EN407  20th C. Lit, Spring 05

E. Gadzinski, Libr. 319, 635-2115, egadzinski@lssu.edu , Office hrs. mtwrf 1-3 or by appt.

 

Class Schedule:

 

Jan.      31  Hardy:  Hap, Channel Firing, The Voice, The Oxen

Feb      2    Conrad: Heart of Darkness

4        Conrad: Heart of Darkness

 

7        Amy  Lowell: The Pike; Robert Frost: The Road Not Taken, Birches, Desert

       Places

9    Edward Thomas: Adlestrop; A.E. Housman: Terence, This Is Stupid Stuff

                  Love

11    Wilfred Owen: Dulce Et Decorum Est, Disabled,  Ivor Gurney, To His Love

 

14    Siegfried Sassoon: Repression of War Experience; David Jones, from In

Parenthesis

16   E. E. Cummings, my sweet old etcetera, I sing of Olaf glad and big

18      Selections from Doughboy Doggerel (handout)

 

21  T. S. Eliot: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

23   Eliot: The Wasteland

25    The Wasteland

 

SPRING BREAK:  Recommended reading: Graves and Hodge, the Long Weekend (on reserve)—chapters Armistice 1918; Women; Reading Matter; Amusements; Sex; Art, Literature, and Religion

 

Mar      7  Ezra Pound:  In a Station at the Metro; The River Merchant’s Wife: a Letter,

                 Hugh Selwyn Mauberly (Life and Contacts)

            9   Virginia Woolf: The Mark on the Wall

            11  Susan Glaspell: Trifles

 

14    W. B. Yeats: The Lake Isle of Inisfree, The Second Coming, Sailing to

      Byzantium, An Irish Airman Forsees His Death, The Magi, Politics

            16  Dorothy Parker: The Waltz

18    William Carlos Williams: The Red Wheel Barrow, This is Just to Say, To

       Elsie

 

21    Wallace Stevens: Sunday Morning, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,

       Anecdote of the Jar, The Snow Man

            23   W. H. Auden:  Musee des Beaux Arts

24    No Class (Instructor out of town)

 

 

28    Gavin Ewart: When a Beau Goes In; Keith Douglas: Vergissmeinicht,

      Aristocrats; Henry Reed: Naming of Parts

29    Randall Jarell: The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner; James Dickey: The

      Firebombing; Lincoln Kerstein: Fall In, 8th Armored.

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            27  Final Paper due