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SPRING 2012 COURSES

(FOR THE MAJOR BEFORE FALL 2009)

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Introductory Courses

ENG 1a  Introduction to Literary Studies
Ramie Targoff, MWR 11-11:50
May be substituted for 11a. 

ENG 11a  Close Reading: Theory and Practice
William Flesch, MWR 9-9:50

Courses Pre-1850

ENG 33a  Shakespeare
William Flesch, MWR 12-12:50

ENG 63a  Renaissance Poetry
William Flesch, MW 3:30-4:50

ENG 108a  Literature and Heresy
Laura Quinney, MWR 1-1:50

 ENG 120a  The Orlando Project
Thomas A. King, TF 12:30-1:50

Electives

 ENG 7a  American Literature from 1900-2000
John Burt, MWR 12-12:50

ENG 17a  Alternative and Underground Journalism
Caren Irr, MWR 11-11:50

ENG 20b  The Art of Flirtation: Reading Romance from Pride & Prejudice to Harry Potter
Dawn Skorczewski, TF 9:30-10:50

ENG 21a  Adolescent Literature
Sebastian Lecourt, TR 2-3:30

ENG 60b  The Films of Disney
Caren Irr, MWR 1-1:50

ENG 65b   The Last Romantics: Themes of Modern Poetry
Laura Quinney, MWR 10-11

ENG 75a   Early Detective Fiction: The Birth of a Literary Genre
Lisa Rourke, MWR 9-9:50

ENG 87a  Sex and Race in the American Novel
Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, TF 11-12:20

ENG 135b    Novel Horizons: Victorian Fiction and the Global Imagination
Sebastian Lecourt, TR 5-6:30

ENG 156a   Local Rebels: Cambridge Authors against the Grain
Michael Gilmore, MWR 10-10:50

ENG 156b   When Genius is a Family Affair: Henry, William, and Alice James
Kathleen Lawrence, M 5-8

ENG 167b  Twentieth-Century Black Fiction
Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, TR 2-3:20

World Literature Courses

ENG 77a  Screening the Tropics
Faith Smith, MW 2-3:20

ENG 117a  Salman Rushdie
David Babcock, TR 3:30-4:50

ENG 128b  Postcolonial Epidemics
David Babcock, TF 12:30-1:50

Creative Writing Courses

ENG 49a  Scriptwriting for the Short Film
Marc Weinberg, T 6:30-9:20

ENG 109a  Directed Writing: Poetry 
Olga Broumas, W 2-4:50

ENG 109b  Directed Writing
: Short Fiction 
Stephen McCauley, R 2-4:50
                                        
ENG 119a  Directed Writing: Fiction  
Colin Channer, F 9-11:50

ENG 119b  Directed Writing: Poetry
Melanie Braverman, M 9-11:50

Graduate Courses

ENG 207b  Fiction of the American South
John Burt, M 2-4:50

ENG 227a  Studies in Modernism
Paul Morrison, T 9-11:50

ENG 233a  Shakespeare Seminar
Thomas King, R 2-4:50