Basic weekly themes in Environmental literature
2. T , 28 Writing about fictions of time & space – Robert Frost, Two Roads
Meet in the Cornell Fine Arts Museum that day.
3. T, 4 Expressing doubt in writing. Wahsington Irving, Sleepy Hollow
Th, 6 Capturing a sense of loss in writing. Joyce Carol Oates, Against Nature
4. T, 11 Discovering motive and motivating discovery when writing: Joyce Carol Oates, Against Nature
TH, 13 Select a subject: present the literature on that theme & what it means
5. T, 18 Is Film an art as literature or drama is an art form? Hemingway, Big Two Hearted River
Th, 20 "Making Films that make a difference," You attend the discussion Suntrust 4 PM
6. T , 25 Tom Stoppard, Arcadia (a play)
Th, 27 Tom Stoppard, Arcadia (a play)
7. T , 2 Presentations-- present the literature on a theme:
WHO WORKS THE LAND ?
Th, 4 Finding beauty in a Broken World: William E. B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk.
8. Th, 11 The Quest for an honorable peace with the land; William E. B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk.
10. T , 23 Faulkner's The Bear
Th, 25 Thoreau, Faith in a Seed
11. Th, 30 A field trip to Cornell Fine Arts Museum / also virtually visit the New York Public Library!
Th, 1 The New American voice http://web.rollins.edu/~jsiry/whitman.html
12. T, 6 Discovering sources of great literary expression: Ogden Nash poems
Th, 8Terry Tempest Williams, The Open Space of Democracy, pp. 1-107.
13. T, 13 A contemporary challenge: describing what we’ve tainted- Ground Truthing
14. T , 27 The IRONY of bourgeois reality: excerpts Rachel Carson's, Silent Spring
Th, 29 Barry Lopez “In the Garden of the Lord of War”
Meet in the Chapel Garden – weather permitting!
Thatis the last day
[i] Bishop, Elizabeth (1911–79), U.S. poet. Her poetry contrasts her experiences in South America 1952–67 with her New England origins. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her first two collections, North and South (1946) and A Cold Spring (1955). Other notable works include Geography III (1976). We will read the poem “Florida” aloud and in unison. Much like a drinking song!
[ii] The practice of reading something aloud;
lasten to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bf4TXjZrzAY
This is not a great, or polished example of what I mean but use it as a guide on what to do in the class when I ask you to recite passages: The student who did this says: this is an excerpt from The Souls of Black Folk. pages 38-41 from the "Digireads.com" version. just for reference, it was published in 1903. that's why he uses words like "whither" (which, btw means "where"...i had to look it up) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boEMS3Y7tmo
3:00 am - 4:15 pm
Olin Library, Rm-211
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12:00 pm - 12:50 pm