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Literature Concentration

Literature Concentration

Literature at Messiah College

The literature concentration is part of the English major at Messiah College. As a student in the literature concentration, you’ll study particular genres of literature—including British literature, American literature and postcolonial and world literature—in addition to taking critical theory and writing courses. You also choose from a wide array of courses devoted to periods, geographical areas, ethnicities, genres and individual authors from Shakespeare to Nabokov.

Through the program, you’ll learn to study literature using a variety of critical thinking and writing skills to become a perceptive reader, insightful thinker and responsible writer. 

Job for graduates of the literature concentration:

  • Editor
  • Teacher
  • Publisher
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Researcher

English Major

The literature concentration is offered through the English major.
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