This schedule is subject to change as we work our way through the course. We may wish to spend more time on some texts, and less on others. "TBA" indicates areas where we may wish to add texts.

It is your responsibility to be prepared for the week's readings by having the entire novel read. 

 

Week

Subject of Discussion

September 9

Introduction/Syllabus Distribution

11-21

Literary Theory History

Formalism and New Criticism (Chapt 3)

New Criticism Principles

selected poetry

18 library session   

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23 IS Conference: no class 

25-30

Reader Response (Chapter 4)

The Yellow Wallpaper

Why I Wrote the Yellow Wallpaper

selected poetry

Journal Entry due Sept 30

October 2-7

Marxism

9-16

New Historicism (Chapt 6)

The Yellow Wallpaper and Gothic (article for critique assignment discussion)

 
Monday, Oct 12 Thanksgiving Day: no class

19-26

Poststructuralism/Deconstruction (Chapt 5)

Oct 14--Journal #2 due

Oct 23--Article Critique

28-November 6

Feminism

Queer Theory

The Yellow Wallpaper

Why I Wrote the Yellow Wallpaper

Oct 30--Journal #3 due

November 9 Pyschological
11 Remembrance Day: no class
13-18

Pyschological

November 13: Journal #4 due

Nov 16: Annotated Bibliography due

20-December 4

Postcolonialism

Ecocriticism

A Short History of Indians in Canada

Journal #5 due November 27

Research essay due Dec 4

7-11

Review

19, 1pm

Final Exam: take home