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AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues, N.W.
Washington, D. C. 20016 Telephone: 244-6803



THE



American University



BULLETIN




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GRADUATE SCHOOL



Catalog Issue 1962-1964



WASHINGTON / DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA





The administrative offices of the Graduate School are located at the
Downtown Center of the University, 1901 F Street, N.W.



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Academic Calendar



FALL
SESSION




SPRIHG
SESSION



1962-1963

Classes begin
Veterans Day holiday
Thanksgiving recess
Christmas vacation
Fall session ends

1963-1964

Classes begin
Thanksgiving recess
Christmas vacation
Fall Semester ends



1962-1963

Classes begin
Washington's Birthday

holiday
Spring vacation
Memorial Day holiday
University forty-ninth annual

Commencement

1963-1964



September 17
November 12
November 22-23
December 20-January 2
January 26



September 16
November 28-December 1
December 20-January 2
January 25



February 4

February 22
April 7-14
May 30

June 9



Classes begin February 3

Washington's Birthday holiday February 22

Spring vacation March 22-29

Memorial Day holiday May 30
University fiftieth annual



Commencement



June 7



SUMMER
SESSION



Class dates are announced in the Summer Session Bulletin
published each March.



Students are requested to see each Session Bulletin pub-
lished prior to the session for a more detailed schedule.
Any changes or adjustments necessary in the academic cal-
endar above will be noted in the Session Bulletin.



The American University Bulletin is published by The American
University, Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues, Northwest, Wash-
ington, D.C., monthly except in the month of July. Second class
postage paid at Washington, D.C. Volume J8, Number 9, June,
1962.






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Student and Professor in the laboratory



Anthropology

(See Sociology and Anthropology)

Art

(See Fine and Applied Arts)



Biology

Faculty Offering Graduate Courses

Professors: Sumner O. Burhoe (Chairman) ; Alfred B. Chaet. Associate
Professor: Martha C. Sager. Assistant Professor: Paul R. Curtis. Adjunct
Professor: Herbert Seversmith. Professorial Lecturers: Ross C. Mc-
Cardle; Lester Harris. Lecturer: Joseph C. Hwang.

Graduate Degree Programs

Degrees of master of science in biology and master of science in

SCIENCE teaching

Master of Science in Biology

Course Requirements: Minimum of 30 hours of approved graduate work,

six hours of which are to be in 9.797 Master's Thesis Research.
Written Comprehensive Examinations: Two, selected from the following:

Bacteriology, Botany, Embryology, Genetics, Physiology, Zoology.
Other Requirements: Reading proficiency in technical German, French,

or Russian; thesis based on 9.797 Master's Thesis Research; and oral

defense of thesis.

Master of Science in Science Teaching

See page 70 for requirements for this degree.

Advanced Courses

(500-level courses are open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students;
600- and 700-level courses are open only to graduate students)
9.503 General Entomology (4)
9.514 Animal Histology (4)

9.517 Bio-Ecology (4)

9.518 Parasitology (A)

9.521 Modern Advances in Genetics (3)

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9.530 Biological Designs I (4)

9.531 Biological Designs II (4)

9.532 Advanced Bacteriology (4)
9.560 Endocrinology (4)

9.562 Comparative Physiology (4)

9.616 Plant Physiology (4)

9.620 Experimental Embryology (4)

9.621 Advanced Genetics (4)
9.632 Bacterial Genetics (4)
9.664 Cellular Physiology

9.797 Master's Thesis Seminar (3-6)



Chemistry

Faculty Offering Graduate Courses

Professor: Leo Schubert (Chairman); Associate Professors: Mary H.
Aldridge; Bernard Miller; James S. Swinehart. Adjunct Professors:
Daniel Banes; Frank S. Grimaldi; Wilfrid Mann. Professorial Lec-
turers: Irving Breger; Andrej Macek; John K. Taylor; William A.
Zisman. Lecturers: Jules A. Gladner; Lawrence M. Kushner; Ti Li
Loo; Alan H. Mehler; Rex Neihof; Helen M. Ondik; Jean Rother-
ham; Benton B. Westfall; William J. Whelan. Adjunct Research Pro-
fessors: Eduard Farber; Alfred Weissler. Laboratory Associate: Stephen
Hopkins.

