Sample Syllabi for Assorted Courses

 

(most of these courses are designed for a 15-week semester

but can be adapted for a 10-week quarter)

 

Basic Composition, designed to make use of available electronic technologies

 

World Literature from Gilgamesh to Cervantes, designed as a lower-division introductory survey for non-majors or beginning English majors (using The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, Expanded Edition, Vol. 1)

 

Introduction to Drama:  Emphasis on Tragedy, designed as a lower-division large lecture or lecture/discussion mix aimed either at non-majors or beginning English majors  (for a 10-week quarter)

 

The History of English Literature:  Beginnings to 1800, designed as an introductory survey for beginning English majors (using The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. 1, Sixth Edition)

 

The History of British and American Literature:  Beginnings to 1800, designed as an introductory survey for beginning English majors (using The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. 1, Seventh Edition, and The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Vol. 1, Fifth Edition))

 

Renaissance Literature, 1500-1603:  English Notions of Self and Nationhood, designed as an upper-division survey for English majors

 

Readings in Earlier Seventeenth-century British Literature, designed as an upper-division survey for English majors

 

Shakespeare on Page and Stage, designed as an upper-division survey for English majors (differs from my Shakespeare course for UCLA in that this syllabus is for a 15-week semester)

 

Restoration and 18th Century Drama:  Innovations in Genre, designed as an upper-division survey for English majors

 

Tragicomedy from Ancient Greece to Shakespeare, designed as a senior seminar for a 15-week semester

 

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