ENG 200 Fall 2009

Lectures Library
Introduction to the Homeric Epic Hayden Library Catalog
Introduction to Medieval Literature, Culture, and Dante's Comedy  
Introduction to Formal Poetry and the Renaissance  
Introduction to Renaissance Drama: Othello  
Introduction to John Milton's Paradise Lost  
Introduction to Romantic Literature  
Introduction to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus - The Novel Genrenew!  
Introduction to the Short Story Genre: Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"  
Online Readings Audio
Homer, The Iliad | Summary of entire epic

Homer | Patroclos Pleads with Achilles | Hector and Achilles' Combat to Death | Hector's Death | Lecture on Homer and Summary of the Iliad (MP3)

Dante, The Inferno, Canto V and XXXIII Lecture on Dante's Inferno (37 min)(MP3)
Milton, Paradise Lost, Book I | Contextualizing summary of PL in its entirety Milton | Background to Milton's Paradise Lost (MP3)
P.B. Shelley, "Preface to Prometheus Unbound" Coleridge, "Kubla Khan"
Wordsworth, "Intimations of Immortality"  
Assignments Related Links

Writing Assignment I
PDF Honors Section Assignment Sheet | PDF Section #70879 Assignment Sheet

The Florence Summer Program
new! Writing Assignment II: Research Paper
Honors Section Assignment Sheet | Section #70879 Assignment Sheet
Instructor website
PDF Sample Research Paper The Ultimate List of Necessary Literary Works new!
Resources Optional Readings
Bulfinch's Mythology
Hayden Library Catalog
Newsweek: "Dante and the Cannibal Count "
PDF English Department Guide to Style (by Profs. Gregory Castle and Anita Obermeyer) (PDF)  

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