ENGLISH 339-E
Prof. Cora Agatucci

Literary Genres

ENGL 339-E Tentative Course Plan ~ Spring 2003
URL of this webpage: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/courseplan.htm
Short Cuts: Week #1 | #2 | #3 | #4 | #5 | #6 | #7 | #8 | #9 | #10 | Final

Ongoing updates - be sure to "refresh" this web page to ensure that you are seeing the latest version.  Thanks, Cora
Student Final Term Projects -
ENGL 339,  Spring 2003
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/finalprojects.htm

Wk #1

Assignments Due:

In-Class . . .
Mon. 
3/31
Activate your
Student COCC E-mail/Network Account
Introduction to the Course: Syllabus, Course Plan handouts
Overview of course novels & films
Wed.
4/2
bullet Review ENGL 339-E course web
bullet Email Cora: cagatucci@cocc.edu
bullet Begin reading selections from online  Introduction to Historical Fiction
bullet Review Online Course Pack on
Sir Walter Scott &
Braveheart
Cora sick - class canceled
Fri.
4/4
Assign Seminar #1 Reports: What Is Historical Fiction?
Genre Theory & History
The English Novel, Historical Fiction, & Sir Walter Scott

Arrange future film viewings
bullet ENGL 339-E  Course Web Site:
URL:  http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/index.htm
bullet Introduction to Historical Fiction: [Summaries of] Selected Readings - Online
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/Intro/
bullet Student COCC E-mail/Network Account
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/plab/Computer%20Accounts/computer_acc.htm
N.B.  Students need this account to use a computer in a COCC/OSU-Cascades lab or classroom
bullet Upcoming Assignments: see ENGL 339 Course Plan
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/courseplan.htm
bullet Online Course Pack Index to ENGL 339-E Resources:
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/coursepack/
bullet Cora's Online Reserve (password-protected/access restricted to current term students) URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci_articles/
TBA in class:  Username:_____________ Password:______________

Recommended viewing:  Braveheart (Paramount Pictures, 1995), Dir. Mel Gibson

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Wk #2

Assignments Due:  REVISED

In-Class . . . REVISED
Mon. 
4/7
See Wed., 4/9 No Class Meeting: See Fri., 4/11
Wed
4/9
bullet Everybody: Seminar #1 Reports on reading selections from online Introduction to Historical Fiction
Seminar #1 Reports: What Is Historical Fiction?
Seminar #1 Summarizer: 
Cora
Fri
4/11
bullet Begin Reading Jewel in the Crown Parts One, Two & Three (pp. 3-158)
bullet Review online Course Pack on:
--Paul Scott,
--Jewel in the Crown 
Study Guide
--Making of Jewel in the Crown
FILM VIEWING: 1:00-3:00
Jewel in the Crown, episode 1 & part of Episode 2 (Granada Studios, first broadcast on British independent television in 1984)  Runtime: 100 + min.  Dir. Christopher Morahan; Wr. Paul Scott, Irene Shubik, & Kenneth Taylor

Cora's Seminar #1 Summary for student review.
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/seminar1.htm

Paul Scott & Jewel in the Crown Online Resources include:
Paul Scott
: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/coursepack/PaulScott.htm
Jewel in the Crown Study Guide Index:
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/coursepack/JewelSGtoc.htm
Making of Jewel in the Crown:
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/coursepack/makingJewel.htm

Recommended:  Spring 2002 Seminar #1 ~ What Is Historical Fiction?
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/spring2002/Seminar1.htm

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Wk #3

Assignments Due:

In-Class . . . REVISED
Mon. 
4/14
bullet Read Cora's Seminar #1 Summary online
bullet Continue reading Jewel in the Crown:  Parts One, Two & Three (pp. 3-158)
bullet Review Jewel in the Crown Study Guide (Online Course Pack)
Distribute handout:  Cora's Seminar #1 Summary
In-Class Viewing:
more of Part of Episode 2 of Jewel in the Crown (40 min.)
Wed
4/16
bullet Finish reading Jewel in the Crown:  Parts One, Two & Three (pp. 3-158)
bullet Everybody: Be prepared to pose Discussion Questions on Jewel in the Crown - Parts One, Two, & Three
Discuss Cora's Seminar #1 Summary
Assign Seminar Leader & Summarizer tasks for rest of term.
Pose Student Discussion Questions
on Jewel in the Crown - Parts One, Two, & Three
Fri
4/18
bullet Seminar #2 Reports (on Jewel in the Crown - Parts One, Two, & Three) Assigned Leaders: 
Lydia S. & Tanya E.
Seminar #2 on Jewel in the Crown - Parts One, Two, & Three)
Seminar #2 Summarizers:
Amber K. & Carley D.
By Sun, 4/20, 12 noon - DUE: Seminar #2 Summaries E-Mail to Cora for webposting: cagatucci@cocc.edu
By Sun, 4/20, 5:00 p.m. - Student Seminar #2 Summaries webposted for student review. URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/seminar2.htm

