English 10B-2 - Winter, 2017

Literatures in English II: 1700-1900

Class Information

Instructor: Hulbert, Annette
CRN: 22758
Time: MWF 1:10-2:00
Location: 107 Wellman

Description

    English 10B is the second segment in the required three-part Literatures in English sequence. This is a reading- and writing- intensive discussion class designed to prepare majors to succeed in upper division courses. Our focus in this class will be British and American literature produced between 1700 and 1900. We will explore the emergence of key literary genres and how they adapt to changing historical circumstances; colonial expansion and the development of capitalism; globalization and industrialization; gender and sexuality; race and empire.

Grading

    Quizzes: 10% 
    Paper 1: 20% 
    Paper 2: 25% 
    Short Writing Assignments: 20% 
    Final: 25%

Texts

    Robinson Crusoe (Penguin), Defoe
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Penguin), Jacobs
    Frankenstein (Broadview), Shelley
    Dracula (Broadview), Stoker