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Fall 2019

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

Lectures MW 12-1 in 159 Mulford + one hour of discussion section per week in various locations (sec. 101: F 11-12; sec. 102: F 11-12; sec. 103: F 12-1; sec. 104: F 12-1; sec. 105: Th 1-2; sec. 107: Th 2-3)

What is the English literary tradition? Where did it come from? What are its distinctive habits, questions, styles, obsessions? This course will answer these and other questions by focusing on five key writers from the Middle Ages and the Renaissan...(read more)

Nolan, Maura
Fall 2019

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

Lectures MW 2-3 in 101 Morgan + one hour of discussion section per week in various locations (sec. 101: F 1-2; sec. 102: F 1-2; sec. 103: F 2-3; sec. 104: F 2-3; sec. 105: Th 9-10; sec. 107: Th 10-11)

Do written words cause revolutions, and how might literature aid, absorb, or elude transformations of the social world? This course surveys the revolutionary middle of literary history in English, from 1688 to1848: a period dr...(read more)

Goldstein, Amanda Jo
Fall 2019

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

Lectures MW 10-11 in 159 Mulford + one hour of discussion section per week in various locations (sec. 101: F 9-10; sec. 102: F 9-10; sec. 103: F 10-11; sec. 104: F 10-11; sec. 105: Th 11-12; sec. 107: Th 1-2)

This course will survey British, American, and global Anglophone literature from the end of the 19th century through the beginning of the 21st. Moving across a number of genres and movements, this course will examine the ...(read more)

Gang, Joshua
Fall 2019

53/1

Asian American Literature and Culture:
Voice, Text, Image

MWF 1-2

This is a brand-new lecture and discussion course that provides a survey of early to contemporary Asian American literary and cultural production. We'll study the broad range of forms that have served as vehicles of Asian American pol...(read more)

Leong, Andrew Way
Spring 2019

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

Lectures MW 1-2 in 3 LeConte + one hour of discussion section per week in various locations (sec. 101: F 1-2; sec. 102: F 1-2; sec. 103: F 2-3; sec. 104: F 2-3; sec. 105: Thurs. 11-12; sec. 106: Thurs. 2-3)

English 45A introduces students to the foundations of literary writing in Britain, from the early Middle Ages to the Renaissance and English Civil War. This semester I'd like to focus on how that foundational narrative—the story of how Br...(read more)

Landreth, David
Spring 2019

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

Lectures MW 11-12 in 3 LeConte + one hour of discussion section per week in various locations (sec. 101: F 9-10; sec. 102: F 9-10; sec. 103: F 11-12; sec. 104: F 11-12; sec. 105: Thurs. 9-10; sec. 106: Thurs. 10-11)

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish and North American prose fiction, autobiography, and poetry from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new, multinational British state with the political incorporation of Scotland...(read more)

Duncan, Ian
Spring 2019

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

Lectures MW 2-3 in 159 Mulford + one hour of discussion section per week in various locations (sec. 101: F 9-10; sec. 102: F 12-1; sec. 103: F 12-1; sec. 104: F 2-3; sec. 105: Thurs. 9-10; sec. 106: Thurs. 10-11)

This course examines radical changes and unexpected continuities in literature in English from 1850 to (almost) the present.  We will read poetry and fiction from Britain, Ireland, North America and Africa in order to explore a range of litera...(read more)

Flynn, Catherine
Fall 2018

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

Lectures MW 1-2 + one hour of discussion section per week (sec. 101: F 1-2; sec. 102: F 2-3; sec. 103: F 1-2; sec. 105: Thurs. 2-3; sec. 106: Thurs. 4-5; sec. 107: Thurs. 2-3; sec. 108: Thurs. 4-5)

This course will introduce students to Chaucer, Spenser, Marlowe, Donne, and Milton; to literary history as a mode of inquiry; and to the analysis of the way literature makes meaning, produces emotional experience, and shapes the way human beings t...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Fall 2018

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

Lectures: MW 9-10 + one hour of discussion section per week (sec. 101: F 9-10; sec. 102: F 10-11; sec. 104: F 12-1; sec. 105: F 9-10; sec. 107: Th 9-10; sec 108: Th 11-12; sec. 109: Th 9-10; sec. 110: Th 11-12)

As we read works produced in a period of tumultuous change, we shall consider those works as zones of contact, reflecting and sometimes negotiating conflict. In a world of expanding global commerce (imports like tea suddenly becoming commonplace in...(read more)

Sorensen, Janet
Fall 2018

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

Lectures: MW 12-1 + one hour of discussion section per week (sec. 102: F 12-1; sec. 103: F 9-10; sec. 104: F 1-2; sec. 105: F 12-1; sec. 107: Thurs. 1-2; sec. 108: Thurs. 2-3; sec. 109: Thurs. 1-2; sec. 110: Thurs. 2-3)

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Goble, Mark
Spring 2018

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

Lectures MW 3-4 + one hour of discussion section per week (sec. 101: F 9-10; sec. 102: F 3-4; sec. 103: Thurs. 10-11; sec. 104: Thurs. 11-12; sec. 105: F 12-1; sec. 106: F 1-2)

This is a story of discovering, then forgetting, then discovering again the fact that a particular language can be used not only for communication but also for creation. At the beginning of our story Caedmon, a shepherd, is called upon in his dream...(read more)

Marno, David
Spring 2018

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

Lectures MW 10-11 + one hour of discussion section per week (sec. 101: F 10-11; sec. 102: F 1-2; sec. 103: Thurs. 9-10; sec. 104: Thurs. 10-11)

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Tamarkin, Elisa
Spring 2018

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

Lectures MW 12-1 + one hour of discussion section per week (sec. 201: F 10-11; sec. 202: F 12-1)

An introductory survey or “tasting menu” of writing in English from the last words of John Milton to the early poems of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. This period saw revolutions in England, America and France, civil war in the new U...(read more)

Turner, James Grantham
Spring 2018

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

Lectures MW 1-2 + one hour of discussion section per week (sec. 101: F 12-1; sec. 102: F 1-2; sec. 103: Thurs. 9-10; sec. 104: Thurs. 10-11; sec. 105: F 11-12; sec. 106: F 12-1; sec. 107: F 10-11; sec. 108: F 1-2)

This course will survey a range of modern English-language literature (novels, poetry, and drama), paying particular attention to the ways in which literary form has responded to the rapid social and cultural changes of modernity. These c...(read more)

