Summer 2016 Syllabus

This set of readings is based on those in the full-semester syllabus; details on the readings (page numbers, etc.) can be found there.

Instead of the two essays in the regular semester version, there will be only one essay; it's on the book of one's own choice. Some general guidelines are here

Week 1 (May 2-6) Readings from Blake
Week 2 (May 9-13) Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner
Week 3 (May 16-20) Frankenstein books I & II
Week 4 (May 23-27) Frankenstein, book III; "Meet the Victorians"
Week 5 (May 30 - June 3) Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Draft of final essay due by June 3

Week 6 (June 6-10) Poetry of Yeats
Week 7 (June 13-17) Joyce ("Araby") and Mansfield ("The Garden Party")
Week 8 (June 20-24) Louise Bennet, John Agard, and J.M. Coetzee 

Final essay due June 24