Kellie D. Holzer
Studies in the novel as it passes from a classic format to formats more experimental. Authors include George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and others.
For SUMMER 2008: Gender and Sex at the Fin de Siecle A swift survey of the following late Victorian phenomena: imperial masculinity, the New Woman, eugenics, sexology, aestheticism and decadence. Novels include Gissing's The Odd Women, Haggard's King Solomon's Mines, and Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lecture and class discussion
Class assignments and grading
Informal student presentations, quizzes, various short writing assignments (both as homework and in-class--some collaborative!), 5-6 page final paper.