Recommended: 
Spring 2002 Seminar #2 ~ Jewel in the Crown
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/spring2002/Seminar2.htm
Spring 2002 Seminar #3 ~ Jewel in the Crown
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/spring2002/Seminar3.htm

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Wk #4

Assignments Due: REVISED

In-Class . . . REVISED
Mon. 
4/21
bullet Read (online) Seminar #2 Summaries
bullet Read Jewel in the Crown, Parts Five & Seven (pp. 199-270 & 359-462)
bullet By 1:00:  Everybody Email to Cora for webposting:  Discussion Questions on Jewel in the Crown - Parts Five & Seven:
cagatucci@cocc.edu
No Class Meeting: See Fri., 4/25
Wed
4/23
bullet Seminar #3 Reports (on Jewel in the Crown - Parts Five & Seven) assigned Leaders:
Adam L., Christine D., & Tami C.
Seminar #3 (Discussion Questions & Reports) on Jewel in the Crown - Parts Five & Seven
Seminar #3 Summarizers:
Lydia S. & Tanya E.
Assign Seminar #4 Summarizers (on To Live & History Vs. Fiction with Prof. Patricia O'Neill )
Fri
4/25
 
bullet DUE: Seminar #3 Summaries
E-Mail to Cora
for webposting:
cagatucci@cocc.edu
bullet View To Live
bullet Recommended: Read To Live (online handout) Film Notes, etc. on Cora's Online Reserve (password protected - see Cora's email sent to all class members on Thurs., 4/24)

http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci_articles/ToLive.htm

FILM VIEWING: 1:00-3:15 p.m.
To Live
(Samuel Goldwyn Co.-Era International (HK) Ltd- Shanghai Film Studios. Dir. Zhang Yimou [People's Republic of China; first released 1994). Based on the novel by Yu Hua. Hallmark Home Entertainment, 1995. In Mandarin Chinese language, with English subtitles.) Runtime: 132 min. 

By Fri, 4/25, midnight -  Student Seminar #3 Summaries will be webposted (by Cora) if received in time before "web editing freeze" for student review:
URL:
http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/seminar3.htm

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Wk # 5

Assignments Due: REVISED

In-Class . . . REVISED
Mon. 
4/28
bullet Read (online) Seminar #3 Summaries
bullet Recommended: Read To Live (online handout) Film Notes, etc. on Cora's Online Reserve (password protected - see Cora's email sent to all class members on Thurs., 4/24)

http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci_articles/ToLive.htm

Seminar #4 on To Live, History Vs. Fiction, Historian's Use of Historical Fiction - Seminar Leader: Dr. Patricia O'Neill, Professor of History
Seminar #4 Summarizers:
Tami C. & Jan V.
Wed.
4/30
bullet Begin reading Pale View of Hills
No Class Meeting: See Fri., 5/2
 
Fri.
5/2
 
bullet DUE: Seminar #4 Summaries
E-Mail to Cora
for webposting:
cagatucci@cocc.edu
bullet View Rhapsody in August
bullet Continue reading Pale View of Hills

See Recommended Resources on Rhapsody in August & A Pale View of Hills listed below.

FILM VIEWING: 1:00-3:00
Rhapsody in August (Japan, 1991)
Dir. Akira Kurosawa. In Japanese & English, with English subtitles. Run-time: 98 min.

NOTE:  Purchase all course novels soon (if you haven't already) . . . before the Bookstore begins clearing the textbook shelves to make way for Summer 2003 textbooks.

Student Seminar #4 Summaries webposted (by Cora) for review:
URL:
http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/seminar4.htm

Recommended Resources:

Rhapsody in August & Akira Kurosawa ~ ENGL 339 Online Course Pack
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/coursepack/August.htm
Kazuo Ishiguro & A Pale View of Hills  ~ ENGL 339 Online Course Pack
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/coursepack/Ishiguro.htm

Boone Nicholson's online Term Project (ENG 339 & WR 316, Spring 2002):
"...
A comparative study of Kazuo Ishiguro's A Pale View of Hills and Akira Kurosawa's Rhapsody in August, their connections to historical fiction, common themes, and the images/interpretations found in each work. My project includes annotated bibliographies of useful sources that might assist other students or teachers researching these subjects"
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/wr316ca/boonen/TermProject/termproject.htm
Annotated Bibliographies on A Pale View of Hills & Rhapsody in August
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/wr316ca/boonen/TermProject/annotatedintro.htm

