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1660 - 1800 and beyond

Stefanie Head

Course: English 374
Spring 2008

Student Writing

English 374's Commonplace Book will be published here, as will exemplary essays written during the spring semester.

Office & Office Hours

Independence 175B
by appointment

Course Location & Time

Quinn Hall 214
T/R 11 - 12:15pm

Required Texts

The Castle of Otranto and The Mysterious Mother. By Horace Walpole. Editor Frederick S. Frank. Broadview, 2003.
ISBN: 155111304X

Vathek with Episodes of Vathek. By William Beckford. Editor Kenneth W. Graham. Broadview, 2001.
ISBN: 1551112817

 Caleb Williams. By William Godwin. Editors Gary Handwerk and A.A. Markley. Broadview, 2000.
ISBN: 1551112493

The Italian. By Ann Radcliffe. Editor Robert Miles. Penguin, 2001.
ISBN: 0140437541

The Monk. By Matthew Lewis. Editors D.L. Macdonald and Kathleen SCherf. Broadview, 2004.
ISBN: 1551112272

Wuthering Heights. By Emily Brontë. Editor Beth Newman. Broadview, 2007.
ISBN: 1551115320

The Sandman, Volume 3: "Dream Country." By Neil Gaiman. Vertigo, 1991.
ISBN: 156389016X

The Virgin Suicides. Director Sofia Coppolla. With Danny DeVito and Kirsten Dunst. Paramount, 2000.

A Writer's Reference. By Diana Hacker. Bedford/St. Martin, 2003.
ISBN: 0312412622

Course Requirements

Participation (15%)
1 Short Essay (10%)
1 Revision (10%)
1 Long Essay (25%)
4 Quizzes (40%)