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SYLLABUS FOR E240 WORLD ANCIENT LITERATURE, CHAPMAN FALL 2005
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<p align="center">Email | Home | Syllabus | Policies | Questions | Presentations
Journals | Paper | Final | Blogs | Audio | Guides | Links</p>


<p><b>Note:</b> all links have been removed from this archival copy, but the author questions (bundled according to subject/period) and study guides referenced below can be found in relevant sections of the <b>Resource Gallery</b>. Instructions pages for journals, presentations, etc. were similar to those available in my current courses. MP3 audio of class sessions for selected courses is still available in the <b>Audio Archive</b>. My blog entries for most courses are available from the <b>Blogs Index</b>.</p>


<p><b>Course Information.</b> English 240, Tu/Th. 1-2:15 p.m., Argyros Forum 206A. Office hours: Tu/Th. 12-1 p.m. in Cyber Cafe. E240_at_ajdrake.com. Satisfies General Education requirements, first in a series (240, 242, 244). Catalog: "world masterpieces from the beginning to the fall of Rome, 476 A.D." Units (3).</p>

<p><b>Required Texts:</b></p>

<p>Lawall, Sarah, ed. <em>The Norton Anthology of World Literature.</em> 2nd edition. Volume 1A. New York: WW Norton, 2002. ISBN = 0393977552.</p>

<p>Achilles Tatius. <em>Leucippe and Clitophon.</em> Trans. Tim Whitmarsh. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2003. ISBN: 0192804278.</p>

<p>Augustine. <em>Confessions.</em> Trans. Henry Chadwick. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998 (reprint). ISBN: 0192833723.</p>

<p><b>Turning in Journals/Papers:</b> Email assignments as Word/WP attachments. Email them <em>separately</em> — i.e. send one email with your term paper attached, and four separate emails for the four journal sets. Label subject lines appropriately: "E240 Smith Journal Set 1," etc. Copy-and-paste is okay for journal sets.</p>


<p><b>Course Policies.</b> Please review early in the semester.</p>

<p><b>Presentations Requirement.</b> Undergraduates will sign up for three 3-5-minute informal presentations (graduates 7-10 minute). On the first day, students will choose authors; I will add specific questions and post a schedule at Requirements / Presentations. Each session will feature several presentations, my comments, and class-wide discussion. Before presenting, contact me to discuss your ideas. After presenting, post a version to your blog: see Communicate! / Blog, Create. (Name the blog E240 Last Name, First, as in "E240 Garcia, Anna.") 25%. See Creating and Using a Blog.</p>

<p><b>Journals Requirement.</b> Responses to a choice of questions on each author. Due in class Weeks 5, 8, 12, exam day. Electronic format strongly suggested. 25%.</p>

<p><b>Term Paper Requirement.</b> Rough draft suggested, final draft (5-7 pages u-grad, 10-15 grad) due by exam day. Follow MLA guidelines. Graduate papers should respond to primary texts and secondary criticism; for undergraduates research is optional. Suggested: see "Guides" in the "Resources" menu section. 25%.</p>

<p><b>Final Exam Requirement.</b> The exam will consist of substantive id passages, short questions requiring 1- or 2-paragraph responses, and one comparative essay. There will be more choices than required responses. Books and notes allowed for all sections. Exam date Friday, 12/16, 8:00-10:30. 25%.</p>

<p><b>Site Features:</b> Contact Instructor | Subscribe to News | View Your Files | Set Preferences | View All Blogs | Create Your Blog | Post to Your Blog | View Forum | Chat/Virtual Office | MP3 Audio | Instructor's Blogs | View Guides | Quizzes | Offsite Links</p>

<p><b>Questions:</b> Gilgamesh | Egyptian Poetry | Bible | Homer | Aeschylus | Plato | Classic of Poetry | Confucius | Chuang Chou | Mahabharata | Jataka | Bhagavad Gita | Catullus | Horace | Virgil | Ovid | Achilles Tatius | Augustine</p>


