Wesleyan Home Page
WesMaps Home Page
Course Search by CID
Academic Year 2005/2006
HIST 294 SP
Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century attitudes toward politics, economics, society and history will be examined from works of fiction that directly criticize an existing society, or that present an alternative, sometimes
Cervantes, DON QUIXOTE
Bunyan, PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
Defoe, ROBINSON CRUSOE
Swift, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Montesquieu, PERSIAN LETTERS
Dickens, BARNABY RUDGE
Manzoni, THE BETROTHED
Nietzsche, THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRA
Edward Bellamy, LOOKING BACKWARD
Harriet Beecher Stowe, UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
readings to be announced.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Reading notes and three papers.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
At least one work will be read each week. All students NOT in COL must take this course for a letter grade.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
to submit comments or suggestions. Please include a url, course title, faculty name or other page reference in your email
Copyright Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 06459