FALL 2008 ONLINE
Fall 2008 Online
This section of World Literature, ENGL 2112, exploresthe genesis and maturity of modern thought and literaryexpression from the latter-seventeenth century until thepresent
World Literature 2 examines national literaturesother than those of Britain and America from theRenaissance to the present. Particular emphasis isplaced on western literature, especially continental,Russian, and Latin American ﬁction of the 19th and20th centuries.World Literature 2 explores texts — poems, novels,novellas, plays, and short stories — in theirhistorical and cultural contexts (particularly thescientiﬁc and intellectual movements of Enlightenment, Romanticism, and Modernism) aswell as consider how those texts still inform ourviews of ourselves today.Since we have only a limited time in this survey, wewill concentrate on both diversity of texts exploredand the detail of that exploration. Authors includeVoltaire, Pushkin, Dostoyevsky, Baudelaire,Rimbaud, Ibsen, Mann, Borges, Kundera, andCalvino, among others.
Lawall, Sarah, et al.
The Norton Anthology of WesternLiterature, Volume 2
. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.
Since this is an online course, you must have accessto a newer computer with a reliable Internet access.As a part of this requirement, your computer shouldhave a current web browser, like Safari or Firefox,and Adobe Acrobat installed.There are computers available for open-use oncampus, but you should not rely on these. The work for this course is too much for you to accomplish inthe ARC.
You are required to have an account on LitMUSE,the server that will support all of your work in thisclass. You should login to the server at least once aday to receive any announcements or changes thatare made to the class.
“No one shall know our joys, save us alone, / And there’s no evil till the act is known; / It’s scandal, Madam, which makes it an offense, / And it’s no sin to sin in conﬁdence.”
An online course hasparticular difﬁcultiesthat you shouldconsider beforeundertaking it.Consider yourenrollment carefully.
What is expected that you complete in order topass the course. All of these requirementsmust be completedsuccessfully for astudent to pass thecourse.
These are the rules of the class that allstudents are expected to follow, from attendanceto technologicalliteracy. These policiesare always the ﬁnalword.
The reading,assignment, and examschedule.
Each class meeting will follow a certainprocedure. From quiz toquestions, from lectureto discussion, theprocedure will be followed daily.
Where and how tocontact me, yourprofessor for the course,Dr. Lucas.
81303 ENGL 2112.03 Tues 8:15-10:45a H/SS-222
Dr. Gerald R. Lucas