Graduate Degree Programs
Degrees of master of science in chemistry and master of science in

SCIENCE TEACHING.

Master of Science in Chemistry

Course Requirements: Minimum of 30 credit hours of approved graduate
work, six of which must be in 15.797 Master's Thesis Seminar.

Written Comprehensive Examinations: Two, selected from Inorganic
Chemistry, (including Qualitative Analysis), Quantitative Analysis,
Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Biochemistry. A student
may not select both Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Other Requirements: Proficiency examinations in technical German,
Russian, or French; thesis with oral defense.

Master of Science in Science Teaching

See page 70 for requirements for this degree.

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Advanced Courses

(500-level courses are open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students;
600- and 700-level courses are open only to graduate students)

15.500 Physical Chemistry I (4)

15.501 Physical Chemistry II (4)
1 5.507 Chemical Literature ( 1 )

15.510 Advanced Inorganic Analytical Chemistry (3)

15.513 Electroanalytical Chemistry (3)

15.519 Inorganic Preparations (3)

15.520 Advanced Organic Chemistry 1(3)

15.521 Advanced Organic Chemistry II (3)

15.522 Qualitative-Organic Analysis (3)

15.523 Organic Preparations (3)
15.526 Heterocyclic Compounds (3)
15.528 Quantitative Organic Analysis (3)
15.530 Physical Organic Chemistry (3)

15.532 High Polymer Chemistry 1(3)

15.533 High Polymer Chemistry II (3)
15.540 Colloid and Surface Chemistry (3)

15.542 Chemical Kinetics (2)

15.543 Atomic and Molecular Spectra (3)

1 5 .544 Molecular Structure ( 3 )
15.546 Thermodynamics (3)
15.548 Heterogeneous Equilibria (3)

15.550 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 1(3)

15.551 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry II (3)
15.556 Radiochemistry (3)

15.560 Biochemistry I (4)

15.561 Biochemistry II (4)

15.562 Chemistry of Organic Drugs (3)

15.563 Enzyme Chemistry (3)

15.565 Physical Biochemistry (3)

15.566 Proteins and Amino Acids (3)
15.570 Structure of Metals (3)
15.797 Master's Thesis Seminar (3-6)



Earth Sciences

Faculty Offering Graduate Courses

Professors: John W. Prey; Matthew F. Norton (Chairman); Adjunct
Professor: George S. Switzer. Professorial Lecturers: Paul S. Bauer;
Irving Breger. Lecturer: Isidore Zietz.

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Graduate Degree Programs

Degrees of master of science in earth sciences and master of science
IN science teaching.

Master of Science in Earth Sciences

Course Requirements: A minimum of 30 credit hours of approved gradu-
ate work, 3 or 6 hours of which may be in 27.797 Thesis Research.

Written Comprehensive Examinations: Two comprehensive examinations
are required. One must be General Earth Sciences; the second is to
be chosen from one of the following three fields: Earth Sciences:
Biological; Earth Sciences: Chemical; Earth Sciences: Physical.

Other Requirements: Reading proficiency in French. German, or Russian
as evidenced ( 1 ) by satisfactory completion of an intermediate level
course or, lacking this, (2) by a proficiency examination; thesis and
oral defense of thesis.

Master of Science in Science Teaching

See page 70 for requirements for this degree.

Advanced Courses

(500-level courses are open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students;
600- and 700-Ievel courses are open only to graduate students. )

