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Students will learn to recognize and identify different conventions defining genres of popular literature such as romance and sensation; gothic and horror; and melodrama. The course will explore the relationship between texts and audiences, and how readers assign meaning to and make use of what they read. Students will study the origins of today's popular genres in books and other media and the sociocultural values embodied in such works.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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- Arts and Contemporary Studies Professional Table I
- ENG 112 - Zap, Pow, Bang: Pop Lit
- English Professional Table II
- English and History Professional Table II
- English and Philosophy Professional Table II
- History Professionally Related - Table IV
- Language and Intercultural Relations Professionally-Related Table IV
- Minor in English
- Open Elective Table
- Philosophy Professionally-Related Table IV
- Politics and Governance Professionally-Related Table IV
- Public Administration and Governance Professionally-Related Table I