English 190

Research Seminar: Emerson and Thoreau


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
3 Spring 2010 Breitwieser, Mitchell
Breitwieser, Mitchell
MW 12-1:30 301 Wheeler
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Other Readings and Media

Emerson , Ralph Waldo: Nature and Selected Essays; Thoreau, Henry David: A Week on the Concord and Merrimac Rivers ; Thoreau, Henry David: Walden and Civil Disobedience; Thoreau, Henry David: The Maine Wood; Thoreau, Henry David: Cape Cod; Thoreau, Henry David: The Journals of Henry David Thoreau 1837-1861; Plato: Symposium

Description

A close and careful reading of these two friends and writers, with an emphasis on the connection they draw between ecological experience and spiritual self-discovery. Two ten page essays will be required, as will regular attendance and participation.

English 190 replaced English 100 and 150 as of Fall '09. English majors may fulfill the seminar requirement for the major by taking one section of English 190 (or by having taken either English 100 or English 150 before Fall '09). Please read the paragraph on page 2 of this Announcement of Classes for more details about enrolling in or wait-listing for this course.

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