Renoir Young Girl Reading

Course: English 206--English Literature II
Instructor: Ann Warren
Office: NEA 297
Phone: (310) 233-4250
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs. 9-9:30 a.m., and by appointment
E-mail: annw708@gmail.com

Course Schedule: Week 1 Course Schedule: Weeks 2-5 Course Schedule: Weeks 6-9 Course Schedule: Weeks 10-15 Course Schedule: Final Exam

Course Schedule

Week 1 Aug. 28-Sept. 3 INTRODUCTION
THE ROMANTICS
Writing About Literature
Go to Lecture 1
No Discussion Question due this week
Reading: Blake,

Note: This is not a mistake: there are two poems called "The Chimney Sweeper," and two poems called "Holy Thursday." The similarity in names is explained in the lecture.

Wordsworth, Coleridge,
Week 2 Sept. 4-10 THE ROMANTICS
Go to Lecture 2
Go to Discussion Questions 1
Reading: Byron, Shelley, Keats,
Week 3 Sept. 11-17 THE ROMANTICS
Go to Lecture 3
Go to Discussion Questions 2
Reading: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Note: This is a novel; you should read the whole thing.

Week 4 Sept. 18-24 ROMANTIC OR VICTORIAN?
Go to Lecture 4
Go to Discussion Questions 3
Reading: Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Note: This is a novel; you should read the whole thing.

Week 5 Sept. 25-Oct. 1 THE VICTORIANS
Go to Lecture 5
Go to Discussion Questions 4
Reading: Tennyson, Browning,
Week 6 Oct. 2-8 THE VICTORIANS
Go to Lecture 6
No Discussion Questions due this time
fountain penPaper 1 due
Reading: Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Note: This is a novel; you should read the whole thing.

Week 7 Oct. 9-15 THE VICTORIANS
No new lecture this time
Go to Discussion Questions 5
Reading: Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Note: This is a novel; you should read the whole thing.

Week 8 Oct. 16-22 THE VICTORIANS
Go to Lecture 7
Go to Discussion Questions 6
Reading: Arnold, Pater, Conclusion to The Renaissance
Hopkins,
Week 9 Oct. 23-29 THE VICTORIANS
Go to Lecture 8
Go to Discussion Questions 7
Reading: Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

Note: This is a novel; you should read the whole thing.

Week 10 Oct. 30-Nov. 5 THE VICTORIANS?
Go to Lecture 9
Go to Discussion Questions 8
Reading: Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Note: This is a play; you should read the whole thing.

Week 11 Nov. 6-12 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Go to Lecture 10
No Discussion Questions due this time
Reading: Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

Note: This is a novel; you should read the whole thing.

Week 12 Nov. 13-19 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Go to Lecture 11
No Discussion Question due this time
fountain pen Paper 2 due
Reading: Brooke, "The Soldier"
Sassoon, "They"
Owen, "Dulce Et Decorum Est"
Yeats, "The Second Coming"
"The Circus Animals' Desertion"
Eliot, The Wasteland
Note: This is a long poem. You should read at least the first part, "The Burial of the Dead"; the other parts are optional.
Week 13 Nov. 20-22 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Go to Lecture 12
No Discussion Questions due this time
Reading: Woolf, "The Mark on the Wall"
Joyce, "The Dead"
Lawrence, "The Horse Dealer's Daughter"
Auden, "Musee des Beaux Arts"
Thomas, "Fern Hill"
Week 14 Nov. 27-Dec. 3 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Go to Lecture 13
Go to Discussion Questions 9
Reading: Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Note: This is a play; you should read the whole thing.

Week 15 Dec. 4-10 CATCH YOUR BREATH TIME No reading assignment for this week
Week 16 FINAL EXAM
fountain penFinal Exam due
The final exam is due on or before Monday, December 11th.

No late exams will be accepted, as I must turn in grades immediately.

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