Students majoring in Creative Writing may choose to submit creative work (poems or stories; a play or a novel) as their thesis.
A substantial critical introduction to such a thesis is generally required.

Comprehensive Examination

All candidates for the M.A. in English with a concentration in literature and creative writing must pass two examinations before they enroll in Thesis Writing. One examination is based on a reading list common to all such programs. The second examination is in the area of concentration. Within English and American Literature, the following may be chosen:

  • The Beginning of English Literature
  • English Literature of the Renaissance
  • Seventeenth-Century English Literature
  • Eighteenth-Century English Literature
  • Nineteenth-Century English Literature
  • American Literature to 1900
  • English and American Literature of the Twentieth Century

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Foreign students are subject to additional fees.

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