English 206-080 Honors
Fall 2001, MWF 10:10-11:00
Gore 315
Prof. Grossman

ENGL 206: British Literature II


Please use the editions listed. The "isbn" number uniquely indicates the edition and can be used for ordering books. Books will be available at Follet's (University bookstore) and possibly at Rainbow Books, Main Street. (Many of these books cost $1.00. We will not be using the Norton Anthology.)

Recommended reference book: M.H. Abrams, A Glossary of Literary Terms (available at Morris Library in the reference department, PN41.A184 1993).


One in-class report on an author or a topic.

Four 4-page, close-reading papers, due:

For one paper, you may substitute an intellectually creative response to the text (a parody, a collage, a soundtrack, etc.).

One final 6-page paper, due Wednesday, December 5.

In addition:

Finally, a word about academic integrity. Always note your sources and do not hesitate to ask me about the correct ways of handling and citing outside sources.


8/29	Introduction 
8/31	William Blake, Songs of Innocence

9/3	[Labor day, no class]
2/5	William Blake, Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience 
2/7	William Wordsworth

9/10	William Wordsworth
9/12	Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
9/14	Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

9/17	Coleridge & Robinson, "Haunted Beach" 	Paper #1 due
9/19	Jane Austen, Emma 
9/21	Jane Austen, Emma

9/24	Jane Austen, Emma
9/26	Jane Austen, Emma
9/28	Jane Austen, Emma

10/1	Jane Austen, Emma				
10/3	Jane Austen, Emma
10/5	Jane Austen, Emma			Paper #2 due

10/8	Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats 
10/10	Shelley and Keats
10/12	Emily Bront�, Wuthering Heights
10/15	Emily Bront�, Wuthering Heights
10/17	Emily Bront�, Wuthering Heights 
10/19	Emily Bront�, Wuthering Heights

10/22	Emily Bront�, Wuthering Heights
10/24	Emily Bront�, Wuthering Heights
10/26	[Fall Break]

10/29	Emily Bront�, Wuthering Heights		Paper #3 due
10/31	Alfred Tennyson
11/2	Alfred Tennyson

11/5	Robert Browning
11/7	Robert Browning, Christina Rossetti
11/9	Christina Rossetti					

11/12	Thomas Hardy, Tess			Paper #4 due
11/14	Thomas Hardy, Tess 
11/16	Thomas Hardy, Tess	

11/19	Thomas Hardy, Tess
11/21	Thomas Hardy, Tess	
11/23	[Thanksgiving Recess]

11/26	Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon
11/28	Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon		
11/30	T. S. Eliot

12/3	[no class]
12/5	Conclusion				Final paper due