The British Enlightenment|
This seminar examines sex, class, gender, empire, race, morals, and religion in the writings of Hume, Cleland, Johnson, Sterne, Boswell, Gibbon, Leapor, Equiano, Burke.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Hume, ENQUIRY CONCERNING MORALS
Cleland, MEMOIRS OF A WOMAN OF PLEASURE
Johnson, JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN ISLANDS
Boswell, LIFE OF JOHNSON
Sterne, TRISTRAM SHANDY
Gibbon, DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (in part)
Four books of criticism.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Several brief papers; one research paper
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
You must have taken ENGL 201, or you may take it concurrently with this course. If you have also taken ENGL 206, that would be an advantage. Punctual and regular attendance. Participation in classroom discussion. This course counts toward the Pre-1800 requirement for English Majors and fulfills the department's research seminar requirement for senior thesis writers.
|Instructor(s): Abelove,Henry Times: ..T.... 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: FISK115; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 3||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: 5||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 2||FR: X|
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