27.500 Literature of Earth Sciences (1 )

27.501 Analytical Geology (3)

27.502 Earth Science Materials (3)

27.503 Geologic History of North America (3)

27.504 World Geology (3)

27.505 Economic Geology (3)

27.506 Oceanography (3)
27.511 Engineering Geology (3)

27.521 Biological Principles in Earth Sciences C3)

27.522 Paleoecology (3)

27.531 Crystallography I (4)

27.532 CrystaUography II (4)

27.535 Chemical Principles in Earth Sciences (3)

27.541 Physical Principles in Earth Sciences (3)

27.542 Exploration Geophysics (3)

27.543 Hydrology (3)

27.544 Dynamic Meteorology (3)
27.546 Tectonophysics (3)
27.560 Volcanology (3)

27.700 Seminar in Earth Sciences (3)
27.797 Master's Thesis Research (3-6)

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Economics

Faculty Oflfering Graduate Courses

Professors: Ernst Correll; Simon Naidel; Frank M. Tamagna; Amos
E. Taylor, Associate Professor: W. Donald Bowles (Chairman). Assistant
Professor: Francis W. Gathof, Jr. Adjunct Professors: Edward L. Allen;
Lloyd D. Black; Paul Fisher; J. Herbert Furth; Warren S. Huns-
berger; George Jaszi; Gustav Peck; Murray Ross; Daniel L. Spencer.
Professorial Lecturers: George Brooks; John R. Fredland; Merrill Gay;
William S. Johnson; Samuel I. Katz; Herman P. Miller; Roland I.
Robinson; Robert Solomon; Seymour Wolfbein. Lecturers: Nicholas C.
Anagnos; L. Jay Atkinson; Frank H. H. King; Orville McDiarmid;
LouGHLiN F. McHugh; Arnold Price.

Graduate Degree Programs

Degrees of master of arts in economics, master of arts in economic

HISTORY, doctor OF PHILOSOPHY IN ECONOMICS, AND DOCTOR OF PHI-
LOSOPHY IN ECONOMIC HISTORY.

Master of Arts in Economics and Master of Arts in Economic History

Course Requirements: Minimum of 30 hours of approved graduate work,
six of which may be in 19.797 Master's Thesis Seminar (3-6).

Written Comprehensive Examinations: Two, including one in con-
temporary economic theory or the history of economic thought, and
one Other specialized field of economics or of economic history.

Other Requirements: Thesis, or completion of two approved graduate
research seminars. All candidates for the master's degree in economics
must demonstrate skill in required statistical and mathematical tech-
niques of economic analysis, normally by passing with grades of "B"
or better 19.307 Introduction to Quantitative Economics and 19.507
Quantitative Economic Analysis.

Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and Doctor of Philosophy in
Economic History

Course Requirements: Minimum of 72 hours of approved graduate work,
at least 36 (including dissertation credit) of which must be completed
in residence at The American University, and six of which must be
in 19.799 Doctor's Dissertation Seminar (3-6).

Written Comprehensive Examinations:
For the degree in economics — Five, including one in the history of
economic thought; one in contemporary economic theory; one in
economic history; one in a specialized field of economics such as money
and banking, labor economics, public finance, international trade, or
economic planning; and one in another specialized field of economics
or in a related field.

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For the degree in economic history — Five, including one in history
of economic thought or contemporary economic theory; three in
specialized fields of economic history; and one in a specialized field
of economics.
Other Requirements: Proficiency examinations in quantitative economics
(embracing the application of statistical and mathematical techniques)
and in the reading of two foreign languages, at least one of which must
be French, German, or Russian. Dissertation and oral examination
on dissertation.

Advanced Courses

(500-level courses are open to advanced undergraduates and graduate stu-
dents; 600- and 700-level courses are open only to graduate students.)