<p><strong>SCHEDULE: WE WILL DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING WORKS ON THE DATES INDICATED</b></p>

<h3>WEEK 1</h3>

<p>Tu. 08/30. Course Introduction. </p> <p>Th. 09/01. <em>Gilgamesh</em> (10-41).</p>

<h3>WEEK 2</h3>

<p>Tu. 09/06. <em>Gilgamesh</em> (10-41).</p> <p>Th. 09/08. Ancient Egyptian Poetry (41-52).</p>

<h3>WEEK 3</h3>

<p>Tu. 09/13. Bible. <em>Genesis</em> (52-77).</p> <p>Th. 09/15. Bible. <em>Job</em> (77-93), <em>Psalms</em> (93-96), <em>Song of Songs</em> (96-100), "Jonah" (101-103).</p>

<h3>WEEK 4</h3>

<p>Tu. 09/20. Homer. <em>The Odyssey</em> Books 1-4 (225-78).</p> <p>Th. 09/22. Homer. <em>The Odyssey</em> Books 5-8 (278-319).</p>

<h3>WEEK 5</h3>

<p>Tu. 09/27. Homer. <em>The Odyssey</em> Books 9-12 (319-76). Journal Set 1 Due.</p> <p>Th. 09/29. Aeschylus. <em>The Oresteia: Agamemnon.</em> (Film)</p>

<h3>WEEK 6</h3>

<p>Tu. 10/04. Aeschylus. <em>The Oresteia: Agamemnon</em> (533-82). {Discussion}</p> <p>Th. 10/06. Aeschylus. <em>The Oresteia: The Eumenides</em> (582-611). {Discussion}</p>

<h3>WEEK 7</h3>

<p>Tu. 10/11. Plato. <em>The Apology of Socrates</em> (779-99).</p> <p>Th. 10/13. Class cancelled.</p>

<h3>WEEK 8</h3>

<p>Tu. 10/18. <em>Classic of Poetry</em> (812-20). Confucius. <em>Analects</em> (820-31).</p> <p>Th. 10/20. <em>Chuang Chou</em> (832-58). Journal Set 2 Due.</p>

<h3>WEEK 9</h3>

<p>Tu. 10/25. <em>The Mahabharata</em> (953-1001).</p> <p>Th. 10/27. <em>The Mahabharata</em> (953-1001).</p>

<h3>WEEK 10</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/01. <em>The Jataka</em> and <em>The Bhagavad- Gita</em> (1002-1031).</p> <p>Th. 11/03. Catullus. <em>Lyrics</em> (1046-51). Horace. From "The Art of Poetry" (Online).</p>

<h3>WEEK 11</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/08. Virgil. <em>The Aeneid</em> (1052-1105).</p> <p>Th. 11/10. Virgil. <em>The Aeneid</em> (1106-34).</p>

<h3>WEEK 12</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/15. Ovid. <em>Metamorphoses.</em></p>

<p>Th. 11/17. Ovid. <em>Metamorphoses.</em> Journal Set 3 Due.</p>

<h3>WEEK 13</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/22. Thanksgiving Holiday.</p> <p>Th. 11/24. Thanksgiving Holiday.</p>

<h3>WEEK 14</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/29. Achilles Tatius. <em>Leucippe and Clitophon</em> Books 1-8.</p> <p>Th. 12/01. Augustine. <em>Confessions</em> Books 1-3.</p>

<h3>WEEK 15</h3>

<p>Tu. 12/06. Augustine. <em>Confessions</em> Books 4-6.</p> <p>Th. 12/08. Augustine. <em>Confessions</em> Books 7-9.</p>

<h3>FINAL EXAM</h3>

<p>Final Exam Date: Friday, December 16th, 8:00-10:30 a.m. Also due: Term Paper and Journal Set 4. (I must turn in grades by 4:00 pm Wednesday, December 21.)</p>


