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Requirements | Syllabus
Note: This course fulfills the Arts & Letters "General Requirement" within the College General Requirement. This is an introductory course--not one for senior majors.
A bulkpack for the course will be available at Wharton Reprographics, in the basement of Steinberg-Dietrich, by the second full week of classes.
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Students are encouraged to make use of the Syllabus:
Tues 14: Introduction
Thurs 16: Hemingway
Tues 21: Hemingway
Thurs 23: (Prof. Conrad gone. Lecture: Lana Younes) Eliot, "The Waste Land"
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Tues 28: Finish up Hemingway left from Tues. 1/21. Eliot cont. ("The
Waste Land," "The Love Song of J. Alfred
Prufrock," "Gerontion"); Yeats ("Sailing to Byzantium," "The Second
Thurs 30: Poetry cont.; Bulkpack: Ortega y Gassett, Wimsatt & Beardsley.
Tues 4: (CLASS CANCELLED due to illness)
Thurs 6: Ortega y Gassett, Wimsatt and Beardsley cont. Woolf, 1st half.
Tues 11: QUIZ. Continue with Woolf.
Thurs 13: Woolf, final day. 1st 2 stories in *Dubliners*.
Tues 18: *Dubliners*, esp. "The Sisters," "An Encounter," "Two
Gallants," and "The
Thurs 20: *Dubliners*, esp. "A Little Cloud," "Counterparts," "A Mother," and "The Dead."
Tues 25: *Ulysses*, chs. 1, 3, and 4.
Thurs 27: *Ulysses* cont.
Tues 4: Beckett
Thurs 6: MIDTERM
(Tues 11: Spring Break
Thurs 13: Spring Break)
Tues 18: Poetry selections from *Norton*: Pound, "A Pact," "In a
Station of the Metro," Cantos I and VII. Stevens,
"Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird," "The Snow Man," "The
Idea of Order at Key West." Stein, "Susie Asado," "A Valentine to
Sherwood Anderson." Read Pound's
essay on Vorticism/Imagism.
Thurs 20: Finish poetry. Bulkpack: Burroughs. Paper topics available.
Tues 25: QUIZ; Pynchon
Thurs 27: Pynchon
Tues 1: Finish Pynchon; Morrison (through page 55 at least). Check out the Remedios Varo painting mentioned on p. 21 of *Crying of Lot 49*.
Thurs 3: Morrison
Fri 4: PAPER DUE no later than 4:00 pm. Note change of
Tues 8: Morrison
Thurs 10: Kingston
Tues 15: Kingston
Thurs 17: QUIZ
Tues 22: Spiegelman. Bulkpack: selections from *Understanding
Thurs 24: Spiegelman
Thurs May 1, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Final exam.
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