Economic Theory

19.502 National Economic Policy (3)

19.510 History of Economic Thought: Early Period (3)

19.511 History of Economic Thought: Modern Period (3)

19.512 Equilibrium Analysis I: Theory of Prices and Production (3)

19.513 Equilibrium Analysis II: Theory of Income Distribution (3)

19.514 Theory of Income and Employment (3)

19.515 Theory of Business Fluctuations (3)

19.516 Theory of Economic Development (3)

19.517 Economic Planning: Income Stabilization (3)

19.613 Contemporary Economic Thought (3)

19.614 Economic Planning: Prices, Output, Income Distribution (3)
19.616 Theory of Aggregates (3)

19.618 The Schumpeterian System (3)

19.619 Economics of Growth (3)

Quantitative Economics

19.507 Quantitative Economic Analysis (3)

19.518 Social Accounting (3)
19.547 Foundations of Business Forecasting (3)

19.557 Labor Statistics I: Labor Force (3)

19.558 Labor Statistics II: Wages and Productivity (3)

19.607 Mathematical Economics (3)

19.608 Econometrics (3)

19.620 National Income and Wealth (3)

Money, Credit, Banking _

19.520 Monetary and Banking Theory (3) ■

19.524 Commercial Banking Policies (3)

19.595 International Finance (3) j

19.621 Theory and Management of Central Banking (3) T

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Public Finance

19.529 Economics of Public Finance (3)

19.530 Fiscal Theory (3)

19.632 Advanced Fiscal Theory (3)

International Economics

19.580 International Economic Relations (3)

19.581 Economic Problems of Underdeveloped Countries (3)

19.582 Economic Problems: Latin America (3)

19.583 Economic Problems: Western Europe (3)

19.584 Structure and Operation of the Soviet Economy (3)

19.585 Economic Problems: Middle East (3)

19.586 Economic Problems: Asia (3)

19.587 Foreign Economic Policies: Problems Confronting the U. S. (3)

19.588 Comparative Foreign Economic Policies (3)

19.589 Economic Problems of the Soviet Union (3)

19.592 U. S. Tariff Policy (3)

19.593 Economic Problems: Africa (3)
19.595 Comparative Economic Systems (3)
19.680 Theory of International Trade (3)

Geography

25.521 Economic Geography: Food and Agriculture (3)

25.522 Economic Geography: Mineral Resources and Manufacturing (3)

25.523 Geographic Factors in Business and Industry (3)

25.525 Economic and Political Geography of Underdeveloped Areas (3)

25.530 World Political Geography (3)

25.531 Geography of American Regions (3)

25.532 Geography of Latin America (3)
25.540 Geography of Western Europe (3)

25.550 Geography of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (3)

25.560 Geography of Southern and Eastern Asia (3)

Agricultural and Industrial Economics

19.540 Economics of Agriculture (3)

19.541 Economics of American Industry (3)

19.543 Industrial Organization and Public Policy (3)

19.544 Public Utility Economics (3)

19.640 Current Issues of Agricultural Policies (3)

Labor Policies

19.550 History of the U. S. Labor Movement (3)

19.551 History of the European Labor Movement (3)

19.552 Labor and the Economic Order (3)

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19.553 Current Labor Problems: Domestic (3)

19.554 Comparative Labor Relations (3)

19.555 Labor and the Law (3)

19.556 Labor-Government Relationship (3)
19.650 Theory of Wages and Profits (3)

Seminars

19.710 Seminar in Economic Theory I (3)

19.711 Seminar in Economic Theory II (3)

19.712 Seminar in Research Methods and Applications (3)

19.713 Seminar in National Economic Policy (3)
19.770 Seminar in Monetary Economics (3)

19.780 Seminar in International Finance (3)

19.781 Seminar in International Economics (3)

19.783 Seminar on the Economy of the Soviet Union (3)

19.785 Seminar in Economic Problems of the Far East (3)

19.789 Seminar in Economic Development (3)

19.797 Master's Thesis Seminar (3-6)

19.799 Doctor's Dissertation Seminar (3-6)

Education

Faculty Offering Graduate Courses

Professors: Samuel Engle Burr, Jr.; John W. Devor (Chairman);
Chalmer a. Gross. Associate Professors: E. Robert Adkins; Paul D.
Leedy; Ralph Whitfield. Adjunct Professors: Wilmer F. Bennett; B.
WiLLARD DeShazo; Howard F. Didsbury, Jr.; William H. Jenkins;
Stanley V. Smith; Ward Stewart; Robert N. Walker. Professorial
Lecturers: Daniel B. Lloyd; Olive McKay; Louise S. Walker. Lecturers:
William R. Carriker; Samuel Coffey; Don Dafoe; Helen Derrick;
Estelle C. Epstein; Henry C. Gregory; Howard F. Hjelm; Bruce
Hoak; Richard Jameson; Everett E. Jarboe; Milada A. Lejkova;
George A. Male; Margaret K. Noble; Francis E. Powers; Neil Shedd;
Atlee Shidler; Sylvia K. Shugrue; Peter V. Swindler.