Zhang, Dora
Fall 2017

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

In this course we will read some of the best books ever written in English, and the course will try to treat both you and those books seriously and justly. The course will give you a sense of the shape of literary history from the earlier middle ag...(read more)

Justice, Steven
Fall 2017

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

This course focuses on three major works of late medieval and early modern English literature: Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Spenser’s Faerie Queene, and Milton’s Paradise Lost.  We’ll discuss t...(read more)

Knapp, Jeffrey
Fall 2017

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

As we read works produced in a period of tumultuous change, we shall consider those works as zones of contact, reflecting and sometimes negotiating conflict. In a world of expanding global commerce (imports like tea suddenly becoming commonplace in...(read more)

Sorensen, Janet
Fall 2017

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

Our course begins at sea, with the “violent storm” and shipwreck of Gulliver’s Travels, and ends with Benito Cereno’s strange maritime encounter at “a small, desert, uninhabited island” off the ...(read more)

Goldsmith, Steven
Fall 2017

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This course will survey British, American, and global Anglophone literature from the end of the 19th century through the beginning of the 21st. Moving across a number of genres and movements, this course will examine the ...(read more)

Gang, Joshua
Fall 2017

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

This course will focus on the formal consequences of the cultural and social revolutions of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. After examining the changes in narrative strategy and poetic diction that have come to be known as "...(read more)

Abel, Elizabeth
Spring 2017

45A/1

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

English 45A introduces students to the foundations of literary writing in Britain, from the early Middle Ages to the Renaissance and English Civil War. This semester I'd like to focus on how that foundational narrative--the story of how Britis...(read more)

Landreth, David
Spring 2017

45B/1

Literature in English:
Mid-17th to Late-19th Century

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish and North American prose fiction, autobiography, and poetry from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new, multinational British state with the political incorporation of Scotlan...(read more)

Duncan, Ian
Spring 2017

45C/1

Literature in English:
Late-19th through the 20th Century

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

This course will survey British, American, and global Anglophone literature from the end of the 19th century through the beginning of the 21st. Moving across a number of genres and movements, this course will examine the ways...(read more)

Gang, Joshua
Spring 2017

45C/2

Literature in English:
Late-19th through the 20th Century

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

This course examines radical changes and unexpected continuities in literature in English from 1850 to (almost) the present.  We will read poetry and fiction from Britain, Ireland, North America and Africa in order to explore a range of liter...(read more)

Flynn, Catherine
Fall 2016

45A/1

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

In this course we will read some of the best books ever written in English, and the course will try to treat both you and those books seriously and justly. The course will give you a sense of the shape of literary history from the earlier middle a...(read more)

Justice, Steven
Fall 2016

45A/2

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

This course will introduce you to some central works from the earlier centuries of English literary history in order to help you develop strategies within which to read early literatures. Its particular focus on Beowulf, the Canterbur...(read more)

O'Brien O'Keeffe, Katherine
Fall 2016

45B/1

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

As we read works produced in a period of tumultuous change, we shall consider those works as zones of contact, reflecting and sometimes negotiating conflict. In a world of expanding global commerce (imports like tea suddenly beco...(read more)

Sorensen, Janet
Fall 2016

45B/2

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

This course has two fundamental purposes. The first is to provide a broad working overview of the development of literature in English, from the end of the 17th century, in the wake of civil war, revolution, and restoration in England, to the mid-...(read more)

Blanton, C. D.
Fall 2016

45C/1

Literature in English:
Late-19th through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

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Falci, Eric
Fall 2016

45C/2

Literature in English:
Late-19th through the 20th Century

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

This course examines a range of British and American texts from the period with an emphasis on literary history and its social and political contexts. We will focus on the emergence, development, and legacy of modernism as a set of formal innovati...(read more)

Goble, Mark
Spring 2016

26/1

Introduction to the Study of Poetry

TTh 12:30-2

In this course we’ll read poems together, intensively, across a long historical span, a variety of contexts (cultural, philosophical, political), and a wide range of modes, forms, genres, styles and techniques. We’ll respond to poems, ...(read more)

Schweik, Susan
Spring 2016

45A/1

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 12-1; discussion sections F 12-1

In this course we will read some of the best books ever written in English, and the course will try to treat both you and those books seriously and justly. The course will give you a sense of the shape of literary history from the earli...(read more)

Justice, Steven
Spring 2016

45A/2

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 1-2; discussion sections F 1-2

This is a story of discovering, then forgetting, then discovering again the fact that a particular language can be used not only for communication but also for creation. At the beginning of our story Caedmon, a shepherd, is called upon in his drea...(read more)

Marno, David
Spring 2016

45B/1

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 10-11; discussion sections F 10-11

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish and North American prose fiction, autobiography, and poetry from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new, multinational British state with the political incorporation of Scotlan...(read more)

Duncan, Ian
Spring 2016

45B/2

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 2-3; discussion sections F 2-3

As we read works produced in a period of tumultuous change, we shall consider those works as zones of contact, reflecting and sometimes negotiating conflict. In a world of expanding global commerce (imports like tea suddenly beco...(read more)

Sorensen, Janet
Spring 2016

45C/1

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This course will involve close readings of texts by those whom I consider indispensable authors who define significant parameters for literature in England and in the US from about 1870-1950, with a final novel by the South African write...(read more)

Altieri, Charles F.
Spring 2016

45C/2

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 3-4; discussion sections F 3-4

Note that the instructor, book list, and course description of this section of English 45C have changed (as of Nov. 9, 2015).

This course will provide an overview of the aesthetic shifts captured by such terms as realism, modernism, and pos...(read more)

Lee, Steven S.
Fall 2015

27/2

Introduction to the Study of Fiction

This section of English 27 has been canceled.

