This course studies the poem of history, tracing its evolution from the heroism of strife to the heroism of consciousness and studying the construction of the soul, death, the state, the patriarch, and sexuality from the dawn of history to the emergence of the modern age.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Brit Lit)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Homer, ILIAD; ODYSSEY
Milton, PARADISE LOST
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two papers. Frequent in-class responses.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course fulfills the English Department's History I requirement for the major and the research option requirement for senior thesis writers; contributes toward the British Lit and Theory & Literary Forms concentration.
|Instructor(s): Friedberg,Harris A. Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 55||SR major: 15||JR major: 15|| || |
|Seats Available: 35||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 15||FR: 0|