Department of English

Summer 2013 Course Schedule

 

Undergraduate Courses

 

ENGL 246A.01: Popular Literature:

Dracula in Fiction and Film J. Khader

CRN 2392 MTWRF 10:45 – 12:55 PM

 

In this course, we will focus on the Ur-text of vampire literature, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and the various ways in which the image if the Undead Count has been adapted and transformed by different writers and film-makers around the world. After reading Stoker’s fast-paced and action-packed novel, we will examine various literary and cinematic adaptations that offer different perspectives on the image and meaning of the immortal Count. Texts include Bram Stoker’s Dracula; Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire; Hideyuki Kikuchi, Vampire Hunter D; and Karen Essex, Dracula in Love. Films may include Murnau’s NosferatuBadham’s Dracula (with Frank Langella); Tod Browning’s American Dracula (with Bela Lugosi); Hammer’s Dracula has Risen from the Grave; and Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula (with Gary Oldman), and others.

Requirements: quizzes, 2 short analytical papers, and a final exam

 

 

ENGL 246A.02: Popular Literature:

Literature for Children and Young Adults G. Radley

CRN 2676 MTWRF 10:45 – 12:55 PM

Focuses on one or more forms of popular literature, including science fiction, crime fiction, vampire lit, and fantasy. It engages students with the cultural origins of such literature, the specific forms it has taken, and the work those forms do in the world.

 

 

 

ENGL 465.01: Author Study Seminar:

Fielding’s Tom Jones L. Snook

CRN 2674 MTWRF 1:30-3:40 PM

 

No description available at this time.

 

 

 

Creative Writing Courses for Undergraduates

Summer 2013

 

 

ENCW 311A.95: Non-Fiction Workshop: Travel Writing

Innsbruck Abroad Course N. Barber

CRN 2694 TBA

 

No description available at this time.

 

 

ENCW 312A.01: Fiction Workshop M. Powell

CRN 2677 MTWRF 4:15-6:25 PM

 

A workshop helping students develop their skills in such fiction techniques as characterization, plot, setting, point of view, and style. Permission of the instructor required.

 

ENCW 412.01: Advanced Fiction Workshop

CRN 2678 MTWRF 4:15-6:25 PM M. Powell

 

A workshop helping students develop their skills in such fiction techniques as characterization, plot, setting, point of view, and style. Permission of the instructor required.

 

 

 

Graduate Courses

Summer 2013

 

ENGL 565.01: Author Study Seminar:

Fielding’s Tom Jones L. Snook

CRN 2675 MTWRF 1:30-3:40 PM

 

No description available at this time.

 

ENCW 512.01: Fiction Workshop  M. Powell

CRN 2679 MTWRF 4:15-6:25 PM

 

A workshop helping students develop their skills in such fiction techniques as characterization, plot, setting, point of view, and style. Permission of the instructor required.