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Writing English Essays – Syllabus

ECD 8018: Writing English Essays (Graduate Seminar) (Fall 2017)

Here is the course syllabus: 2017-9 Writing English Essays 8018 Syllabus

We’ll be using these texts. You can buy the print or e-book version:

  1. Writing Academic Papers in English: for Korean Writers (Kenneth Eckert) (Amazon, Whatthebook)
  2. Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities (Eric Hayot) (Amazon, Whatthebook, Kyobo Books)

British Society & Literature 2 – Syllabus

ENG 1061: British Society & Literature 2 (Fall 2017)

Here is the course syllabus: 2017-9 British Society & Literature 2 1061 Syllabus

We’ll be reading these texts. You can use any version, but please buy one in the full original English.

  1. Pygmalion (George Bernard Shaw) (Amazon, Gmarket, Free Public Domain)
  2. Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie) (Amazon, Gmarket)
  3. Poetry (Pdf Handout)
  4. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy #1 (Douglas Adams) (Amazon, Gmarket)
  5. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (J.K. Rowling) (also called Sorcerer’s Stone in U.S.) (Amazon, Gmarket)
  6. Optional: Writing Academic Papers in English: for Korean Writers (Kenneth Eckert) (Amazon, Readings 1, 2, 3, 4)

British Society Through Modern Novels – Syllabus

ENG 3044: British Society Through Modern Novels (Fall 2017)

Here is the course syllabus: 2017-9 British Soc Mod Novels 3044 Syllabus

We’ll be reading these texts. You can use any version, but please buy one in the full original English.

  1. Dubliners (James Joyce) (Amazon, Gmarket, Free Public Domain)
  2. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley) (Amazon, Gmarket, Free Public Domain)
  3. Lord of the Flies (William Golding) (Amazon, Gmarket)
  4. Lucky Jim (Kingsley Amis) (Amazon, Gmarket)
  5. Optional: Writing Academic Papers in English: for Korean Writers (Kenneth Eckert) (Amazon, Readings 1, 2, 3, 4)

Courses for Fall 2016

British Society & Literature 2 (1900-2000) – Download syllabus

  • Texts: Dubliners, James Joyce; Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw; Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams; A Pale View of Hills, Kazuo Ishiguro

Understanding British & American Fiction – Download syllabus

  • Texts: Macbeth, Shakespeare; The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald; Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling

Writing English Essays (Graduate Seminar) – Download syllabus

The Free Writing Manual (all courses)

Course Outlines for Fall 2015

Course outlines for Fall 2015:

How to Cite Course Texts

Response to class question: How do we prepare a works cited entry for texts read in this course? Here are some sample entries. Yours may of course vary by version.

Smith, Zadie. White Teeth. New York: Vintage Books, 2000.

Because Irie is pregnant, “she was always a bit weepy these days” (Smith 423).

Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. 1813. Project Gutenberg. Web. 28 May 2015.

The narrator says that a single man “in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife” (Austen chap. 1).

Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 1596. No Fear Shakespeare. Web. 18 May 2015.

Banquo answers, “The king’s a-bed” (Mac II.i.13).  (or, Macbeth II.i.13)

Abbreviations: Macbeth = Mac; Henry V = H V; Twelfth Night = Twel; Merchant of Venice = Merch; Tempest = Temp; full list at Games Museum

Please quote Shakespeare lines in the original language, not in translation!