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Fall 2015

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 2-3; discussion sections F 2-3

This course will introduce students to Chaucer, Spenser, Marlowe, Donne, and Milton; to literary history as a mode of inquiry; and to the analysis of the way literature makes meaning, produces emotional experience, and shapes the way human beings ...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Fall 2015

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 3-4; discussion sections F 3-4

This course will concentrate on Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Spenser’s Faerie Queene(Book I), and Milton’s Paradise Lost; additional works from the Norton Anthology will be read for literary and h...(read more)

Nelson, Alan H.
Fall 2015

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 12-1; discussion sections F 12-1

This course has two fundamental purposes. The first is to provide a broad working overview of the development of literature in English, from the end of the 17th century, in the wake of civil war, revolution, and restoration in England, to the mid-...(read more)

Blanton, C. D.
Fall 2015

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 1-2; discussion sections F 1-2

This course is an introduction to British and American literature from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth century....(read more)

Puckett, Kent
Fall 2015

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 10-11; discussion sections F 10-11

This course will provide an overview of the aesthetic shifts captured by such terms as realism, modernism, and postmodernism, with an emphasis on the relation between literary form and historical context. We will explore how literature responds to...(read more)

Lee, Steven S.
Fall 2015

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 11-12; discussion sections F 11-12

This course will survey a range of English-language works spanning more than a century, examining the upheavals in literary forms during this period in relation to their historical and socio-political contexts. We will give prominence to the moder...(read more)

Zhang, Dora
Spring 2015

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

We will study the changing nature of creative writing “through” Milton, Spenser and Chaucer, but the point is to introduce many voices rather than studying just three authors. 45 is a lower-division course, a pre-required gateway ...(read more)

Turner, James Grantham
Spring 2015

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

What is the English literary tradition?  Where did it come from? What are its distinctive habits, questions, styles, obsessions? This course will answer these and other questions by focusing on five key writers from the Middle Ages and t...(read more)

Nolan, Maura
110 Barrows
Spring 2015

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

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Puckett, Kent
Spring 2015

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

A survey of British and American literature from 1688 through the mid-nineteenth century.  We will look at how literary genres evolve alongside new kinds of knowledge and understanding, with particular attention to the changing place of liter...(read more)

Tamarkin, Elisa
213 Wheeler
Spring 2015

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This course will survey British, Irish, and American literature from the mid-nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth. We will try to evoke some of the key aesthetic, cultural, and socio-political trends that characterized the movements of mod...(read more)

Falci, Eric
Spring 2015

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

In this course, we will read and discuss a broad range of British and American literary writing spanning well over a century, with a primary focus on early twentieth-century modernist fiction and poetry. Topics for discussion will include the role...(read more)

Snyder, Katherine
Fall 2014

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

This course will focus on three extraordinary works of late medieval and early modern English literature:  Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Spenser's Faerie Queene, and Milton's Paradise Lost.  We'll...(read more)

Knapp, Jeffrey
Fall 2014

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

In this course you will explore some of the great foundational works of English literature, ranging from the very earliest period up to Milton's Paradise Lost. In the process, you will learn to understand--and even speak!--the forms o...(read more)

Thornbury, Emily V.
Fall 2014

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

As we read works produced in a period of often tumultuous change, we shall consider those works as zones of contact, reflecting and sometimes negotiating conflict. In a world of expanding global commerce (imports like tea suddenly becoming commonp...(read more)

Sorensen, Janet
Fall 2014

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 3-4 + discussion secctions F 3-4

On the face of it, English 45B seems like a “neither/nor” course; neither a course in the great English "originals" (Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton) nor a course in “modern(ist)” literature. It represents n...(read more)

Langan, Celeste
Fall 2014

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This course provides an overview of the many literary innovations now grouped under the term “modernism,” as well as their relations to the historical and social disruptions associated with the term “modernity.”  After...(read more)

Lee, Steven S.
Fall 2014

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

This course examines a range of British and American texts from the period with an emphasis on literary history and its social and political contexts. We will focus on the emergence, development, and legacy of modernism as a set of formal innovati...(read more)

Goble, Mark
Spring 2014

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This course will introduce students to Chaucer, Spenser, Marlowe, Donne, and Milton; to literary history as a mode of inquiry; and to the analysis of the way literature makes meaning, produces emotional experience, and shapes the way human beings ...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Spring 2014

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

Our course begins at sea, with the “violent storm” and shipwreck of Gulliver’s Travels, and ends at sea in Moby-Dick, with the Pequod sinking in a “vortex” just above the equator in the...(read more)

Goldsmith, Steven
Spring 2014

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish, and North American prose fiction, autobiography, and poetry from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new...(read more)

Duncan, Ian
Spring 2014

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

This course will focus on the formal consequences of the social and cultural revolutions of the early twentieth century. We will examine the changes in narrative strategy and voice and the transformations of poetic syntax and diction that have com...(read more)

Abel, Elizabeth
Spring 2014

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

This course examines radical changes and unexpected continuities in literature in English from the middle of the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth century.  We will read poetry and fiction from Britain, Ireland, North America, an...(read more)

Flynn, Catherine
Summer 2014

N20/1

Modern British and American Literature

MTuTh 10-12

Virginia Woolf famously wrote that “on or about December 1910, human character changed.” In her view, the exciting and experimental works of modernism—written by authors like T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, and Woolf herself—came ...(read more)

Creasy, CFS
Fall 2013

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

We will study the changing nature of creative writing "through" Milton, Spenser and Chaucer, but the point is to introduce many voices rather than studying just three authors. 45 is a lower-division course, the pre-required gateway to th...(read more)

Turner, James Grantham
Fall 2013

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

This course offers an introduction to English literary history from the late fourteenth to the late seventeenth centuries. Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, Edmund Spenser&rs...(read more)

Goodman, Kevis
Fall 2013

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

As we read works produced in a period of often tumultuous change, we shall consider those works as zones of contact, reflecting and sometimes negotiating conflict. In a world of expanding global commerce (imports like tea suddenly becoming commonp...(read more)

Sorensen, Janet
Fall 2013

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

This course traces the expansion and transformation of English literature, from an insular cultural form to an incipient global fact, from a writing produced in England to a writing produced in English. We will begin in the wake of one civil war (...(read more)

Blanton, C. D.
Fall 2013

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This course will survey British, Irish, and American literature from the mid-nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth. We will try to evoke some of the key aesthetic...(read more)

Falci, Eric
Fall 2013

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 1-2

This course examines a range of British and American texts from the period with an emphasis on literary history and its social and political contexts. We will focus on the emergence, development, and legacy of modernism as a set of formal innovati...(read more)

Goble, Mark
Spring 2013

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

Edmund Spenser admired and imitated Geoffrey Chaucer; John Milton admired and imitated both Chaucer and Spenser. This kind of admiration and imitation constitutes “literary tradition.” Early modern English authors looked not only to na...(read more)

