University British Literature

So. . .here’s what we’re up to this semester. . .

7              Course introduction

9              Personal statement workshop

12           Personal statement workshop; Thank-you note due

14           Beowulf

16           Beowulf

19           Beowulf

21           Beowulf

23           Selections from Thomas Wyatt the Elder

26           Selections from Phillip Sidney, Astrophel and Stella

28           Local scholarship search

30           Local scholarship search; Extended

September

3              Essay 1 due; review

5              Test 1

9              Shakespeare, sonnet selections

11           Shakespeare, sonnet selections

13           Shakespeare, sonnet selections

16           College View

18           Hamlet

20           Hamlet

23           Hamlet

25           Hamlet

27           Hamlet

30           Twelfth Night

October

2              Twelfth Night

4              Twelfth Night; Review

7              Test 2

9              Research paper seminar

11           Research paper seminar; End of Q1; Extended Schedule

16           PSAT

18           Research paper seminar

21           Swift, “A Modest Proposal”; Research paper due

23           Swift, selections from Gulliver’s Travels

25           Swift, selections from Gulliver’s Travels

28           Swift, selections from Gulliver’s Travels

30           Swift, selections from Gulliver’s Travels

November

1              Behn, Oroonoko

4              Behn, Oroonoko

6              Behn, Oroonoko

8              Equiano, selections from Narrative

11           Equiano, selections from Narrative

13           Review

15           Test 3

18           Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer

20           Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer

22           Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer; Early release

December

2              Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer

4              Sheridan, The Rivals

8              Sheridan, The Rivals

9              Sheridan, The Rivals

11           Sheridan, The Rivals

13           Review

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