Spring 2012 - Undergraduate Course Description
Intructor:
Murphy, Jessica
Discipline and Number
LIT 3319 Section: 001
Day:
TR Time: 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Course Title:
Women in Early Modern Literature

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:

Students will read, discuss, and write about early modern literary works from a variety of genres intended to construct the "'ideal' woman," and explore this construction as it evolved through the history of early modern English literature (from about 1600 through about 1800). Students will engage critically with the texts and their historical milieus with attention to the theme of the course.

REQUIRED TEXTS:

This course has a special textbook bundle available at a reduced price: Norton Anthology of English Literature volume 1B and Norton Critical Edition of Emma by Jane Austen ISBN: 978-0-393-12660-0

You may also buy these items separately:
Norton Anthology of English Literature volume 1B ISBN: 9780393927180
Norton Critical Edition of Emma by Jane Austen ISBN: 9780393927641

Optional text (if you do not buy this one, please be sure to have access to some style guide that contains MLA style): MLA Handbook for Writers of Research papers 7th edition ISBN: 9781603290241

COURSE REQUIREMENTS/EVALUATION CRITERIA:

Work in the course will include short essays, regular participation, and a final project.

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