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English 4420 schedule, fall 2017

Updated 9/10/17

Note that this schedule of readings and assignments is tentative.  I will make additions and adjustments as need arises, giving ample notice in class and on the web when making changes in the schedule.

Day/Date Assignments due Readings due In class
Tuesday, August 15  

Course syllabus
2000-4000 grades and grading

Introduction to course
Simple Stuff
Thursday, August 17

Student info form
Drop/add ends

Golden rules
On plagiarism
The Sorrows of Young Werther v-vii, 1-39
 
Tuesday, August 22   Nuggets
The Sorrows of Young Werther 40-88
 
Thursday, August 24   Quotations
Flaubert overview
Madame Bovary
1-60
Authorial intrusion
Tuesday, August 29   Word problems
Madame Bovary 60-122
 
Thursday, August 31   Madame Bovary 122-80  
Tuesday, Sept. 5   Madame Bovary 180-247  
Thursday, Sept. 7

 

Tolstoy introduction vii-xviii
Family Happiness
3-81
 
Tuesday, Sept. 12 Class canceled MGA closed for Irma Class canceled
Thursday, Sept. 14   The Cossacks 85-166  
Tuesday, Sept. 19   The Cossacks 166-243  
Thursday, Sept. 21   The Death of Ivan Ilych 245-302  
Tuesday, Sept. 26   Ibsen introduction vii-xiv
A Doll House
1-88
 
Thursday, Sept. 28   Hedda Gabler 165-264 Paper 1 assigned
Discuss midterm
Tuesday, October 3 Paper proposals due   Midterm exam 
Thursday, October 5   Dostoyevsky introduction vii-xxiii
The Brothers Karamazov
1-84
 
Tuesday, October 10 Paper 1 The Brothers Karamazov 85-171  
Wednesday, Oct. 11 Last day to withdraw 
with "W" grade
   
Thursday, October 12

 

The Brothers Karamazov 171-243  
Tuesday, October 17   The Brothers Karamazov 245-325  
Thursday, October 19   The Brothers Karamazov 326-400  
Tuesday, October 24   The Brothers Karamazov 400-74  
Thursday, October 26   The Brothers Karamazov 475-551  
Tuesday, October 31 Paper 1 corrections The Brothers Karamazov 553-646  
Thursday, November 2   Kafka overview
"The Judgment" 1-10
"In the Penal Colony" 53-75
"A Country Doctor" 76-80
 
Tuesday, November 7   "The Metamorphosis" 11-52 Paper 2 assigned
Thursday, November 9   All Quiet on the Western Front 1-102  
Tuesday, November 14 Paper proposals due All Quiet on the Western Front 103-215  
Thursday, November 16   The Plague 1-99  
Monday-Saturday,
November 20-25
Thanksgiving holiday Thanksgiving holiday Thanksgiving holiday
Tuesday, November 28 Paper 2 The Plague 100-201  
Thursday, November 30   The Plague 202-308 Discuss exam
Final exam
Thursday, Dec. 7
1:00-3:00
     

Paper rewrites
Monday, Dec. 11 at noon

Submit rewrites in D2L Rewrites dropbox Noon is the hard deadline. . . .