Nelson, Alan H.
Spring 2013

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

This course will introduce students to Chaucer, Spenser, Marlowe, Donne, and Milton; to literary history as a mode of inquiry;  and to the analysis of the way literature makes meaning, produces emotional experience, and shapes the way human b...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Spring 2013

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 12-1+ discussion sections F 12-1

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish and North American prose narrative and poetry from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new, multinational British state with the political incorporation of Scotland and then...(read more)

Duncan, Ian
Spring 2013

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

I will lecture on the cataclysmic rise of bourgeois modernity as it registers in English and American literature during the period 1660-1860. I will emphasize the mixture of euphoria, wonder, deprivation and anxiety that this transformation provok...(read more)

Breitwieser, Mitchell
Spring 2013

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 9-10 + discussion sections F 9-10

This course provides an overview of the many literary innovations now grouped under the term “modernism,” as well as their relations to the historical and social disruptions associated with the term “modernity.”  After...(read more)

Lee, Steven S.
Spring 2013

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

This course examines radical changes and unexpected continuities in literature in English from 1850 to (almost) the present.  We will read poetry and fiction from Britain, Ireland, North America and Africa in order to explore a range of liter...(read more)

Flynn, Catherine
Fall 2012

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

This class introduces students to the production of poetic narrative in English through the close study of major works in that tradition: the Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, Doctor Faustus, Donne's lyrics, and Paradise Lost.(read more)

Landreth, David
Fall 2012

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

An introduction to English literary history from the fourteenth through the seventeent...(read more)

Justice, Steven
Fall 2012

45B/1

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

Our course begins at sea, with the “violent storm” and shipwreck of Gulliver’s Travels, and ends at sea in (read more)

Goldsmith, Steven
Fall 2012

45B/2

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

This course is an introduction to British and American literature from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth century. We'll read works from that period (by Swift, Pope, Sterne, Franklin, Equiano, Wordsworth, Austen, Melville, Dickinson, Wh...(read more)

Puckett, Kent
Fall 2012

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This course will focus on texts that I think are indispensable for the study of modernism in English and in American literature.  It will be primarily lecture on Mondays and Wednesdays, although there will considerable efforts at discussion.&...(read more)

Altieri, Charles F.
Fall 2012

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

This survey course of literature in English from the mid-nineteenth century to the present will consider a variety of literary forms and movements in their historical and cultural contexts. We'll examine the literature of colonization and impe...(read more)

Wong, Hertha D. Sweet
Spring 2012

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 11-12, + discussion sections F 11-12

This course will introduce students to Chaucer, Spenser, Donne, and Milton; to literary history as a mode of inquiry; and to the analysis of the way literature makes meaning, produces emotional experience, and shapes the way human beings think abo...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Arnold, Oliver
Spring 2012

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 1-2, + discussion sections F 1-2

In this course you will explore some of the great foundational works of English literature, ranging from the very earliest period up to Milton's Paradise Lost. In the process, you will learn to understand--and even speak!--the forms o...(read more)

Thornbury, Emily V.
Thornbury, Emily
Spring 2012

45B/1

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 10-11, + discussion sections F 10-11

This course is an introduction to British and American literature from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth century. We'll read works from that period (by Pope, Sterne, Franklin, Equiano, Wordsworth, Austen, Shelley, Melville, Dickinson, ...(read more)

Puckett, Kent
Spring 2012

45B/2

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 12-1, + discussion sections F 12-1

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish and North American prose narrative and poetry from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new...(read more)

Duncan, Ian
Spring 2012

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 10-11, + discussion sections F 10-11

This course examines a broad range of British and American texts spanning well over a century, with a primary focus on the emergence and developm...(read more)

Snyder, Katherine
Snyder, Katherine
Spring 2012

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 3-4, + discussion sections F 3-4

A broad survey of the period that witnessed the arrival of English as a fully global literary language, with Anglophone empires (both political and cultural) centered on both sides of the Atlantic and spread around the world.  (read more)

Blanton, C. D.
Blanton, Dan
Fall 2011

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

This course will introduce you to some central works from the earlier centuries of English literary history in order to help you develop strategies within which to read early literatures. Its particular focus on Beowulf, The Canterbur...(read more)

O'Brien O'Keeffe, Katherine
O'Brien O'Keeffe, Katherine
Fall 2011

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

This course will focus on the central works of the early English literary tradition, beginning with Beowulf and ending with Paradise Lost. We will examine the texts in light of the cultures in which they were produced, asking our...(read more)

Nolan, Maura
Nolan, Maura
Fall 2011

45B/1

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

On the face of it, English 45B seems like a “neither/nor” course; neither a course in the great English "originals" (Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton) nor a course in “modern(ist)” literature. It represents n...(read more)

Langan, Celeste
Langan, Celeste
Fall 2011

45B/2

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

Our course begins at sea, with the “violent storm” and shipwreck of Gulliver’s Travels, and ends at sea in Benito Cereno, with a tragic convergence of Europe, America, and Africa, just off “a small, desert...(read more)

Goldsmith, Steven
Goldsmith, Steven
Fall 2011

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This semester we will cut a selective path through a vast swathe of literature in English, tracing patterns of continuity and change from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. In the process we will encounter some of the key works of the past...(read more)

Premnath, Gautam
Premnath, Gautam
Fall 2011

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

This course examines a range of British and American texts from the period with an emphasis on literary history and its social and political contexts.  We will focus on the emergence, development, and legacy of modernism as a set of formal in...(read more)

Goble, Mark
Goble, Mark
Spring 2011

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

An introduction to English literary history from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries. Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, and Paradise Lost will dominate the semester, as objects of study in themselves, of ...(read more)

Justice, Steven
Justice, Steven
Spring 2011

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This course will introduce students to Chaucer, Spenser, Marlowe, Donne, and Milton; to literary history as a mode of inquiry; and to the analysis of the way literature makes meaning, produces emotional experience, and shapes the way human beings ...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Arnold, Oliver
Spring 2011

45B/1

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

This course will offer a survey attempting to represent the most important imaginative writing in Britain and the U.S. from about 1680 to 1860. My primary interest is in providing the critical and social frameworks that will help you not only enjo...(read more)

Altieri, Charles F.
Altieri, Charles
Spring 2011

45B/2

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3

This course is an introduction to British and America literature from the late-seventeenth through the mid-nineteenth centuries.  We will trace how literary forms and genres adapt across the period to new kinds of knowledge and understanding,...(read more)

