MWF 2:00-2:50 Frazer 172B; Dr. Lund (Trailer 1G; 395-2168; Office Hours: MW 10:00-10:50; TTR 1:45-2:45; and by appointment. http://web.lwc.edu/staff/mlund/mlund.html
Texts: The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume
II, Seventh Edition. ed. M. H. Abrams et al.
Nvel Shute, Trustee from the Toolroom (Stratus)
Specific selections for authors in the Norton Anthology will be announced in class.
Course Objectives: An understanding of our cultural heritage as revealed in literature, its movements and traditions.
January 13: Introduction
15: Trustee (pp. 1-42)
17: Thomas Hardy, A. E. Housman
20: WWI Poets: Sassoon, Owen,
22: Trustee (pp. 43-93)
24: William Butler Yeats (t.b.a.)
27: E.M. Forester
29: Trustee (pp. 94-125)
31: D. H. Lawrence
February 3: James Joyce
5: Trustee (125-174)
7: Virginia Woolf
10: Joyce, from Ulysses
12: Trustee (175-212)
17: No class; President's
19: Trustee (213-249)
21: Katherine Mansfield
24: Jean Rhys,
26: Trustee (250-305)
28: No class; reading day
5: Dylan Thomas
7: Lagaan (video); discussion and/or quiz; Paper # 1 Due
* * * Spring Break * * *
17: World War II poets
19: Doris Lessing
24: Nadine Gordimer,
31: Philip Larkin,
April 2: Harold Pinter
9: V. S. Naipaul
14: Edna O'Brien
16: Anita Desai
18: Lagaan; Paper # 2 Due
21: Tom Stoppard
23: Salman Rushdie
May 2: Final Exam: 8:00-10:30
Course Requirements: read in advance the material listed below
for discussion on the dates shown (200 points); write one short critical
paper (100 points); write one paper including historical and critical sources
(100 points); write two essay exams on material read and discussed in class
(200 points); write an essay final exam on the material of the course (200
points). Unannounced quizzes will be given to determine if
the reading is being done on time; the average of these quizzes is worth
200 points. You should save all returned written work from the course
for one semester. Grading scale: 90%=A; 80%=B; 70%=C; 60%=D;
less than 60%=F.
Attendance Policy: The attendance policy for this course is the same as the college policy in the College Catalog and the Student Handbook. Unexcused absences for more than 10% of classes may lower a final grade one letter. Absence, excused and/or unexcused, from more than 25% of classes may be an automatic F in the course.
Honor Code: Students are expected to abide by the college Honor Code.
Inclement Weather: If the college closes for inclement weather, students should continue work as outlined above.
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