USEM 51b

Assumed Identities

 

Spring 2005

Prof. Lansing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 19

Introduction: Soldati, "The Man in Black"

Mar 14

Part II: Prologue, 10-21

 

 

16

Part II: 42-55

24

Yvain, verses 1-3130

 

 

26

verses 3131 - end

21

Part II: 64-74

 

 

23

(cont'd)

31

Inferno, cantos 1-3

24

Exam

Feb 2

cantos 4-10

 

 

 

 

28

The Merchant of Venice

7

cantos 11-17

30

 (cont'd)

9

cantos 18-27

 

 

 

Apr 4

The Merchant: ethics, and history

14

cantos 28-33

6

 (cont'd)

16

canto 34

 

 

VACATION

11

Silone, Bread and Wine

28

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

13

 (cont'd)

Mar 2

(cont'd)

 

 

 

 

18

Conrad, "The Secret Sharer"

7

Don Quixote, Part I: Prologue, 1-11, 19-20

20

 (cont'd)

9

Part I: 23-37, 46-52

VACATION

 

 

May 4

Term paper due

 

 

 

 

 

Office:

112 Shiffman

 

 

 

Hours:

MW 1:30-2:10, 5-6, and by appointment

 

 

 

Phone:

63205

 

 

 

Email:

lansing@brandeis.edu

 

 

 

Website:

www.brandeis.edu/~lansing

 

 

 

Grading:

Short papers: 50%; Take-home final 25%;

 

 

 

 

Class participation: 25%

 

 

 

 

All written work must be submitted by email attachment in Word