Suggested Schedule (4th ed.)

(Follow this schedule to keep pace for course completion; feel free to go faster.)

Weekend #1 (or Month #1 of Semester or Weeks 0-2.5 of Summer Session)

I. Pre-Assignments for Weekend #1:

We will divide the material into three units. If a classroom version of the class is available, it is held over three weekends. The first unit/weekend will concentrate on shorter readings, the second unit/weekend on longer readings, and the third unit/weekend on American/British texts. Only undergraduate students are required to attend the third weekend, but graduate students are responsible for this material.

For Weekend #1, read as much as you can of the following, making sure to read a poem or two from each of the poets:

Volume D
The Enlightenment in Europe and the Americas 91++
Jonathan Swift, 282++
Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire, 369++
Matsuo Basho, Buson, etc., 656++
NOTE: WE HAVE ONLY THREE READINGS IN VOLUME D, SO STUDENTS WILL NEED TO RESPOND TO ALL THREE IN THE FORUM.

II. Follow-up Assignments:

Forum/Discussion Followup for Online Students

Fall 15-Week Semester: 9/20
FA1 8-Week Term: 9/6
FA2 8-Week Term: 11/1

Paper #1

Fall 15-Week Semester: 9/21
FA1 8-Week Term: 9/7
FA2 8-Week Term: 11/2

Weekend #2 (or Month #2 of Semester or Weeks 2.5-5 of Summer Session)

I. Pre-Assignments for Weekend #2:

For Weekend #2, read as much as you can of the following. Try to read at least SOME of each text if you cannot finish all in time. NOTE: If you wish to make your presentation on a text Weekend #2, please be prepared to present or post your work prior to this time. If an online student, you must post your presentation during Week 3 for a "Weekend #2" reading or during Week 6 for a "Weekend #3" reading.

Volume E
An Age of Revolutions in Europe and the Americas, 3++
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 99++

The Romantic Poets and Their Successors, 305++
William Blake, 309++
William Wordsworth, 42, 309++
Samuel Coleridge, 334++
John Keats, 358++
Charles Baudelaire, 373++
Emily Dickinson, 388++
Christina Rossetti, 398++
Stephane Mallarme, 416++
Arthur Rimbaud, 423++
(You must select one Romantic or Poetry and Politics poem, which can be another poet in these sections, for discussion in Forum.)

At the Crossroads of Empire, 433+
Ghalib, 479++

Poetry and Politics, 529++
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 543++
Walt Whitman, 548++

Realism Across the World, 569++
Fyodor Dostoevsky, 574++
Henrik Ibsen, 724++
Anton Chekov, 806++
Rabindranath Tagore, 863++
Higuchi Ichiyo, 879++

Orature (Oral Lit), 889++

II. Follow-up Assignments:

Forum/Discussion Followup for Online Students

Fall 15-Week Semester: 10/25
FA1 8-Week Term: 9/27
FA2 8-Week Term: 11/22

Paper #2

Fall 15-Week Semester: 10/26
FA1 8-Week Term: 9/28
FA2 8-Week Term: 11/23

Weekend #3 (or Month #3 of Semester or Weeks 5-7.5 of Summer Session)

I. Pre-Assignments for Weekend #3:

A. Prepare Presentation (if not presented during Weekend #2). Notify Prof. Mendez or Dr. Schmidt via e-mail of the text you will present/teach. If an online student, you must post your presentation during Week 3 (5 for 15-week course) for a "Weekend #2" reading or during Week 6 (9 for 15-week course) for a "Weekend #3 reading.

B. For Weekend #3, read as much as you can of the following. Try to read at least SOME of each text if you cannot finish all in time.

Volume F
Modernism and Modernity, 3++
Franz Kafka, 201++
Lu Xun, 237++
Akutagawa Ryunosuke 331++
Jorge Luis Borges, 452++

Modern Poetry, 535++
William Butler Yeats, 546++
Rainer Maria Rilke, 561++
T. S. Eliot, 565++
Federico Garcia Lorca, 596++
Pablo Neruda, 604++
Octavio Paz, 653++

Postwar and Postcolonial Literature (1945-1968), 687++
Doris Lessing, 716++
Samuel Beckett, 755++
Chinua Achebe, 807++
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, 835++

Contemporary World Literature, 875++
Derek Walcott, 8XX++
Seamus Heaney 904++
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 909++
Leslie Marmon Silko, 927++
Nawal El Saadawi, 1003+|
Salman Rushdie, 1129++
Toni Morrison, 1172++

II. Follow-up Assignments and Final Due Dates

Final Opportunity for Online or In-Person Presentation of Seminar Leader Assignment

Fall 15-Week Semester: 11/30
FA1 8-Week Term: 10/10
FA2 8-Week Term: 12/5

Forum/Discussion Followup for Online Students

Fall 15-Week Semester: 11/29
FA1 8-Week Term: 10/11
FA2 8-Week Term: 12/6

Paper #3

Fall 15-Week Semester: 11/30
FA1 8-Week Term: 10/12
FA2 8-Week Term: 12/7

ALL ASSIGNMENTS DUE

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