Week 13, April 13: Romanticism: Reading Self & Society
1. J.J. Rousseau, The Confessions. The Norton Anthology of World Literature,
volume E. (extracts)
2. William Wordsworth, selected poems: My Heart Leaps Up, The World is Too
Much With Us.
* The deadline for Essay 2, comp lit 1010, is now APRIL 9th,
Thursday. Pushed back one week. Details to follow in class.
Week 10, March 23: Brainwashing?: Politics and Literature or
Whats the Point?
Readings: all from Zhao Shuli, or .
1. The Marriage of Y
Week 3, Feb 4: Reading Poetically: On Imagination. Ambiguity, Again.
*These are short poems but re-read them and read them out loud. Have a dictionary
1. William Carlos Williams: Read all but study these: Queen-Annes-Lace;
The Great Figu
Week 7, March 2: Labor of Life, Labor of Reading.
1. Tillie Olsen, I Stand Here Ironing. Tell Me A Riddle. (Dell Press, 1961.)
2. Tillie Olsen, I Want You Women Up North To Know. Oxford Anthology of
Modern American Poetry
3. D.H Lawrence, The Ro
Week 5, Feb 16: Everything Means Something Else, II. Ambiguity.
Raymond Carver, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.
Raymond Carver, Cathedral. The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction (7th edition).
ESSAY 1 Due Date: TUESDAY February