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Recent Submissions

  • Pryor, Jaclyn (2017-01)
    An examination of the uses of performance theory for reading 19th, 20th, and 21st- century American literature. This course uses performance theory, which grapples with questions of embodiment, eventfulness, gesture, ...
  • Solomon, Asali (2017-01)
    Students in the Advanced Fiction Workshop will not only continue to hone the basic elements of their fiction, including character development, dialogue,plot and prose style, but will focus much of their efforts on revision ...
  • Devaney, Thomas (2017-01)
    The seminar is an investigation of music in American literature. Walt Whitman was immersed in opera; Emily Dickinson was steeped in the hymnbook; Zora Neale Hurston in folksong; Amiri Baraka in the blues and bebop;John ...
  • The Novel 
    Mohan, Rajeswari (2017-01)
    This course is a survey of the British novel in the 20th C, during which radical transformations were wrought in conventions of realism, characterization, plot, and narration. Texts include novels by Conrad, Woolf, Joyce, ...
  • Mohan, Rajeswari (2017-01)
    This course will focus on writings by women from a range of postcolonial societies, and examine the ways they intervene in and energize aesthetic and political discourses that critique gender arrangements. In particular, ...
  • McInerney, Maud (2017-01)
    Readings in the English-language poetry of Scotland, Ireland and Wales. This course will explore works by Dylan Thomas, W.B. Yeats, Hugh MacDiarmaid and Seamus Heaney, as well as those of more recent poets such as Paul ...
  • Finley, Stephen (2017-01)
    Texts mostly 19th and 20th c. American, beginning with Thoreau. Topics: cultural production of landscape (rural and urban), environmental history, place studies, ecology. Visual resources: American landscape painting, and ...
  • Finley, Stephen (2017-01)
    A study of the Bible and its diverse genres, including legendary history, law, chronicle, psalm, love-song and dirge, prophecy, gospel, epistle, and eschatology. This study is accompanied by an extremely various collection ...