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SYLLABUS FOR E240 WORLD ANCIENT LITERATURE, CHAPMAN FALL 2005
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<p align="center">Image </p>

<p align="center">Email | Home | Syllabus | Policies | Questions | Presentations
Journals | Paper | Final | Blogs | Audio | Guides | Links</p>


<p><b>Note:</b> all links have been removed from this archival copy, but the author questions (bundled according to subject/period) and study guides referenced below can be found in relevant sections of the <b>Resource Gallery</b>. Instructions pages for journals, presentations, etc. were similar to those available in my current courses. MP3 audio of class sessions for selected courses is still available in the <b>Audio Archive</b>. My blog entries for most courses are available from the <b>Blogs Index</b>.</p>


<p><b>Course Information.</b> English 240, Tu/Th. 1-2:15 p.m., Argyros Forum 206A. Office hours: Tu/Th. 12-1 p.m. in Cyber Cafe. E240_at_ajdrake.com. Satisfies General Education requirements, first in a series (240, 242, 244). Catalog: "world masterpieces from the beginning to the fall of Rome, 476 A.D." Units (3).</p>

<p><b>Required Texts:</b></p>

<p>Lawall, Sarah, ed. <em>The Norton Anthology of World Literature.</em> 2nd edition. Volume 1A. New York: WW Norton, 2002. ISBN = 0393977552.</p>

<p>Achilles Tatius. <em>Leucippe and Clitophon.</em> Trans. Tim Whitmarsh. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2003. ISBN: 0192804278.</p>

<p>Augustine. <em>Confessions.</em> Trans. Henry Chadwick. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998 (reprint). ISBN: 0192833723.</p>

<p><b>Turning in Journals/Papers:</b> Email assignments as Word/WP attachments. Email them <em>separately</em> — i.e. send one email with your term paper attached, and four separate emails for the four journal sets. Label subject lines appropriately: "E240 Smith Journal Set 1," etc. Copy-and-paste is okay for journal sets.</p>


<p><b>Course Policies.</b> Please review early in the semester.</p>

<p><b>Presentations Requirement.</b> Undergraduates will sign up for three 3-5-minute informal presentations (graduates 7-10 minute). On the first day, students will choose authors; I will add specific questions and post a schedule at Requirements / Presentations. Each session will feature several presentations, my comments, and class-wide discussion. Before presenting, contact me to discuss your ideas. After presenting, post a version to your blog: see Communicate! / Blog, Create. (Name the blog E240 Last Name, First, as in "E240 Garcia, Anna.") 25%. See Creating and Using a Blog.</p>

<p><b>Journals Requirement.</b> Responses to a choice of questions on each author. Due in class Weeks 5, 8, 12, exam day. Electronic format strongly suggested. 25%.</p>

<p><b>Term Paper Requirement.</b> Rough draft suggested, final draft (5-7 pages u-grad, 10-15 grad) due by exam day. Follow MLA guidelines. Graduate papers should respond to primary texts and secondary criticism; for undergraduates research is optional. Suggested: see "Guides" in the "Resources" menu section. 25%.</p>

<p><b>Final Exam Requirement.</b> The exam will consist of substantive id passages, short questions requiring 1- or 2-paragraph responses, and one comparative essay. There will be more choices than required responses. Books and notes allowed for all sections. Exam date Friday, 12/16, 8:00-10:30. 25%.</p>

<p><b>Site Features:</b> Contact Instructor | Subscribe to News | View Your Files | Set Preferences | View All Blogs | Create Your Blog | Post to Your Blog | View Forum | Chat/Virtual Office | MP3 Audio | Instructor's Blogs | View Guides | Quizzes | Offsite Links</p>

<p><b>Questions:</b> Gilgamesh | Egyptian Poetry | Bible | Homer | Aeschylus | Plato | Classic of Poetry | Confucius | Chuang Chou | Mahabharata | Jataka | Bhagavad Gita | Catullus | Horace | Virgil | Ovid | Achilles Tatius | Augustine</p>


