Vampires, Monsters, Madness - Fables of Modernity

Course Number: ENGL 65FM
Prerequisites: Writing 2 or its equivalent
Advisory Enrollment Information: Open to non-majors. Course may be repeated twice providing the letter designations are different.
General Education Areas Fulfilled: GE Area G Requirement, Writing Requirement
Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 65AA-ZZ
Quarter: Spring 2018
Instructor: Wicke, Jennifer
Day(s): MW
Time: 11:00am - 12:15pm
Location: GIRV 1004
Description:
This lecture course will be a mixture of three novels, short fiction, and two films.  Highlights include Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, Bram Stoker's Dracula, James Joyce, from Dubliners, Virginia Woolf's "The Mark on the Wall" and "Lady in the Looking Glass," and stories Kafka, Beckett, Carter, and Ishiguro.  The central idea is to trace an important arc in modernist literature, culture and film.