Recent Courses

Our recent course offerings include the following:

  • Chaucer, the Pearl-Poet, and the Visual Arts
  • Methods and Problems in Studying Shakespeare
  • Ulysses
  • The Concord Writers
  • American Poetry, 1950 to Present
  • Topics in Modern British Literature
  • The American Slave Narrative
  • Mass Culture and the Modern American Novel
  • Feminist Fiction and Feminist Theory
  • The Harlem Renaissance
  • Critical Theory
  • Eighteenth-Century British Fiction
  • Charting the Self in Postmodern American Poetry
  • Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde and Minor Poems
  • Romanticism and History
  • Yeats and Irish Culture
  • African-American Poetics and the Novel
  • Seventeenth-Century Poetry and Prose
  • Nineteenth-Century British Fiction
  • Virginia Woolf, Novelist and Feminist
  • American Gothic
  • New England Transcendentalism
  • Freaking Swift and Franklin
  • Topics in Modern American Literature: Call and Response
  • Postmodern Narrative
  • Post-Colonial African Literature and Theory

Contact Us

Villanova University
Department of English
St. Augustine Center
Room 402
800 Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085

Dr. Evan Radcliffe
Graduate Program Director
Phone: (610) 519-4648

Brooke Erdman
Graduate Program Coordinator
Phone: (610) 519-7826