<p><b>SCHEDULE: WE WILL DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING WORKS ON THE DATES INDICATED</b></p>

<h3>WEEK 1</h3>

<p>Tu. 08/30. Course Introduction. </p> <p>Th. 09/01. <em>Gilgamesh</em> (10-41).</p>

<h3>WEEK 2</h3>

<p>Tu. 09/06. <em>Gilgamesh</em> (10-41).</p> <p>Th. 09/08. Ancient Egyptian Poetry (41-52).</p>

<h3>WEEK 3</h3>

<p>Tu. 09/13. Bible. <em>Genesis</em> (52-77).</p> <p>Th. 09/15. Bible. <em>Job</em> (77-93), <em>Psalms</em> (93-96), <em>Song of Songs</em> (96-100), "Jonah" (101-103).</p>

<h3>WEEK 4</h3>

<p>Tu. 09/20. Homer. <em>The Odyssey</em> Books 1-4 (225-78).</p> <p>Th. 09/22. Homer. <em>The Odyssey</em> Books 5-8 (278-319).</p>

<h3>WEEK 5</h3>

<p>Tu. 09/27. Homer. <em>The Odyssey</em> Books 9-12 (319-76). Journal Set 1 Due.</p> <p>Th. 09/29. Aeschylus. <em>The Oresteia: Agamemnon.</em> (Film)</p>

<h3>WEEK 6</h3>

<p>Tu. 10/04. Aeschylus. <em>The Oresteia: Agamemnon</em> (533-82). {Discussion}</p> <p>Th. 10/06. Aeschylus. <em>The Oresteia: The Eumenides</em> (582-611). {Discussion}</p>

<h3>WEEK 7</h3>

<p>Tu. 10/11. Plato. <em>The Apology of Socrates</em> (779-99).</p> <p>Th. 10/13. Class cancelled.</p>

<h3>WEEK 8</h3>

<p>Tu. 10/18. <em>Classic of Poetry</em> (812-20). Confucius. <em>Analects</em> (820-31).</p> <p>Th. 10/20. <em>Chuang Chou</em> (832-58). Journal Set 2 Due.</p>

<h3>WEEK 9</h3>

<p>Tu. 10/25. <em>The Mahabharata</em> (953-1001).</p> <p>Th. 10/27. <em>The Mahabharata</em> (953-1001).</p>

<h3>WEEK 10</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/01. <em>The Jataka</em> and <em>The Bhagavad- Gita</em> (1002-1031).</p> <p>Th. 11/03. Catullus. <em>Lyrics</em> (1046-51). Horace. From "The Art of Poetry" (Online).</p>

<h3>WEEK 11</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/08. Virgil. <em>The Aeneid</em> (1052-1105).</p> <p>Th. 11/10. Virgil. <em>The Aeneid</em> (1106-34).</p>

<h3>WEEK 12</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/15. Ovid. <em>Metamorphoses.</em></p>

<p>Th. 11/17. Ovid. <em>Metamorphoses.</em> Journal Set 3 Due.</p>

<h3>WEEK 13</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/22. Thanksgiving Holiday.</p> <p>Th. 11/24. Thanksgiving Holiday.</p>

<h3>WEEK 14</h3>

<p>Tu. 11/29. Achilles Tatius. <em>Leucippe and Clitophon</em> Books 1-8.</p> <p>Th. 12/01. Augustine. <em>Confessions</em> Books 1-3.</p>

<h3>WEEK 15</h3>

<p>Tu. 12/06. Augustine. <em>Confessions</em> Books 4-6.</p> <p>Th. 12/08. Augustine. <em>Confessions</em> Books 7-9.</p>

<h3>FINAL EXAM</h3>

<p>Final Exam Date: Friday, December 16th, 8:00-10:30 a.m. Also due: Term Paper and Journal Set 4. (I must turn in grades by 4:00 pm Wednesday, December 21.)</p>


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