E 491: ORIGINS OF READING


491 Schedule

 

Dec. 5 - 9

We meet MWF 11:15am - 12:05pm in Tobin 422.

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15

WEEK 14 Dalkey

    M 5 Dec. O'Brien

    • The Dalkey Archive, pp. 138 - 204 due.

     

    W 7 Dec O'Brien et al.

    • Discussion.

     

    F 9 Dec Discussion CLASS CANCELLED (snow)

    • Borges, "The Zahir," pp. 156-164.
    • Borges, "The God's Script," pp. 169-173.
    • Quality v. Appeal: take a look at some Maine and Massachusetts poets on Poetry.com

NB. As we conclude, consider the different roles you play as a reader. Consumer, critic, confidant--these roles ask you to approach a fictional text with different sets of suppositions. How do you know which role to take? What makes a book good, as opposed to appealing (of course, it might be both)?