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Reading Schedule

Be sure to always read the unit and author introductions in your text!

Week One:
30 Aug Attendance policy, texts, syllabus
1 Sept Introduction: The Eighteenth Century
3 Sept Voltaire, Candide, Chap. 1-12, pp. 24-41

Week Two:
6 Sept Class Canceled. Labor Day.
8 Sept Voltaire, Candide, Chap. 13-30 pp. 41-79
10 Sept Pope, The Rape of the Lock, pp. 336-355

Week Three:
13 Sept Swift, Gulliver's Travels, pp. 287-333.
15 Sept Moliere, Tartuffe, Acts I&II, pp. 110-135
17 Sept Moliere, Tartuffe, Acts III-V, pp. 135-166

Week Four:
20 Sept Chikamatsu, The Love Suicides at Amijima, pp. 447-471
22 Sept Wollstonecraft, Vindication of the Rights of Woman, pp. 526-528
24 Sept Introduction: The Nineteenth Century

Week Five:
27 Sept Goethe, Faust, Part I, through "Evening", pp. 551-603
29 Sept Goethe, Faust, Part I, pp.603651
1 Oct Blake, Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience, pp, 869-886 Wordsworth, all selections, pp. 890-901

Week Six:
4 Oct Coleridge, all selections, pp. 904-922 Keats, all selections, pp. 942-949
6 Oct Brontė, Wuthering Heights, Ch. 1-9, pp.682-730
8 Oct Brontė, Wuthering Heights, Ch. 10-16, pp. 731-773

Week Seven:
11 Oct Brontė, Wuthering Heights, Ch. 17-26, pp. 774-824
13 Oct Brontė, Wuthering Heights, Ch. 27-34, pp. 824-864
15 Oct Brontė, Wuthering Heights, wrap-up
Review for Exam One

Week Eight:
18 Oct Exam One
20 Oct Tolstoy, "The Death of Ivan Ilyitch", pp. 1104-1140
22 Oct Flaubert, " A Simple Heart," pp. 1019-1038

Week Nine:
25 Oct Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper, pp. 1212-1222
27 Oct To Be Announced
29 Oct " " "

Week Ten:
1 Nov Ibsen, A Doll's House, pp. 1056-1107
3 Nov Checkov, The Cherry Orchard, pp. 1179-1210
5 Nov Ogai, "The Dancing Girl," pp. 1298-1310

Week Eleven:
8 Nov Introduction: The Twentieth Century
10 Nov Conrad, Heart of Darkness, pp, 1367-1421
12 Nov Woolf, "A Room of One's Own," pp. 1573-1582

Week Twelve:
15 Nov Joyce, The Dead, pp. 1543-1570
17 Nov Kafka, The Metamorphosis, pp. 1585-1614
19 Nov Camus, "The Guest", pp. 1744-1753

Week Thirteen:
22 Nov Duras, Hiroshima, Mon Amour, pp. 1772-1793
24 Nov Garcķa Mįrquez, "A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings," pp. 1865-1869 Borges, "The Garden of Forking Paths," pp. 1659-1666
26 Nov Class canceled. Thanksgiving holiday.

Week Fourteen:
29 Nov Rifaat, "My World of the Unknown", pp. 1910-1919
1 Dec Achebe, Things Fall Apart, Chap. 1-13, pp. 1425-1474
3 Dec Achebe, Things Fall Apart, Chap. 14-25, pp. 1474-1503

Week Fifteen:
6 Dec Exam Two
8 Dec Workshop Papers
10 Dec Workshop Papers

Week Sixteen:
13 Dec
15 Dec Finals Week
17 Dec

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