Readings in English translation no knowledge of Celtic languages assumed HU Tr

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religious narrative, and early Arthurian works. Readings in English translation; no knowledge of Celtic languages assumed. HU Tr English: Pre-1800 Lit English: Junior Seminar * ENGL 356a, The Young Adult Dystopian Novel Jill Richards Survey of young adult fiction across the twentieth century, with a focus on American writers. Topics include environmental apocalypse, biopolitics, youth indebtedness, juvenile sentencing, sexual violence, and racial profiling. Creative and critical writing components. WR , HU English: Junior Seminar English: American Lit * ENGL 357a / WGSS 340a, Feminist and Queer Theory Margaret Homans Historical survey of feminist and queer theory from the Enlightenment to the present, with readings from key British, French, and American works. Focus on the foundations and development of contemporary theory. Shared intellectual origins and concepts, as well as divergences and conflicts, among different ways of approaching gender and sexuality. WR , HU English: Junior Seminar * ENGL 358b, Literature for Young People Michele Stepto An eclectic approach to stories and storytelling for and by children. Authors include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Louisa May Alcott, Carlo Collodi, Jean de Brunhoff, Ursula LeGuin, J. K. Rowling, Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak, Philip Pullman, and Neil Gaiman. WR , HU RP English: Junior Seminar * ENGL 395a / LITR 154a, The Bible as Literature Leslie Brisman Study of the Bible as a literature—a collection of works exhibiting a variety of attitudes toward the conflicting claims of tradition and originality, historicity and literariness. Pre-1800 with completion of supplementary assignments in the language of the King James Bible. If there is sufficient interest, a second section will be offered. WR , HU RP
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English Language and Literature 293 English: Junior Seminar English: Pre-1800 Lit * ENGL 401a, J. M. Coetzee Justin Neuman A study of novels and other writings of J. M. Coetzee, exploring issues of animal and human rights, apartheid, race, gender, colonialism and postcolonialism, sex, pain, religion, and globalization. HU English: Senior Seminar * ENGL 411b / FILM 475b, Shakespeare on Film Brian Walsh A survey of the lively tradition of putting Shakespeare's plays on film, from the beginnings of cinema at the close of the nineteenth century to the present day. WR , HU English: Senior Seminar * ENGL 412b, Victorian Poetry Leslie Brisman The major Victorian poets, Tennyson and Browning, in the context of the romanticism they inherited and transformed. A selection of other Victorians whose genius or popularity warrants attention, including Morris, the Rossettis, Hardy, Swinburne, Hopkins, and Barrett Browning. WR , HU RP English: Senior Seminar English: Pre-1900 Lit * ENGL 414b / HUMS 453b, Utopia John Rogers An examination of utopian fiction. Focus on works from early modern England, with some attention to more recent utopian writings. The genre's Platonic origins, its ties to early modern political philosophy, its role in the rise of the novel, and its legacy in science fiction. Utopian literature's abiding concern with issues of social discipline, religion, education, science, marriage, and sex. WR , HU English: Senior Seminar
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