Attitudes toward politics, economics, society, and history will be examined from works of fiction that directly criticize an existing society or that present an alternative, sometimes fantastic, reality.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (HIST-MN)(HIST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Get these editions. The year of publication might be later than noted below, but make sure that the translator and/or editor is the same.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, THE ADVENTURES OF DON QUIXOTE, J. M. Cohen, tr. (London: Penguin, 1950).
Johann Grimmelshausen, SIMPLICISSIMUS, Mike Mitchell, tr., ed. (Sawtry, U.K.: Dedalus, 1999).
Jonathan Swift, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, Claude Rawson and Ian Higgins, eds. (Oxford: Oxford World's Classics, 2005).
Voltaire, CANDIDE, John Butt, tr. (London: Penguin, 1947).
Alessandro Manzoni, THE BETROTHED, Bruce Penman, tr. (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972).
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly 2-page papers, and three 5-page papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
All students NOT in COL must take this class for a letter grade.
|Instructor(s): Miller,Cecilia Times: .....F. 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: PAC107; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 32||SR major: 5||JR major: 7|| || |
|Seats Available: 22||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 5||FR: 5|