Graduate Degree Programs

Degrees of master of education, master of arts in education, and
doctor of education

Master of Education

Prerequisites: One course in General Psychology or equivalent; one
course in psychological statistics or equivalent; nine (9) semester
hours of undergradate work in education (minimum).

Course Requirements: Minimum of thirty (30) hours of approved grad-
uate work, including 21.504 Evaluation of Student Progress and
21.520 Advanced Psychology of Education. If the student elects not

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to write a thesis, he must take 21.795 and 21.796 Research Seminars
in Education in lieu of thesis. If a thesis is written, the student must
take 21.623 Methods and Materials of Educational Research and
three (3) or six (6) hours of 21.797 Master's Thesis Seminar.
Written Comprehensive Examinations: Each candidate must pass three
comprehensive examinations. Two of these must be taken in the
fields of education and one may be in a field outside of education if
approved by the Department of Education and the department outside
of Education. (See detailed literature of the Department of Educa-
tion.)

Master of Arts in Education

Prerequisites: Same as for Master of Education degree.

Course Requirements: Same as for Master of Education degree, with
following exceptions:

Either three (3) or six (6) hours of 21.797 Master's Thesis Seminar
must be taken; a thesis must be written; an oral examination must be
taken covering the thesis.

Written Comprehensive Examinations: Same as for Master of Education
degree, except that one comprehensive must be in either Psychology
of Education or History and Philosophy of Education.

Doctor of Education

Prerequisites: One course in general psychology or equivalent; one course
in psychological statistics or equivalent; eighteen (18) hours of under-
graduate and/or graduate work in education (minimum); some suc-
cessful teaching experience.

Course Requirements: Minimum of seventy-two (72) hours of approved
graduate work, including 21.504 Evaluation of Student Progress;
21.520 Advanced Psychology of Education; 21.610 Philosophy of
Education: Advanced; 21.623 Methods and Materials of Educational
Research; and 21.799 Doctor's Dissertation Seminar in Education.
Doctoral candidates take the dissertation seminar and present the dis-
sertation proposals before this group. At least thirty (30) hours of
course work in addition to any dissertation seminar credit must be
completed in residence at The American University.

Comprehensive examinations: Three in areas of education; one in a sub-
ject-matter field; and one either in education or in some area outside
of education. Of the comprehensives in education, two must be in
core fields, as follows: one in either Psychology of Education or
History and Philosophy of Education and one in School Administra-
tion and Supervision.

Other Requirements: Proficiency in two tools of research. These should
be actual "tools" and not merely "hurdles" to be achieved in the
process of work toward the doctorate. An oral examination on the
dissertation must be passed after the dissertation is accepted.

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Professional Certificates

Graduate professional certificates are offered in the following fields, in co-
operation with the University's Division of General and Special Studies:
School Administration and Supervision; Secondary Education; Elementary
Education; and The Work of the School Psychologist (in cooperation with
the Department of Psychology). These certificates may be issued upon com-
pletion of thirty (30) hours of acceptable graduate course work beyond
the master's degree. Detailed information may be obtained from the De-
partment of Education.

Advanced Courses

(500-level courses are open to graduate students and advanced undergrad-
uates; 600- and 700-level courses are open only to graduate students.)

Foundations of Education

21.500 History of Education in American Culture (3)

21.501 Philosophy of Education (3)
21.504 Evaluation of Student Progress (3)

21.517 The School and Modern Social Problems (3)

21.520 Advanced Psychology of Education (3)

21.527 Mental Health Aspects of Education (3)

21.575 History of Education in Western Culture (3)

21.610 Philosophy of Education: Advanced (3)

21.623 Methods and Materials of Educational Research (3)



Elementary Education

21.516 Special Educational Programs for the Handicapped (3)

21.518 Special Educational Programs for Retarded Pupils (3)

21.519 Physical Science for Elementary School Teachers (3)

21.521 Biological and Geological Sciences for Elementary School Teachers

(3)

