ENG 100/138 - American Gothic (Core/First-Year Seminar)
Three or Four Credits Not Offered 2016-2017
This course explores the unsettling and uncanny elements in American literature. We will investigate the typical settings of gothic texts, including the wilderness, abandoned institutions (churches, asylums, prisons), and homes. Over the course of the semester we will meet the denizens of such locations and consider what disturbs the American dream.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 138 is a First-Year Seminar and open to First-Year Students only. When offered as ENG 100, for 3-credits, fulfills the Literature Cornerstone Requirement.
When offered as ENG 138, for 4-credits, fulfills the First-Year Seminar and Literature Cornerstone Requirements.