Brooklyn College Of The City University Of New York

Division of Graduate Studies

English

Address:

2900 Bedford Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11210

United States

Phone:

1-718-951-4536

Fax:

1-718-951-5076

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

English

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The master of arts in English program immerses students in literature dating from the Middle Ages through the present. Through the study and analysis of a variety of literary texts, critical and theoretical approaches (including, among others, new historicism, reader-response theory, deconstruction, feminist criticism, and post-colonial studies), and historical concepts, students are afforded the opportunity to develop individual interpretations of texts and to evaluate controversies surrounding the canon. Small-group tasks, oral presentations, short papers, and longer research papers complement lectures, discussions, and examinations. Travel and research grants are available to our students, several of whom have presented at graduate colloquia at Brooklyn College and at other universities throughout the country and abroad, or have had papers accepted for publication in journals.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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