Mitchell Breitwieser

Mitchell Breitwieser

Professor Emeritus

Wheeler Hall, room 420
mitchb@berkeley.edu

Recent English Courses Taught
spring, 2021

24/1

Freshman Seminar: Some Essays by Emerson

fall, 2020

24/2

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

spring, 2020

166/3

Special Topics: Moby-Dick

190/7

Research Seminar: Jane Austen

fall, 2019

166/7

Special Topics: Charles Dickens

spring, 2019

190/8

Research Seminar: Edgar Allan Poe

190/11

Research Seminar: Willa Cather

fall, 2018

130B/1

American Literature: 1800-1865

165/5

Special Topics: Reading Walden With Care

spring, 2018

165/1

Special Topics: H.P. Lovecraft in His Tradition

190/4

Research Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

fall, 2017

130B/1

American Literature: 1800-1865

spring, 2017

24/3

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

summer, 2017

N173/1

The Language and Literature of Films: The Hollywood Western, 1940-1963

fall, 2016

24/1

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

spring, 2016

130B/1

American Literature: 1800-1865

190/3

Research Seminar: Late Henry James

summer, 2016

N173/1

The Language and Literature Films: The Hollywood Western

fall, 2015

27/3

Introduction to the Study of Fiction

190/8

Research Seminar: Reading Walden

spring, 2015

27/2

Introduction to the Study of Fiction

190/7

Research Seminar: Toni Morrison

summer, 2015

N173/1

The Language and Literature Films: The Hollywood Western

fall, 2014

130B/1

American Literature: 1800-1865

spring, 2014

190/8

Research Seminar: Moby Dick

190/12

Research Seminar: Henry James

summer, 2014

N132/1

The American Novel

N173/1

The Language and Literature of Films: The Hollywood Western

fall, 2013

130B/1

American Literature: 1800-1865

spring, 2013

45B/2

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

summer, 2013

N173/1

The Language and Literature of Films: The Hollywood Western

fall, 2012

130C/1

American Literature: 1865-1900

spring, 2012

24/2

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

190/6

Research Seminar: Moby-Dick

summer, 2012

N132/1

American Novel

N173/1

The Language and Literature of Films: The Film Western

fall, 2011

24/1

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

spring, 2011

24/2

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

130C/1

American Literature: 1865-1900

190/13

Research Seminar: Nathaniel Hawthorne

summer, 2011

N132/1

American Novel

fall, 2010

24/2

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

190/14

Research Seminar: American Transcendentalism

spring, 2010

24/1

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

130A/1

American Literature: Before 1800

190/3

Research Seminar: Emerson and Thoreau

fall, 2009

130B/1

American Literature: 1800-1865

190/4

Research Seminar: Film Noir.

spring, 2009

84/3

Reading Walden Carefully

203/4

Graduate Readings: The Writings of Henry Adams and William James

Fall, 2008

24/6

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

Spring, 2008

45B/2

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

203/3

Graduate Readings: American Transcendentalism and American Pragmatism

Fall, 2007

24/2

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

100/8

Junior Seminar: Herman Melville

100/12

Junior Seminar: Narratives of Biographical Detection

203/3

Graduate Readings: American Transcendentalism and American Pragmatism

Spring, 2007

24/3

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

100/10

Junior Seminar: Mark Twain

130A/1

Junior Coursework: American Literature: Before 1800

Fall, 2006

100/14

Junior Seminar: Herman Melville

Fall, 2005

24/7

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

45B/1

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

203/1

Graduate Readings: Prospectus Workshop

Spring, 2005

24/4

Freshman Seminar: Reading Walden Carefully

45B/2

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

100/2

Junior Seminar: Science Fiction

203/1

Graduate Readings: Prospectus Workshop