Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Delahoyde: Early English Literature

English 370
Section 01 [H]
Fall 2010
SLN 17731
MWF 1:10 – 2:00.
Pullman Murrow W 55, Tri-Cities TWST 210
Pullman SLN 17731, Tri-Cities SLN 62679
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MWF 8:30-10:00 and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


The Making of English Syllabus


August 23 — Introductions and Images.
August 25 — Bede, The Battle of Brunanburg, Riddles, Dream of the Rood.
August 27 — Anglo-Saxon Poetry: The Wanderer, The Wife’s Lament.

August 30 — Beowulf.
September 1 — Beowulf.
September 3 — Beowulf.

[September 6 — Holy Day.]
September 8 — Mabinogion: Culhwch and Olwen.
September 10 — The Art of Courtly Love.

September 13 — Middle English Lyrics.
September 15 — Middle English Lyrics.
September 17 — Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

September 20 — Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
September 22 — Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
September 24 — Chaucer, The General Prologue.

September 27 — Chaucer, The General Prologue.
September 29 — Writing Matters.
October 1 — Chaucer, The Miller’s Prologue and Tale.

October 4 — Chaucer, The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale.
October 6 — Project #1 Due. Chaucer, The Tale of Sir Thopas.
October 8 — Chaucer, The Pardoner’s Prologue and Tale.

October 11 — Chaucer, The Nun’s Priest’s Tale.
October 13 — Chaucer, Retraction and Disappearance.
October 15 — Exam #1.

October 18 — The York Play of the Crucifixion.
October 20 — The Second Shepherds’ Play.
October 22 — Malory, Morte Darthur.

October 25 — Wyatt and Surrey poems, Tottel’s Miscellany hand-out.
October 27 — Elizabeth and A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres hand-outs. (Elizabeth 687ff.)
October 29 — Handefull and Oxford poems hand-outs. (Castiglione, The Courtier 646ff.)

November 1 — Sidney, Astrophil and Stella (975ff).
November 3 — Spenser, from The Shepheardes Calender: “To His Booke” (708) and “October” (709-713); from Amoretti #1, 34, 37, 54, 64, 65, 67, 68, 74, 75, 79 (902-907); and Epithalamion (907-916).
November 5 — Raleigh poems (917ff); Daniel sonnets from Delia #33, 45, 46 (997f); and Drayton sonnets from Idea “To the Reader,” #6, 61 (999ff).

November 8 — “Thule, The Period of Cosmography.” [Listen in Angel, Lessons, Renaissance Music folder. Read lyrics at https://michaeldelahoyde.org/shakespeare/madrigals.
November 10 — Marlowe, Dr. Faustus.
November 12 — Work Day.

November 15 — Marlowe, Dr. Faustus.
November 17 — Project #2 Due; Shake-speare’s Sonnets.
November 19 — Shake-speare’s Sonnets. 1, 3, 12, 15, 18, 19, 23, 29, 30, 55, 71, 73, 74, 80, 85, 87, 94, 105, 106, 107, 129, 130, 135, 144, 147, 152.

[November 22 – 26 — Thanksgiving Holiday.]

November 29 — Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act I.
December 1 — Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act II.
December 3 — Exam #2.

December 6 — Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Acts III & IV.
December 8 — Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act V.
December 10 — The rest is silence.


Renaissance Index


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This page last updated 15 November 2010.