Tamarkin, Elisa
Tamarkin, Elisa
Spring 2011

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid 19th- Through the 20th Century

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

A broad survey of the period that witnessed the arrival of English as a fully global literary language, with Anglophone empires (both political and cultural) centered on both sides of the Atlantic and spread around the world. We will concentrate o...(read more)

Blanton, Dan
Spring 2011

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid 19th- Through the 20th Century

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

This course will survey British, Irish, and American literature from the mid-nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth. We will try to evoke some of the key aesthetic, cultural, and socio-political trends that characterized the movements of mod...(read more)

Falci, Eric
Falci, Eric
Fall 2010

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

This course will focus on the central works of the early English literary tradition, beginning with Beowulf and ending with Paradise Lost. We will examine the texts in light of the cultures in which they were produced, asking our...(read more)

Nolan, Maura
Nolan, Maura
Fall 2010

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 4-5 + discussion sections F 4-5

This class introduces students to the production of poetic narrative in English through the close study of major works in that tradition: the Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, Doctor Faustus, Donne's lyrics, and (read more)

Landreth, David
Landreth, David
Fall 2010

45B/1

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

As we read works produced in a period of often tumultuous change, we shall consider those works as zones of contact, reflecting and sometimes negotiating conflict. In a world of expanding global commerce (imports like tea suddenly become commonplac...(read more)

Sorensen, Janet
Sorensen, Janet
Fall 2010

45B/2

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish and North American poetry, prose fiction and autobiography from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new, multinational British state with the political incorporation of Scotland ...(read more)

Duncan, Ian
Duncan, Ian
Fall 2010

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid 19th- Through the 20th Century

MW 1-2 + discussion sections F 1-2

This course will focus on the formal consequences of the social and cultural revolutions of the early twentieth century. We will examine the changes in narrative strategy and voice and the transformations of poetic syntax and diction that have come...(read more)

Abel, Elizabeth
Abel, Elizabeth
Fall 2010

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid 19th- Through the 20th Century

MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1

This survey course of literature in English from the mid-nineteenth century to the present will consider a variety of literary forms and movements in their historical and cultural contexts. We’ll examine the literature of colonization and imp...(read more)

Wong, Hertha D. Sweet
Wong, Hertha Sweet
Spring 2010

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 1-2 + Discussion F 1-2

We will study the changing nature of creative writing "through" Milton, Spenser and Chaucer, but the point is to introduce many voices rather than studying just three authors. 45 is a lower-division course, the pre-required gateway to the English maj...(read more) Turner, James Grantham
Turner, James
Spring 2010

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 3-4 + Discussion F 3-4

This course will focus on the central works of the early English literary tradition, beginning with Beowulf and ending with Paradise Lost. We will examine the texts in light of the cultures in which they were produced, asking ourselves why these work...(read more) Nolan, Maura
Nolan, Maura
Spring 2010

45B/1

Literature in English:
Late 17th - Through Mid -19th Centuries

MW 12-1 + Discussion F 12-1

This is a course in a few major works of English and American literature from the end of the 17th-century through the first half of the 19th-century. We will work our way from Puritanism through the Enlightenment and into Romanticism. There are major...(read more) Hutson, Richard
Hutson, Richard
Spring 2010

45B/2

Literature in English: Late 17th - Through Mid -19th Centuries

MW 3-4 + Discussion F 3-4

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish and North American prose narrative and poetry from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new, multinational British state with the political incorporation of Scotland and then Ireland...(read more) Duncan, Ian
Duncan, Ian
Spring 2010

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid 19th -Through the 20th Century

MW 10-11 + Discussion F 10-11

A broad survey of the period that witnessed the arrival of English as a fully global literary language, with Anglophone empires (both political and cultural) centered on both sides of the Atlantic and spread around the world. We will concentrate on t...(read more) Blanton, C. D.
Blanton, Dan
Spring 2010

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid 19th -Through the 20th Century

MW 2-3 + Discussion F 2-3

This course will survey British, Irish, and American literature from the mid-nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth. We will try to evoke some of the key aesthetic, cultural, and socio-political trends that characterized the movements of mod...(read more)

Falci, Eric
Falci, Eric
Fall 2009

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 9-10 + Discussion F 9-10

This course will concentrate on Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Spenser’s Faery Queene (Book I), and Milton’s Paradise Lost; addition...(read more)

Nelson, Alan H.
Nelson, Alan H.
Fall 2009

45A/2

Literature in English through Milton

MW 12-1 + Discussion F 12-1

This class introduces students to the production of poetic narrative in English through the close study of major works in that tradition: the Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, Doctor Faustus, Donne's lyrics, and Paradise L...(read more) Landreth, David
Landreth, David
Fall 2009

45B/1

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Century

MW 11-12 + Discussion F 11-12

This course will provide a survey of many of the most important imaginative writings in Britain and the U.S. from about 1680 to 1860. My primary interest is in providing the critical and social frameworks that will help you not only enjoy what you ar...(read more) Altieri, Charles F.
Altieri, Charles
Fall 2009

45B/2

Literature in English: Late 17th- Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 2-3 + Discussion F 2-3

This course is an introduction to British and American literature from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth century. We'll read works from that period (by Pope, Sterne, Franklin, Equiano, Wordsworth, Austen, Shelley, Melville, Dickinson, Whit...(read more) Puckett, Kent
Puckett, Kent
Fall 2009

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 1-2 + Discussion F 1-2

Some works of literature this professor believes you absolutely must read before you graduate, also known as a survey of British and American literature in the last century. We will investigate forms, techniques, ideas, cultural context, and intertext...(read more) Serpell, C. Namwali
Serpell, C. Namwali
Fall 2009

45C/2

Mid 19th Through the 20th Century

MW 3-4 + Discussion F 3-4

Intended as a general survey of imaginative responses to the not always positive progress of modernity, this course will examine works produced by an array of prominent figures and representatives of some of the principal Modernist and Postmodern move...(read more) Hejinian, Lyn
Hejinian, Lyn
Spring 2009

45A/1

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 10-11 + Discussion F 10-11

Discussion will focus on three main works -- Chaucer's *Canterbury Tales*, Spenser's *Faerie Queene*, and Milton's *Paradise Lost* -- though we will also read shorter poems by Wyatt, Donne, Wroth, Herbert, Suckli...(read more) Knapp, Jeffrey
Knapp, Jeffrey
Spring 2009

