Instructor: Cajsa C. Baldini

Sections taught Spring 2009:
#10240 (honors)
#10242 (hybrid)


Online readings

Introduction to the Homeric Epic   Homer, The Iliad | Summary of entire epic
Introduction to Medieval Literature and Dante   Dante, The Inferno, Canto V and XXXIII
Introduction to Formal Poetry   Milton, Paradise Lost, Book I | Contextualizing summary of PL in its entirety
Introduction to Milton, Paradise Lost Book I   Wordsworth, "Intimations of Immortality"
Introduction to Literary Criticism    
Introduction to Romanticism  
Introduction to the Novel: Frankenstein, Or, the Modern Prometheus   Resources

Introduction to Allegorical Fiction and E. A. Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death"

Introduction to the Short Story/Faulkner - The Southern Gothic

Bulfinch's Mythology
Hayden Library Catalog
PDF English Department Guide to Style (by Profs. Gregory Castle and Anita Obermeyer) (PDF)

Audio Audio Resources



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

Lecture on Dante's Inferno (37 min)(MP3)

Milton | Background to Milton's Paradise Lost (MP3)

Coleridge, "Kubla Khan"


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