2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

British Literature, 1800-Present

Summer quarter

Faculty: Trevor Speller British literature

Fields of Study: literature and writing

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40013 (4) Second Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


This all-level course will offer a survey of British literature from 1800 to the present. We will be reading poetry, novels, nonfiction, and drama through the Romantic, Victorian, Modern, and Post-Modern periods, focusing especially on the relationship between realism and the supernatural. 

Major authors will likely include Samuel Coleridge, Jane Austen, George Eliot, Lewis Carroll, Samuel Beckett, T. S. Eliot, Chinua Achebe, and Salman Rushdie. Students are expected to write two papers, participate in peer editing workshops, and complete quizzes and other in-class writing assignments. 

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 12:30-4:30p Tue/Thu (Jul. 26 - Aug. 25)

Required Fees: $50 for museum and/or play admission

Preparatory for studies or careers in: humanities, literature, writing

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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