45A/2

Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 1-2 + Discussion F 1-2

This course will focus on the central works of the early English literary tradition, beginning with Beowulf and ending with Paradise Lost. We will examine the texts in light of the cultures in which they were produced, asking oursel...(read more) Nolan, Maura
Nolan, Maura
Spring 2009

45B/1

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 11-12 + Discussion F 11-12

This course is an introduction to British and American literature from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth century. We'll read works from that period (by Pope, Sterne, Franklin, Equiano, Wordsworth, Austen, Shelley, Melville, Dickinson, Whit...(read more) Puckett, Kent
Puckett, Kent
Spring 2009

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 3-4 + Discussion F 3-4

This is a course in a few major works of English and American literature from the end of the 17th-century through the first half of the 19th-century. We will work our way from Puritanism through the Enlightenment and into Romant...(read more) Hutson, Richard
Hutson, Richard
Spring 2009

45C/1

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 12-1 + Discussion F 12-1

A broad survey of the period that witnessed the arrival of English as a fully global literary language, with Anglophone empires (both political and cultural) centered on both sides of the Atlantic and spread around the world. We will concentrate on t...(read more) Blanton, C. D.
Blanton, Dan
Spring 2009

45C/2

Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 3-4 + Discussion F 3-4

This course examines a range of British and American texts from the period with an emphasis on literary history and its social and political contexts. We will focus on the emergence, development, and legacy of modernism as a set of formal innovatio...(read more) Goble, Mark
Goble, Mark
Fall 2008

45A/1

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 10-11 in 50 Birge (Starting 9/17), plus one hour of discussion section F 10-11

This course will concentrate on Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Spenser's Faery Queene (Book I); and Milton's Paradise Lost; additional works in the Norton Anthology will be read for the sake of historical context. If this course has a thesis, it is that ...(read more) Nelson, Alan H.
Nelson, Alan H.
Fall 2008

45A/2

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MWF3-4

An introduction to English literary history from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries. Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, and Paradise Lost will dominate the semester, as objects of study in themselves, of course, but also as occasions f...(read more) Justice, Steven
Justice, Steven
Fall 2008

45B/1

Literature in English:
Late-17th through the Mid-19th Century

MWF 9-10

As we read works produced in a period of often tumultuous change, we shall consider those works as zones of contact, reflecting and sometimes negotiating conflict. In a world of expanding global commerce (imports like tea suddenly become commonplace i...(read more) Sorensen, Janet
Sorensen, Janet
Fall 2008

45B/2

Literature in English:
Late-17th through the Mid-19th Century

MW 2-3, F 2-3

This course will be a survey of some major texts in British and American literature written between 1670 and 1850. There will probably be two papers and mid-term and a final. Texts are three Norton anthologies, which come cheaper ordered together, the...(read more) Altieri, Charles F.
Altieri, Charles
Fall 2008

45C/1

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 11-12, F 11-12

English 45C will offer a survey of major texts in British and American literature from about 1880 until 1950. Thanks to Lyn Hejinian, this class will provide a distinctive opportunity. Students admitted to her 143B/1 course will also enroll in this se...(read more) Altieri, Charles F.
Altieri, Charles
Fall 2008

45C/2

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 3-4, F 3-4

"A survey of English and American literature from the late nineteenththrough the mid-twentieth century, with attention given both to conceptions of literature intrinsically claimed by the texts assigned and to the historical and cultural grounds out o...(read more) John Bishop
Spring 2008

45A/1

Literature in English:
Through Milton

Lectures MW 12-1, plus one hour of discussion section per week

This course is an introduction to major works by Chaucer, Spenser, Marlowe, and Milton, with supplemental poetry from a class reader. In each case I will ask you to consider both the strangeness and the odd familiarity of these works, so far away from...(read more) Adelman, Janet
Adelman, Janet
Spring 2008

45A/2

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 2-3, plus one hour of discussion section per week

This class introduces students to the production of poetic narrative in English through the close study of major works in that tradition: The Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, Doctor Faustus, and Paradise Lost. Each of these texts reflects differen...(read more) Justice, Steven
Justice, Steven
Spring 2008

45B/1

Literature in English:
Late-17 th Through the Mid-19 th Century

MW 1-2, plus one hour of discussion section per week

This course traces the expansion and transformation of English literature, from an insular cultural form to an incipient global fact, from a writing produced in England to a writing produced in English. We will begin in the wake of one civil war, in E...(read more) Blanton, Dan
Spring 2008

45B/2

Literature in English:
Late-17 th Through the Mid-19 th Century

MW 3-4, Section F 3-4

I will lecture on the cataclysmic rise of bourgeois modernity as it registers in English and American literature during the period 1660-1860. I will emphasize the mixture of euphoria, wonder, deprivation and anxiety that this transformation provokes, ...(read more) Breitwieser, Mitchell
Breitwieser, Mitchell
Spring 2008

45C/1

Literature in English:
Mid-19 th Through the 20 th Century

MW 9-10, F 9-10

This survey course of literature in English from the mid-nineteenth century to the present will consider a variety of literary forms and movements in their historical and cultural contexts. We�ll read literature in English not only by English and Euro...(read more) Wong, Hertha D. Sweet
Wong, Hertha
Spring 2008

45C/2

Literature in English:
Mid-19 th Through the 20 th Century

MW 11-12, F 11-12

This course is an introduction to literature written in English mainly between the late 19 th century and the late 20 th century. There will be two kinds of emphases running through the course�one paid to the formal innovations credited to the signifi...(read more) Lye, Colleen
Lye, Colleen
Fall 2007

45A/1

Literature In English:
Through Milton

MW 10-1, plus one hour of discussion section per week F10-11

An introduction to English literary history from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries. Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, and Paradise Lost will dominate the semester, as objects of study in themselves, of course, but also as occasions f...(read more) Justice, Steven
Justice, Steven
Fall 2007

45A/2

Literature In English:
Through Milton

MW 12-1, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 12-1)

"We will study the changing nature of creative writing ""through"" Milton, Spenser and Chaucer, but the point is to introduce many voices rather than studying just three authors. This will not be a strict chronological ""survey"" but more a sampling ...(read more) Turner, James Grantham
Turner, James
Fall 2007

45B/1

Literature In English:
Late-17th Through the Mid-19th Century

MW 1-2, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 1-2)

