English 175

Upper Division Coursework: Representations of Disability in Literature

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2005 Kleege, Georgina
Kleege, Georgina
TTh 9:30-11 106 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Barker, P: Regeneration; de la Mare, W: Memoirs of a Midget; Hathaway, K: The Little Locksmith; Joyce, J: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man; McCullers, C: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter; Medoff, M: Children of a Lesser God; Shakespeare, W: Richard III; plus a course packet of short fiction and excerpts from other works.


We will examine the ways disability is portrayed in a variety of works of fiction, autobiography and drama. We will also screen some film versions of these texts. Writing assignments will include two short (5-8 page) critical essays and a take-home final examination.

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