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B.A. in English Literature & Writing

Earn your bachelor's degree in English literature and writing from Marylhurst

Now accepting admission applications for fall 2015.

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All students in the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English Literature & Writing program take a core set of courses designed to offer a solid foundation in literature and writing. Through these core courses, we seek to encourage critical engagement with literary and cultural texts, and infuse literary study with an understanding of the connection between literature, history and writing.

Specialize your English literature and writing degree

You may choose from three concentrations that emphasize different aspects of literary studies. Within each concentration, our core curriculum focuses on interpretation, composition and creativity.

Career paths for English literature and writing graduates

You will graduate from Marylhurst with skills in critical thinking, writing and analysis — skills highly valued by graduate schools and prospective employers. Graduates often enter professions or pursue graduate studies in fields such as teaching, publishing, law, journalism, university administration, library science, Web design, public relations and business.

 

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Faculty Receive Oregon Book Awards

Two faculty members in the English department, Emily Kendal Frey and Andrea Stolowitz, received Oregon Book Awards in April 2015.

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July 11, 2015

Macbeth

Portland Actors Ensemble celebrates 45 years as Portland's free Shakespeare-in-the-Parks. Bring a blanket or a beach chair, pack a picnic supper,...

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August 08, 2015

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Original Practice Shakespeare performs using the same techniques as they did in Shakespeare's own time. Bring a blanket or a beach chair, pack a ...

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August 22, 2015

The Taming of the Shrew

Portland Actors Ensemble celebrates 45 years as Portland's free Shakespeare-in-the-Parks. Bring a blanket or a beach chair, pack a picnic supper,...

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