E434: British Novel to 1900
Syllabus for Spring 2004
Alfred J. Drake. Office: Classroom, Thurs 6-7 / Ph: 714-434-1612
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Course Policies, Required Texts, etc. (Please review this information.)
Journal Requirement: Keep an informal journal of your thoughts as you read through each of the novels on our syllabus. Since there is no midterm, the journal will be 30% of your grade. See instructions.
Schedule of Assignments:
Week 1, February 5
Week 2, February 12
Week 3, February 19
Week 4, February 26
Fielding's Joseph Andrews/Shamela.
Week 5, March 4
Fielding's Joseph Andrews/Shamela. [I'll be out of town.]
Week 6, March 11
Austen's Emma. (Film) [Journals due]
Week 7, March 18
Austen's Emma. (Discussion)
Week 8, March 25
Bronte's Jane Eyre. (Film)
Week 9, April 1
Bronte's Jane Eyre. (Discussion)
Week 10, April 8 (Spring Break)
Week 11, April 15
Dickens' Great Expectations. [Film, Journals due]
Week 12, April 22
Dickens' Great Expectations.
Week 13, April 29
Trollope's Barchester Towers.
Week 14, May 6
Hardy. Tess of the Durbervilles. (Film)
Week 15, May 13
Hardy. Tess of the Durbervilles. (Discussion)
Thursday, May 20, 7-9:30 p.m. Final exam in class; books/notes allowed. [Journals due, Paper due]