Century British Novel
Last Offered in Spring 2019.
ENG232 Modern Literature
Last Offered in Fall 2018.Crosslisted as GER430 CLT242A CLT442A GER230.
ENG233 Modern Poetry
Last Offered in Fall 2017.Crosslisted as ENG433.
ENG234 Modern Fiction
Last Offered in Spring 2014.Crosslisted as ENG434.
ENG235 Modern Drama
Last Offered in Spring 2016.Crosslisted as ENG435.
ENG236 Contemporary Fiction
Last Offered in Summer 2018.
ENG237 Contemporary Poetry
Last Offered in Summer 2014.
ENG238 Contemporary Lit
Last Offered in Fall 2018.
ENG243 Studies In A Major Author (If Appropriate)
Last Offered in Spring 2019.Crosslisted as SP215 CLT256B LTS465 SP415.
ENG247 Science Fiction
Last Offered in Spring 2017.Crosslisted as ENG447.
ENG282 Humor Writing
Last Offered in Spring 2019.
Choose at least two of the following
ENG101 Maximum English
Last Offered in Fall 2018.
ENG114 British Literature II
Last Offered in Spring 2019.
ENG227 American Moderns
Last Offered in Fall 2015.Crosslisted as ENG427.
ENG231 20TH Century British Novel
Last Offered in Spring 2019.
ENG232 Modern Literature
Last Offered in Fall 2018.Crosslisted as GER430 CLT242A CLT442A GER230.
ENG233 Modern Poetry
Last Offered in Fall 2017.Crosslisted as ENG433.
ENG234 Modern Fiction
Last Offered in Spring 2014.Crosslisted as ENG434.
ENG235 Modern Drama
Last Offered in Spring 2016.Crosslisted as ENG435.
ENG236 Contemporary Fiction
Last Offered in Summer 2018.
ENG237 Contemporary Poetry
Last Offered in Summer 2014.
ENG238 Contemporary Lit
Last Offered in Fall 2018.
ENG243 Studies In A Major Author (If Appropriate)
Last Offered in Spring 2019.Crosslisted as SP215 CLT256B LTS465 SP415.
ENG247 Science Fiction
Last Offered in Spring 2017.Crosslisted as ENG447.
ENG282 Humor Writing
Last Offered in Spring 2019.
You may also choose one of the following
ENG117 Intro. To The Art Of Film
Last Offered in Fall 2018.Crosslisted as AH136 FMS132.
ENG229 American Fiction Since 1980
Valid Starting Fall 2014
Last Offered in Fall 2014.Crosslisted as ENG429.
ENG255 Film History: Early Cinema
Last Offered in Fall 2018.Crosslisted as AH252 ENG455 FMS247.
ENG256 Film History: 1929-1959
Last Offered in Fall 2018.Crosslisted as AH253 ENG456 FMS248 CLT218 AH453.
ENG257 Film History: 1959-1989
Last Offered in Fall 2017.Crosslisted as AH254 AH454 ENG457 FMS249.
ENG259 Popular Film Genres
Last Offered in Fall 2016.Crosslisted as JPN214 JPN214W JPN414W CLT214M CLT214W CLT414M ENG459 FMS299 FMS499.
ENG260 Film History: 1989-Present
Valid Starting Spring 2014
Last Offered in Spring 2018.Crosslisted as AH328 AH528 FMS328.
ENG262 Studies In A National Cinema
Last Offered in Spring 2019.Crosslisted as IT243 CLT212 FMS239.
You may also choose one of the following
ENG117 Intro. To The Art Of Film
Last Offered in Fall 2018.Crosslisted as AH136 FMS132.
ENG229 American Fiction Since 1980
Valid Starting Fall 2014
Last Offered in Fall 2014.Crosslisted as ENG429.
ENG255 Film History: Early Cinema
Last Offered in Fall 2018.Crosslisted as AH252 ENG455 FMS247.
ENG256 Film History: 1929-1959
Last Offered in Fall 2018.Crosslisted as AH253 ENG456 FMS248 CLT218 AH453.
ENG257 Film History: 1959-1989
Last Offered in Fall 2017.Crosslisted as AH254 AH454 ENG457 FMS249.
ENG259 Popular Film Genres
Last Offered in Fall 2016.Crosslisted as JPN214 JPN214W JPN414W CLT214M CLT214W CLT414M ENG459 FMS299 FMS499.
ENG260 Film History: 1989-Present
Valid Starting Spring 2014
Last Offered in Spring 2018.Crosslisted as AH328 AH528 FMS328.
ENG262 Studies In A National Cinema
Last Offered in Spring 2019.Crosslisted as IT243 CLT212 FMS239.