English 206-080 Honors
Spring 2000, MWF 10:10-11:00
Pearson 104
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 the Bookstore. (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, May 17.

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.


2/9	Introduction 
2/11	William Blake, Songs of Innocence

2/14	William Blake, Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience
2/16	William Wordsworth
2/18	William Wordsworth

2/21	Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
2/23	Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
2/25	Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

2/28	Coleridge and Mary Robinson, "Haunted Beach"
3/1	Jane Austen, Emma				Paper #1 due 
3/3	Jane Austen, Emma

3/6	Jane Austen, Emma
3/8	Jane Austen, Emma
3/10	Jane Austen, Emma

3/13	Jane Austen, Emma				
3/15	Jane Austen, Emma
3/17	Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats		Paper #2 due

3/20	Shelley and Keats
3/22	Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
3/24	Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
3/29	[Spring Break]
3/31	[Spring Break]
4/2	[Spring Break]

4/3	Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
4/5	Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
4/7	Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

4/10	Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights			Paper #3 due
4/12	Alfred Tennyson
4/14	Alfred Tennyson

4/17	Elizabeth and Robert Browning
4/19	Elizabeth and Robert Browning				
4/21	Christina Rossetti, "Goblin Market"					

4/24	Thomas Hardy	
4/26	Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon 
4/28	Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon			Paper #4 due

5/1	Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway	
5/3	Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway
5/5	Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway

5/8	Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway
5/10	Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway		
5/12 	 T.S. Eliot, "Prufrock" & "Hamlet and His Problems"

5/15	T.S. Eliot, "Prufrock" & "Hamlet and His Problems"
5/17	Conclusion				Final paper due