Wednesday, October 2nd
Literary Terms for English 4460 (Created 9/24)
Monday, October 7th
Charlotte Smith, Emmeline (Volume I)
We’ll also be returning to Smith’s poetry, so please review the assigned sonnets and bring the course packet to class.
Wednesday, October 9th
Charlotte Smith, Emmeline (Volume II)
Monday, October 14th
Charlotte Smith, Emmeline (Volumes III)
I will be happy to read thesis statements/paragraphs for your first essay if you submit them to me sometime today.
Wednesday, October 16th
Emmeline (Volume IV)
Monday, October 21st
Re-read Collier’s Epistle . . (see above). Link to Duck’s poem (for class discussion).
Elizabeth Hands, A Poem, on the Supposition of an Advertisement Appearing in a Morning Paper, of the Publication of a Volume of Poems, by a Servant Maid, please print and bring to class
Ann Yearsley, “On Mrs. Montagu” and “To the Same; On Her Accusing the Author of Flattery“, please print and bring to class
First Essay due by Friday, October 25th
Monday, October 28th
Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary, A Fiction
Wollstonecraft, from Thoughts on the Education on Daughters (Wollstonecraft 289-293)
Wednesday, October 30th
Wollstonecraft, Selections from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, (Course Pack)
“It is time to effect a revolution in female manners — time to restore to them their lost dignity — and make them, as a part of the human species, labor by reforming themselves to reform the world” (Chapter III)
“Would men but generously snap our chains, and be content with rational fellowship instead of slavish obedience, they would find us more observant daughters, more affectionate sisters, more faithful wives, more reasonable mothers — in a word, better citizens” (From Chapter IX)