21.522 Special Educational Programs for Gifted Pupils (3)
21.542 Curriculum Construction in Elementary Schools (3)
21.642 Current Trends and Practices in Elementary Education (3)

Secondary Education

21.515 The Core Curriculum in Elementary and Junior High Schools (3)

21.516 Special Educational Programs for the Handicapped (3)
21.518 Special Educational Programs for Retarded Pupils (3)
21.522 Special Educational Programs for Gifted Pupils (3)
21.640 Curriculum Construction in Secondary Schools (3)

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School Administration and Supervision

21.502 The Teacher and Educational Administration (3)

21.561 Supervision of Student Teachers (3)

21.650 Essentials of School Law (3)

21.661 Elementary School Administration (3)

21.662 Secondary School Administration (3)

21.663 Problems of School Management (3)
21.670 School Supervision (3)

Comparative and International Education

21.580 Problems in Federal Educational Policy (3)

21.581 Issues and Programs of International Education (3)

21.615 Comparative Education I: The Western World (3)

21.616 Comparative Education II: The Orient (3)

Workshops, Seminars and Internships

21.566 Practical Procedures for Use in Today's Schools 1(3)

21 .567 Practical Procedures for Use in Today's Schools II (3)
21.710 Seminar in Teaching (3)

21.795 Research Seminar in Education (3)

21.796 Research Seminar in Education (3)

21.797 Master's Thesis Seminar (3-6)

21.799 Doctor's Dissertation Seminar in Education (3-6)



English



Faculty Offering Graduate Courses

Professors: Merritt C. Batchelder (Director of Graduate Studies);
Charles M. Clark (Chairman); Rudolph von Abele. Associate Profes-
sors: Mary M. Patton; Louise Young. Assistant Professors: Arthur D.
Golby; Francis Zapatka. Instructors: Jeanne Masengill; Martin J.
Smith. Adjunct Professors: Edwin E. Gunberg; Ralph Robin. Professorial
Lecturer: Barbara Nolen. Lecturer: C. Bowie Millican.

Graduate Degree Programs

Degree of master of arts in English

Course Requirements: A minimum of 30 hours of approved graduate
work, including six hours in 23.797 Master's Thesis Seminar.

Written Comprehensive Examinations: Three, including one in the
literary history of England, or in the literary history of the United
States or in the history of the English language; one in a selected
period of English or American literature with special emphasis on a

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writer of the period; and one in a related field of literature, language
or other appropriate subject matter, as approved by the department.
Other Requirements: Thesis and proficiency examination in French or
German.

Advanced Courses

(500-level courses are open to graduate students and advanced under-
graduates; 700-level courses are open only to graduate students.)

23.503 History of the English Language (3)

23.504 Modern American English (3)

23.510 Creative Writing I (3)

23.511 Creative Writing II (3)

23.520 Chaucer I (3)

23.521 Chaucer II (3)

23.522 English Drama: 10th Century to 1642 (3)

23.523 Renaissance Literature (3)

23.524 Shakespeare I (3)

23.525 Shakespeare II (3)

23.526 Seventeenth Century Literature (3)

23.527 Milton (3)

23.528 Studies in 1 8th Century Literature (3)

23.530 Restoration and 18th Century Drama (3)

23.531 The English Novel I (3)

23.532 The English Novel II (3)

23.533 Romantic Literature I (3)

23.534 Romantic Literature II (3)

23.535 Victorian Literature (3)

23.536 Victorian Poetry (3)

23.537 Modern British Literature (3)

23.540 Emerson and His Era (3)

23.541 Howells and His Era (3)

23.542 The Romantic Tradition (3)

23.543 The Realist Tradition (3)

23.544 The American Novel I (3)

23.546 The American Novel II (3)

23.547 Modern American Literature (3)

23.548 American Folklore (3)

23.549 Modern British and American Drama (3)

23.550 Classical Drama (3)

23.552 Comparative Literature I (3)

23.553 Comparative Literature II (3)

23.554 Contemporary European Literature (3)

23.555 Modern European Fiction 1(3)

23.556 Modern European Fiction II (3)

23.557 Modern European Drama (3)
23.563 Children's Literature (3)

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