ENG-222 - Irish Literature

3 credits

This course introduces students to Irish Literature through close reading and discussion of texts covering a variety of Irish forms and themes. By examining works in their contemporary social and historical contexts, students will gain a deeper appreciation of the unique culture, heritage, and history of Ireland and its people. Crossing the Atlantic, students will search for those same themes in Irish-American literature to create a broader understanding of the Irish identity.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 102 (minimum grade C-).

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.