This is a course in a few major works of English and American literature from the end of the 17th-century through the first half of the 19th-century. We will work our way from Puritanism through the Enlightenment and into Romanticism. There are major...(read more) Hutson, Richard
Hutson, Richard
Fall 2007

45B/2

Literature In English:
Late-17th Through the Mid-19th Century

MW 2-3, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 2-3)

Our course begins at sea, with the �violent storm� and shipwreck of Gulliver�s Travels, and ends at sea in Benito Cereno, with a tragic convergence of Europe , America , and Africa , just off �a small, desert, uninhabited island toward the southern ex...(read more) Goldsmith, Steven
Goldsmith, Steven
Fall 2007

45C/1

Literature In English:
Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 11-12, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 11-12)

This course will survey British, Irish, and American literature from the late-nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth. We will try to evoke some of the key aesthetic, cultural, and socio-political trends that characterized the movements of modern...(read more) Falci, Eric
Falci, Eric
Fall 2007

45C/2

Literature In English:
Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 3-4, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 3-4)

Intended as a general survey of imaginative responses to the not always positive progress of modernity, this course will examine works produced by an array of prominent figures and representative of some of the principal Modernist and Postmodern movem...(read more) Hejinian, Lyn
Hejinian, Lyn
Spring 2007

45A/1

Literature In English:
Through Milton

MW 12-1, plus one hour of discussion section per week

This course will focus on the central works of the early English literary tradition, beginning with Beowulf and ending with Paradise Lost. We will examine the texts in light of the cultures in which they were produced, asking ourselves why these works...(read more) Nolan, Maura
Nolan, Maura
Spring 2007

45A/2

Literature In English:
Through Milton

MW 2-3, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 2-3)

This class introduces students to the production of poetic narrative in English through the close study of major works in that tradition: the Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, Doctor Faustus, and Paradise Lost. Each of these texts reflects differen...(read more) Landreth, David
Landreth, David
Spring 2007

45B/1

Literature In English:
Late-17th Through the Mid-19th Century

Lectures MW 10-11, plus one hour of discussion section per week

On the face of it, English 45B seems like a ?neither/nor? course; neither a course in the great English authors (Chaucer, Spenser, Milton) nor a course in ?modern? literature. It represents neither the supposed ?origin? nor the putative ?end? of liter...(read more) Langan, Celeste
Langan, Celeste
Spring 2007

45B/2

Literature In English:
Late-17th Through the Mid-19th Century

MW 11-12, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 11-12)

An introduction to literature in English from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth centuries, including works by Pope, Franklin, Wordsworth, Emily Bronte, Douglass, Hawthorne, Dickens, Browning, and Whitman. (It is strongly recommended that you t...(read more) Knapp, Jeffrey
Knapp, Jeffrey
Spring 2007

45C/1

Literature In English:
Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 1-2, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 1-2)

This course will provide a survey of major works and stylistic experiments that have come to characterize modernism in Anglo-American literature. We will try to understand the pressures to which the writers were responding and we will explore how thei...(read more) Altieri, Charles F.
Altieri, Charles
Spring 2007

45C/2

Literature In English:
Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 3-4, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 3-4)

"A survey of English and American literature from the late-nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century, with attention given both to conceptions of literature intrinsically claimed by the texts assigned and to the historical and cultural grounds out ...(read more) Bishop, John
Bishop, John
Fall 2006

45A/1

Lower Division Coursework:
Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 10-11 plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 10-11)

This course is an introduction to major works by Chaucer, Spenser, Marlowe, and Milton, with supplemental poetry from a class reader. In each case I will ask you to consider both the strangeness and the odd familiarity of these works, so far away from...(read more) Adelman, Janet
Adelman, Janet
Fall 2006

45A/2

Lower Division Coursework:
Literature in English: Through Milton

MW 1-2 plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 1-2)

An introduction to English literary history from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries. Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, and Paradise Lost will dominate the semester, as objects of study in themselves, of course, but also as occasions ...(read more) No instructor assigned yet.
Fall 2006

45B/1

Lower Division Coursework:
Literature in English: Late-17th Through the Mid-19th Century

MW 12-1, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 12-1)

This is a course in a few major works of English and American literature from the end of the 17 th century through the first half of the 19 th century. We will work our way from Puritanism through the Enlightenment and into Romanticism. There are some...(read more) Hutson, Richard
Hutson, Richard
Fall 2006

45B/2

Lower Division Coursework:
Literature in English: Late-17th Through the Mid-19th Century

MW 2-3, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 2-3)

This course is an introduction to British and American literature from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth century. We'll read works from that period (by Pope, Sterne, Franklin, Equiano, Wordsworth, Austen, Melville, Dickinson, Whitman, and othe...(read more) Puckett, Kent
Puckett, Kent
Fall 2006

45C/1

Lower Division Coursework:
Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 11-12, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 11-12)

This course is an introduction to literature written in English mainly between the late 19 th century and the late 20 th century. There will be two kinds of emphases running through the course�one paid to the formal innovations credited to the signifi...(read more) Lye, Colleen
Lye, Colleen
Fall 2006

45C/2

Lower Division Coursework:
Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

MW 3-4, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 3-4)

Intended as a general survey of imaginative responses to the not always positive progress of modernity, this course will examine works produced by an array of prominent figures and representative of some of the principal Modernist and Postmodern movem...(read more) Hejinian, Lyn
Hejinian, Lyn
Spring 2006

45A/1

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 9-10, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 9-10)

This course will concentrate on Chaucer?s Canterbury Tales, Spenser?s Faery Queene (Book I), and Milton?s Paradise Lost; additional works will be read for the sake of historical context. Written work for the semester will consist of short quizzes, one...(read more) Nelson, Alan H.
Nelson, Alan
Spring 2006

45B/1

Literature in English:
Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 10-11, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 10-11)

This course is an introduction to British and American literature from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth century. We'll read works from that period (by Pope, Sterne, Franklin, Equiano, Wordsworth, Austen, Melville, Browning, Dickinson, Whitman...(read more) Puckett, Kent
Puckett, Kent
Spring 2006

45B/2

Literature in English:
Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

MW 2-3, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 2-3)

This course will attempt to survey major texts from the period 1660 to 1850. The instructor has a bias toward philosophy and toward the close reading of poetry, and is not an expert on the period. This may produce enthusiasm in the place of knowledge,...(read more) Altieri, Charles F.
Altieri, Charles
Spring 2006

45C/1

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 11-12, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 11-12)

