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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
ENGL101 Maximum English
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL114 British Literature II
ENGL227 American Moderns
ENGL231 20TH Century British Novel
ENGL232 Modern Literature
ENGL233 Modern Poetry
ENGL234 Modern Fiction
ENGL235 Modern Drama
ENGL236 Contemporary Fiction
ENGL237 Contemporary Poetry
ENGL238 Contemporary Lit
Last Offered in Fall 2020.Crosslisted as AAAS276, ENGL238, FMST233.
ENGL243 Studies In A Major Author (If Appropriate)
Last Offered in Fall 2020.Crosslisted as ENGL243, ENGL443.
ENGL247 Science Fiction
ENGL282 Humor Writing
Choose at least two of the following
ENGL101 Maximum English
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL114 British Literature II
ENGL227 American Moderns
ENGL231 20TH Century British Novel
ENGL232 Modern Literature
ENGL233 Modern Poetry
ENGL234 Modern Fiction
ENGL235 Modern Drama
ENGL236 Contemporary Fiction
ENGL237 Contemporary Poetry
ENGL238 Contemporary Lit
Last Offered in Fall 2020.Crosslisted as AAAS276, ENGL238, FMST233.
ENGL243 Studies In A Major Author (If Appropriate)
Last Offered in Fall 2020.Crosslisted as ENGL243, ENGL443.
ENGL247 Science Fiction
ENGL282 Humor Writing
You may also choose one of the following
ENGL117 Intro. To The Art Of Film
Last Offered in Fall 2020.Crosslisted as AHST136, ENGL117, FMST132.
ENGL229 American Fiction Since 1980
Valid Starting Fall 2014
ENGL255 Film History: Early Cinema
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL256 Film History: 1929-1959
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL257 Film History: 1959-1989
ENGL259 Popular Film Genres
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL260 Film History: 1989-Present
Valid Starting Spring 2014
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL262 Studies In A National Cinema
You may also choose one of the following
ENGL117 Intro. To The Art Of Film
Last Offered in Fall 2020.Crosslisted as AHST136, ENGL117, FMST132.
ENGL229 American Fiction Since 1980
Valid Starting Fall 2014
ENGL255 Film History: Early Cinema
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL256 Film History: 1929-1959
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL257 Film History: 1959-1989
ENGL259 Popular Film Genres
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL260 Film History: 1989-Present
Valid Starting Spring 2014
Last Offered in Fall 2020.
ENGL262 Studies In A National Cinema