2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 14, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 2275 - Popular Lyrics


Prerequisite: ENGL 1110  or ENGL 1112  or ENGL 1113 . Popular lyrics from the songs of the Jazz Age, the Depression, and World War II to rock’n’roll and the music video revolution of today. Through printed lyrics, recordings, and videos played in class, such topics as the American Dream, love and relationships, the changing image of women, teen angst, and war and protest will be traced in the songs of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, and Rogers and Hammerstein; from Tin Pan Alley and Broadway to the Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Paul Simon; from rhythm & blues and country & western to folk, rock, and rap. 3 credits