All you need to know about Gulliver's Travels, from Marie Paccou on Vimeo.
This special topics course is unlikely to be offered again for perhaps three or four years, so if you are interested in theatre, modernism, Irish literature, 20th-century philosophy, or writing so smart, funny and weird that it takes your breath away, make room in your schedule for Samuel Beckett in the Winter 2020 term. [Click … Continue reading For your consideration:
The British Apostrophe Protection society may have closed its doors, but its spirit lives on in your professors as they mark your papers.
Those who were not able to pick up their essays today can find them in the Hum&Lang office (HH100) on the shelves, in envelops with your names on them. Any questions or issues with the next paper, blog it or email me!
Tomorrow, I have decided to hold office consultations instead of class. I will be in my office during regular class time and you are invited to drop in, pick up your essay and chat about it, or the next one, or anything else as you like. Then next week, we will finish our discussion of … Continue reading Change of plans
I have uploaded, I believe, all the slides I have shown you, thus far, to D2L; if there are any that I have missed please let me know and I will add them. Each set of slides has been uploaded in three formats: Powerpoint, Keynote, and PDF.
"Does it matter if Mary Shelley was bisexual?" Fern Riddell, The Guardian (7 Nov. 2019): some more insight into Shelley and her importance as an artist.
I pulled out my phone after class and realised that the clock on the wall in the classroom had not been set back and I had ended class an hour early! I hope you used the time productively.
Jeanne Dorin McDowell, "The Science Behind Hollywood’s Movie Monsters," smithsonian.com (October 28, 2019). The laboratory where Frankenstein's monster is created in the 1931 film. (Courtesy of Universal Studios Licensing LLC)
I have added the descriptions for the second and third papers, and changed the due date for the second paper to the week after reading week. I would extend the deadline for the third paper as well but am unable as it is already due on the final day of class. But as you now … Continue reading Second and third papers