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Spring 2016-2017
* ENG 341 (LA)   No Pass/D/Fail

The Later Romantics

Susan J. Wolfson

The flamboyant second generation of British Romantics: Keats, Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Byron, Hemans, Austen. Careful attention to texts--ranging from novels, to odes, to romances, and modern epics--in historical and cultural contexts, with primary focus on literary imagination.

Sample reading list:
John Keats, poetry and letters,
Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Percy Shelley, poetry and prose,
Lord Byron, poetry and letters,
Felicia Hemans, poetry,
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Three short essays. Several "think pages"--one paragraph (or more) email posts to the seminar, at least 12 hours before our meeting. Discussion typically takes shape around these postings, and often starts in advance of the actual class meeting, over email.

Requirements/Grading:
Papers - 75%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Other information:
Distribution Requirement: Modernity

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40091 S01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm M W   McCosh Hall   40   Enrolled:8 Limit:25