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EN203: Schedule

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Tuesday, August 25: Classes Begin; Terms and Techniques; Overview of Course


Friday, August 28: Encountering the Lyric Subject: Intro, Petrarch (C.2465-2479); “Letter to Dionisio da Borgo San Sepolero/Ascent of Mount Ventoux”; Rime Sparse/Rerum Fragmenta Vulgarium #s 1, 3, 34, 61, 62, 70, 90, 189, 333)


Tuesday, September 1: Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel (C. 2591-2631)


Friday, September 4: Rabelais, continued. Theme Response Due


Tuesday, September 8: Essaying the Self, Trying the World: Michel de Montaigne, “Introduction,” “To the Reader,” ”Of the Power of the Imagination,” “Of Cannibals” (C.2632-2653)


Friday, September 11: Montaigne, continued. Petrarch Paraphrases Due


Tuesday, September 15: Encountering and Critiquing the Courtly: Baldesar Castiglione, Book of the Courtier (C.2549-2564)


Friday, September 18: Castiglione; Theme Response Due


Tuesday, September 22: Gender and Class Violence in Fuente Ovejuna (Lope de Vega) C.2783-2798


Friday, September 25: de Vega; Summary Due


Tuesday, September 29: Shakespeare Sonnets (handout)


Friday, October 2: Sonnets, continued.


Tuesday, October 6: Individual Meetings; bring draft of essay 1


Friday, October 9: Exam 1; Essay 1 Due


Tuesday, October 13: Fall Break No Class


Friday, October 16: Sonnet Paraphrases Due; Enlightenment Encounters; Intro toMolière


Midterm Grades Due: 17th


Extra Credit: Film Screening TBA


Tuesday, October 20: Staging the Hypocrisy of Modern Life: Molière, Tartuffe (D.295-361) ** Long text; I suggest you start on this early!


Friday, October 23: Interpreting Satire: Molière; Summary due


Tuesday, October 27: Tales of Travel in the Enlightenment; Elivya Çelebi, The Book of Travels (D.281-292)


Friday, October 30: Celebi; Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, The Turkish Embassy Letters (handout) 


Tuesday, November 3: Celebi and Montagu; Theme Response Due. Begin reading Bashō.


Friday, November 6: Encountering the Self in the World II: Matsuo Bashō, The Narrow Road of the Interior (D.583-587, 603-629);


Tuesday, November 10: Gender and Enlightenment: Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruz; Reply to Sor Filotea (D.403-4300) *dense text; start reading early!


Extra Credit: Film Screening TBA


Friday, November 13: Sor Juana; Education, Progress, Society; Theme Response Due


Tuesday, November 17: Modern Romance: Haywood, Fantomina; or, Love in a Maze (handout); “Would ye have a young virgin” (Handout)


Friday, November 20: Poetry, Gender, and Reforming the Public Sphere: Alexander Pope, The Rape of the Lock (D.489-499); Summary Due


Tuesday, November 24: The Rape of the Lock, continued.


Tuesday, November 27: No Class- Thanksgiving Holiday; reread Pope


December 1: Poetry as Public Debate: Swift, Montagu (handouts); Essay 2 Due


December 4: Conclusions


Friday, December 11, 3:00-5:30pm: Final Exam Period; Essay 2 Revisions Due

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