This course examines a varied combination of English, American, and world literature of the twentieth century. The specific focus will change from year to year. A given course may be organized according to genre (fiction, poetry, or drama), topic (e. g. Southern Renaissance, expatriate literature of the 1920's, "Joyce, Yeats, and Eliot" or "Williams, Miller, O'Neill). Students will produce a research paper/project commensurate with the program's standards for graduate level classes. Course credit 3 hours. Offered every spring semester May be repeated for up to nine hours of total credit if topic changes.