Student Analyses of Pale View of Hills, Rhapsody in August, & "The Rite"
[Originally prepared for ENGL 390 - Multicultural Literature - Spring 1998]
http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/students/August_Pale98.htm

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Wk# 6

Assignments Due: REVISED

In-Class . . . REVISED
Mon. 
5/5
 
bullet Read (online) Seminar #4 Summaries
bullet Everybody: Prepare Discussion Questions on A Pale View of Hills
Discuss Student Seminar #4 Summaries & Rhapsody in August, & Discussion Questions on A Pale View of Hills
 
Wed.
5/7
 
bullet Seminar #5 assigned Leaders:
Carley D. & Jan V.
Seminar #5 on A Pale View of Hills
Seminar #5
Summarizers:
Lisa L. & Christine D.
Fri.
5/9

 
bullet DUE: Seminar #5 Summaries
E-Mail to Cora
for webposting:
cagatucci@cocc.edu
bullet Begin reading Nervous Conditions
bullet Review online Nervous Conditions Study Guide
Review Discussion
Assign Term Project (see Cora to discuss)

By Sat, 5/10, 12 noon p.m. -  Student Seminar #5 Summaries webposted (by Cora) for student review:
URL:
http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/seminar5.htm

Online Nervous Conditions Study Guide:
URL:
http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum211/dangarembga.htm

NOTE: Chocolat (videotape) is on COCC 2-day checkout reserve under C. Agatucci, ENG 339

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Wk# 7

Assignments Due:

In-Class . . .
Mon. 
5/12
 
bullet Read (online) Seminar #5 Summaries
bullet Continue reading Nervous Conditions
No Class Meeting: See Fri., 5/16
 
Wed.
5/14
 
bullet Everybody: prepare Discussion Questions on Nervous Conditions
Intro to Nervous Conditions & Chocolat (historical backgrounds)
Discussion Questions on Nervous Conditions
Fri.
5/16

 
NOTE: Chocolat (videotape) is on COCC 2-day checkout reserve under C. Agatucci, ENG 339 FILM VIEWING: 1:00-3:00
Chocolat (France-Cameroon-Germany, 1988) Dir. Claire Denis. In French with English subtitles.  Run-time: 106 min.

Resources:
Online Nervous Conditions Study Guide (also distributed as paper handout)
URL:
http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum211/dangarembga.htm

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Wk# 8

Assignments Due:

In-Class . . .
Mon. 
5/19
 
bullet Seminar #6 assigned Leaders:
Lisa L. & Amber K.
Seminar #6 on Chocolat & Nervous Conditions

Seminar #6 Summarizers:
Adam L. [& Cora ?]

Wed.
5/21
 
bullet Topic ideas for Term Project
Discuss Topic Ideas for Term Project
(Written Descriptions of Term Project Plans & key sources due on/before Wed., 5/28)

Thurs., 5/22: Cora will email ENG 339 Grade Reports
See also WebGrade Directions to access your grade online:
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/WebGrade.htm
 

Fri.
5/23

 
bullet Work on Term Project
Optional Attendance: Cora will be available for individual conferences (as need) to discuss course grades and/or Term Projects
Seminar #6 Summaries
URL: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/seminar6.htm

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Wk# 9

Assignments Due:

In-Class . . .

No Class Meeting: Mon. 5/26: Memorial Day Holiday - College Closed

Wed.
5/28
 
bullet (Written) Term Project Description & Working Bibliography (key sources)
Discuss (Written) Term Project Descriptions & Working Bibliographies
Constitute Writers' Workshop groups
Fri.
5/30

 
bullet Work on Term Project
TBA

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Wk# 10

Assignments Due:

In-Class . . .
Mon. 
6/2
 
bullet Preliminary Draft (or web work) of Term Project (paper copies or web accessibility for Workshop group)
Writers' Workshop
Wed.
6/4
 
bullet Critique Workshop group members' Preliminary Drafts
Writers' Workshop
Fri.
6/6

 
bullet Work on Term Project
TBA - Finish Writers' Workshop (if needed)

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Finals Week:  Scheduled Final Meeting of ENG 339:
Wed., June 11, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Cascades Hall 201

DUE:  Term Projects
Final Seminar:  Discuss Term Projects & Historical Fiction Conclusion

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ENGL 339-E Course Home Page | Syllabus | Course Plan | Introduction | Course Pack Index
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Spring 2003 Seminar Summaries: Seminar #1 | Seminar #2 | Seminar #3 | Seminar #4 | Seminar #5 | Seminar #6 | WebGrade directions

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URL of this webpage: http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/eng339/courseplan.htm
Last updated: 11 June 2003

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Humanities Department, Central Oregon Community College
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