Texts For Purchase


Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen, Penguin Classics, ISBN 978-0141439518
Course reader.

 

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Learning Objectives


Students will develop their analytical and argumentative skills through the examination of literary texts. They will become familiar with the tenets of British Romanticism but will also learn contemporary critical efforts to rethink and re-theorize Romanticism to reflect a greater variety of artists in the period.  

 

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Organisation


There will be three contact hours per week, in a three-hour session on Tuesday from 1:30-4:20 pm. Students are expected to complete the week’s readings beforehand. The first hour will run from 1:30 to 2:20 pm and will feature a formal lecture on the historical and critical context of the readings for that week. The next two hours will run from 2:30 to 4:20 pm, with a ten-minute break in the middle. This second session will focus on class discussions of the reading. 

 

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Assessment


Class Participation, Attendance, and Short Reading Quizzes – 15 percent
Term Paper 1 – 30 percent
Term Paper 2 – 40 percent
In-Class Essay/Exam – 15 percent

 

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Last updated: 15 July 2019