Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1919-1920 Page: 49 of 84
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SESSION OF 1919-'20
tions studied with care. An essay of at least 2,000 words written from
direct and individual study of some one American writer. Texts to
322.-Study of Milton's shorter poems, L'Allegro, II Penseroso,
Comos, Lycidas and a few of the sonnets followed by an intensive
studopf Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes.
' -A study of the Shakespearian drama. The style and methods
of the writer and dramatic structure emphasized. Eight of the best
plays are studied with care. Six contemporary dramas are used as
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study of Browning. The course covers the entire works of
-TeareB writer, with particular emphasis on te- best productions.
355.-The English Bible-Some time will be devoted to the history
of the translations. How we got our Bible. Most of the time will be
devoted to the study of the translations from a literary point of view.
Text: Moulton, A Short Introduction to the Literature of the Bible.
365.-The English Bible.-This is a continuation of the course
above. Some time will be devoted to the odes, songs, elegies,
monodies, lyrics, epics, etc. Some attention will be given to the use
that the literary men have made of the Bible in the form of quotations.
Text: Moulton, The Literary Study of the Bible.
In each of these last two courses a great deal of parallel reading
will be required. Jane T. Stoddart, The Old Testament in Life and
Literature, The New Testament In Life and Literature, and others.
375.-The Modern Drama. This course is a close study of about
twenty of the best modern dramas of American, English, Irish, French,
German, Norwegian and Russian writers. Dramatic structure is emphasized.
But most stress is placed upon the purpose and tendency
of the modern drama. Parallel reading. Text: Dickinson, Chief Contemporary
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1919-1920, book, July 1919; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45903/m1/49/: accessed January 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.