English 10B - Winter, 2024

Literatures in English II: 1700-1900

Class Information

Instructor: Frederickson, Kathleen
Time: MWF 11:00-11:50am
Location: Olson 146
GE Areas: Writing Experience


English 10B is the second course in the required three-part Literatures in English sequence. This is a reading- and writing-intensive class designed to prepare you for upper-division classes in the English major. This course is designed to improve your close reading and research skills and to give you an outline of some of the key themes emerging in the literatures of this period. To that end, we will read prose, poetry, and drama written in English between1700-1900 by authors who lived in a number of different geographical locations.


2 papers
1 revision assignment
Section assessment


The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde
Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Olaudah Equiano
Frankenstein, Mary Shelley