English Literature British and Commonwealth Major

Description: A program that focuses on the literatures and literary developments of the English-speaking peoples of the British Isles and the British Commonwealth, from the origins of the English language to the present. Includes instruction in period and genre studies, author studies, country and regional specializations, literary criticism, and the study of folkloric traditions. Is English Literature British and Commonwealth the right major for you?
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English Literature British and Commonwealth Major

What Courses Do English Literature British and Commonwealth Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for English Literature British and Commonwealth majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Literary Criticism
  • Literary Theory
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry
  • Shakespeare
  • Writing

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