Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
English

Academics

Courses

Writing courses for first-year students and sophomores

ENG 010 Basic Writing
ENG 060 Writing for Multilingual (ESL) Students
ENG 101 Writing

Other writing courses

ENG 199 Independent Writing
ENG 280 Writing in Professional Contexts
ENG 285 Journalism
ENG 289 Word and Image
ENG 299 Independent Writing
ENG 399 Independent Writing
ENG 499 Independent Writing

English literature and languages

After successfully completing English 101, all students are encouraged to take any English Department course at the 200 level, except English 290, which should be taken once at least one other 200-level English course has been successfully completed.

ENG 207 Medieval Literature: Beowulf and Others
ENG 208 Anglo-Saxon Literature
ENG 209 African American Literature and Culture
ENG 224 Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
ENG 231 Introduction to New Media
ENG 232 Romantic Reveries and Revolutionary Visions
ENG 235 Empire, Race and the Victorians
ENG 236 Sex, Work and the Victorians
ENG 240 Gender, Genre and Poetry
ENG 241 Modern Drama
ENG 243 Science Fiction
ENG 244 Contemporary Caribbean Literature in English
ENG 245 African Literature
ENG 246 Modern Irish Literature
ENG 247 Feminist Fiction
ENG 249 Hollywood Genres
ENG 250 Film History I: Cinema to 1940
ENG 251 Introduction to World Cinema
ENG 252 Contemporary Drama: The Tip of the Iceberg
ENG 253 American Literature to 1865
ENG 255 Cultural Diversity in American Literature: From the Civil War to the 1940s
ENG 256 The Novel in Multi-Ethnic America
ENG 257 Race and Racism in United States Cinema
ENG 258 Introduction to Film Studies
ENG 259 Tolkien
ENG 260 American Voices in Lyric Combat
ENG 261 Queens, Kings, Poets and Playwrights: Early Modern British Literature and Culture
ENG 271 Nineteenth-Century Narrative
ENG 272 Romancing the Novel
ENG 273 Malcontents, Monarchy and Revenge in Early Modern Drama
ENG 274 Restoration Theatre and Beyond
ENG 276 Victorian Poetry
ENG 286 Children's Literature
ENG 290 Approaches to Literature and Culture
ENG 306 Chaucer
ENG 309 Shakespeare and the Performance of Cultures
ENG 310 Shakespeare and the Company He Keeps
ENG 312 Feminist Theory
ENG 313 Early Modern English Poetry
ENG 320 Beowulf
ENG 325 The Eighteenth-Century Novel
ENG 326 Eighteenth-Century Poetry: Epic, Satire and Wit, 1660-1798
ENG 331 Digital Culture
ENG 341 Public Poetry, Private Poetry
ENG 343 Fictions of the Modern
ENG 344 Woolf and Joyce and Others
ENG 346 Contemporary American Fiction: Quirks, Quarks and Quests, or Sex, Lies and Quantum Leaps
ENG 347 The Mothership has Landed: Black Speculative Fiction
ENG 348 Sexual Politics of Film Noir
ENG 349 Harlem Renaissance and Modernity
ENG 355 Global Cinemas
ENG 356 Third Cinema
ENG 376 Literary and Cultural Theory
ENG 377 Feminist Criticism

Creative Writing Courses

All Creative Writing courses count towards the English Major. Students should enroll under CW in the course schedule.
CW 281 Creative Nonfiction
CW 282 Literary Translation
CW 283 Poetry Writing: Form and Craft
CW 284 Fiction Writing: Form and Craft
CW 287 Writing for Performance
CW 288 Playwriting: Form and Craft
CW 289 Word and Image
CW 299 Independent Study
CW 383 Advanced Poetry Workshop
CW 384 Advanced Fiction Workshop
CW 388 Advanced Playwriting
CW 399 Independent Study
CW 499 Independent Writing

Other special courses

ENG 098 Experimental Courses
ENG 198 Experimental Courses
ENG 298 Experimental Courses
ENG 398 Experimental Courses
ENG 401 Senior Seminars
ENG 500 Individual Research and Writing

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