"A survey of English and American literature from the late-nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century, with attention given both to conceptions of literature intrinsically claimed by the texts assigned and to the historical and cultural grounds out ...(read more) Bishop, John
Bishop, John
Spring 2006

45C/2

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 1-2, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 1-2)

In this semester we will cut a selective path through a vast swathe of literature in English from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Our aim is less to survey the ?greatest hits? of the period than to get a feel for and analytical grasp of pat...(read more) Premnath, Gautam
Premnath, Gautam
Fall 2005

45A/1

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 11-12 in 2 LeConte, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 11-12)

For more information on this section of English 45A, please email the professor at j_miller@berkeley.edu. ...(read more) Miller, Jennifer
Miller, Jennifer
Fall 2005

45A/2

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 1-2 in 2 LeConte, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 1-2)

This course is an introduction to major works by Chaucer, Spenser, and Milton, with occasional supplements from a class reader. In each case I will ask you to consider both the strangeness and the odd familiarity of these works, so far away from us in...(read more) Adelman, Janet
Adelman, Janet
Fall 2005

45B/1

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Century

MW 10-11 in 50 Birge (NOTE NEW CLASSROOM), plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 10-11)

I will lecture on the cataclysmic rise of bourgeois modernity as it registers in English and American literature during the period 1660-1860. I will emphasize the mixture of euphoria, wonder, deprivation, and anxiety that this transformation provokes,...(read more) Breitwieser, Mitchell
Breitwieser, Mitchell
Fall 2005

45B/2

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Century

MW 3-4 in 390 Hearst Mining, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 3-4)

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish and American literature from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new, multinational British state, with the political incorporation of Scotland and Ireland; the massive expansion of...(read more) Duncan, Ian
Duncan, Ian
Fall 2005

45C/1

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 12-1 in 277 Cory, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 12-1)

"In this course we will begin with a Victorian text and end with a postmodern one, but we will focus primarily on the intervening period of literary modernism. Topics for discussion will include the status of high art and artists in an era of mass cul...(read more) Snyder, Katherine
Snyder, Katherine
Fall 2005

45C/2

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 2-3 in 101 Morgan, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 2-3)

"In surveying British and American literature from 1865-1965, this course will focus on what may be called the modernist tradition of innovation. We will study authors--such as Henry James, T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, and Samuel Beckett--whose revolut...(read more) Hale, Dorothy J.
Hale, Dorothy
Spring 2005

45A/1

Literature in English:
Through Milton

Lectures MW 12-1 in 3 LeConte, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 12-1)

An introduction to English literary history from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries. Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, and Paradise Lost will dominate the semester, as objects of study in themselves, of course, but also as occasions f...(read more) Justice, Steven
Justice, Steven
Spring 2005

45A/2

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 3-4, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 3-4)

This course will consider four long poems: Beowulf, The Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queen and Paradise Lost. Twice weekly lectures will focus on reading the texts, with some attention paid to questions of literary and linguistic history. ...(read more) Howe, Nicholas
Spring 2005

45B/1

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Century

MW 10-11, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 10-11)

An introduction to literature in English from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth centuries, including works by Pope, Franklin, Equiano, Wordsworth, Emily Bronte, Hawthorne, Dickens, Browning, and Whitman. (It is strongly recommended that you ta...(read more) Knapp, Jeffrey
Knapp, Jeffrey
Spring 2005

45B/2

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Century

MW 3-4, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 3-4)

I will lecture on the cataclysmic rise of bourgeois modernity as it registers in English and American literature during the period 1660-1860. I will emphasize the mixture of euphoria, wonder, deprivation, and anxiety that this transformation provokes,...(read more) Breitwieser, Mitchell
Breitwieser, Mitchell
Spring 2005

45C/1

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 , plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 11-12)

We will survey a broad range of literature in English, paying careful attention to situate our texts in their world-historical and literary-historical contexts. A major preoccupation of the class will be to distinguish between different technologies a...(read more) Rubenstein, Michael
Rubenstein, Michael
Spring 2005

45C/2

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 1-2 , plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 1-2)

"A survey of English and American literature from the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century, with attention given both to conceptions of literature intrinsically claimed by the texts assigned and to the historical and cultural grounds out ...(read more) Bishop, John
Bishop, John
Fall 2004

45A/1

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 1-2 in 2 LeConte, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 1-2)

This course is an introduction to major works by Chaucer, Spenser, and Milton, with supplements from the Norton Anthology. In each case, I will ask you to consider both the strangeness and the odd familiarity of these works, so far away from us in tim...(read more) Adelman, Janet
Adelman, Janet
Fall 2004

45A/2

Literature in English:
Through Milton

MW 3-4 in 160 Kroeber, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 3-4)

An introduction to English literary history from the late fourteenth to the late seventeenth centuries, with an emphasis on epic and epic romance. The Canterbury Tales, The Faerie Queene, and Paradise Lost will be our main texts, but we will also look...(read more) Goodman, Kevis
Goodman, Kevis
Fall 2004

45B/1

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Century

MW 10-11 in 141 McCone, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 10-11)

Readings in English, Scottish, Irish and American literature from 1688 through 1848: a century and a half that sees the formation of a new, multinational British state, with the political incorporation of Scotland and Ireland; the massive expansion of...(read more) Duncan, Ian
Duncan, Ian
Fall 2004

45B/2

Literature in English:
Late-17th through Mid-19th Century

"Our course begins at sea, with the ""violent storm"" and shipwreck of Gulliver?s Travels, and ends at sea in Benito Cereno, with a tragic convergence of Europe, America, and Africa, just off ""a small, desert, uninhabited island toward the southern e...(read more) Goldsmith, Steven
Goldsmith, Steven
Fall 2004

45C/1

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 11-12 in 120 Latimer, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 11-12)

"This course is an introduction to modernism, the period in literary history that Perry Anderson has called a ""portmanteau concept,"" and that we might likewise today frustratedly conclude was a suitcase of largely failed aesthetic and political impu...(read more) Joshi, Priya
Fall 2004

45C/2

Literature in English:
Mid-19th through the 20th Century

MW 2-3 in 2060 Valley LSB, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 2-3)

This course is primarily an introduction to literary modernism in early- through mid-twentieth-century Britain, America, and Ireland. We will be asking what constitutes the modern in a range of now canonical texts that broke with narrative, rhetorical...(read more) Abel, Elizabeth
Abel, Elizabeth