Definition of Department of English

1. Noun. The academic department responsible for teaching English and American literature.

Exact synonyms: English Department
Generic synonyms: Academic Department



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Literary usage of Department of English

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1918)
"By Members of the department of English and Comparative Literature in Columbia University. Edited by Brander Matthews and Ashley Horace Thorndike. New York. ..."

2. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1894)
"Anglo-Saxon is taught in the department of English Language and Rhetoric; and also, by Dr. Helen L. Webster, in the department of Comparative Philology. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"At Columbia University a department of English was first established in 1899 by assigning to it the professor of English literature, the professor of ..."

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