Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1925-1926 Page: 58
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58 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
oral and written English. Open to Juniors and Seniors who are
deficient in English and to those who expect to teach.
335-W.-Browning. A critical study of the works of Robert
Browning, with a brief parallel study of the poems of Elizabeth
Barrett Browning. (This was formerly numbered 332 and will
not be open to students who have had that course.)
345-S.-Tennyson. A critical study of the works of Tennyson,
and the age in which he lived, with parallel readings from
Swinburne and Arnold. (This course was formerly numbered
342 and is not open to those who have had the former course.)
353-F.-A study of the Shakespearean drama. The structure
of the Elizabethan drama in general, and the style and methods
of Shakespeare in particular are emphasized. The best plays of
Shakespeare studied, in class, with care. Other plays by Elizabethan
authors are used as collateral reading. An essay of at
least one thousand words upon the theatre, the audience, and
the theatrical associates of Shakespeare is required. Text:
Shakespeare's Principal Plays, the Century Company.
363-W.-The Shakespearian drama. A continuation of English
353. An essay of one thousand words on some phase of the
course required. Prerequisite, English 353.
375-S.-The Modern Drama. The course involves a study
of about twenty of the best modern dramas of American, English,
Irish, French, German, Norwegian, and Russian writers. The
one-act play is also emphasized. The principal emphasis is
placed upon the purpose and tendency of the modern drama.
Parallel reading. Text: Dickinson, Chief Contemporary Dramatists.
383-S.-How to teach English in the High School. A course
intended to equip one for teaching all phases of High School
English. Same as Education 383. Texts to be selected.
393-S.-The English Essay. A study of the origin and development
of the essay. Kinds of essays, and their chief characteristics.
A careful study of some of the world's greatest essays,
and the reading of others.
395.-The English Romantic Movement. A study of the development
of Romanticism. Chief poems of Wordsworth, Coleridge,
Byron, Shelley, and Keats. Text: Woods, English Poetry
and Prose of the Romantic Movement.
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