2008-09 Catalog

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Program Description

The English Romantics

NEW! Last Updated: 03/10/2008

Winter quarter

Faculty: Charles McCann English

Major areas of study include literature, British history and writing.

Class Standing: Juniors or seniors; transfer students welcome.

Students in this program will work together exploring part of a critical age in our cultural heritage, English literature 1780-1830. We will read the poetry of Coleridge, Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley, Byron; novels by Edgeworth, Austen, Scott, M. Shelley; and histories of two contemporary revolutions.

Participants will read critically, learn to adjust reading speeds to different purposes, to organize their thoughts in expository writing, and to learn from from their peers.

Students will be prepared for every seminar, write weekly short papers on poetry, and research and write one longer paper on a historical topic.

Credits: 16 per quarter

Enrollment: 25

Books: www.tescbookstore.com

Program is preparatory for careers and future studies in the humanities and literature.

Planning Units: Culture, Text and Language

Program Revisions

Date Revision
March 10th, 2008 This is a new program for Winter 2009, not published in the catalog.