Irvine Valley College: Online Literature Study of the School of Humanities and Languages
Literature 110 - Popular Literature
Spring 2013 - Ticket #62740 // Marjorie Coverley Luesebrink, MFA, Instructor
Class runs from January 22, 2013 to May 23, 2013
POPULAR LITERATURE CAN BE READILY DIVIDED INTO GENRES AND THE THEMES ASSOCIATED WITH THESE GENRES. IN OUR STUDY OF POPULAR LITERATURE THIS SEMESTER, WE ARE GOING TO TAKE A LOOK AT SEVERAL GENRES AND READ SOME WONDERFUL BOOKS! HERE IS A QUICK GUIDE TO THE UNITS AND THE READING IN THE COURSE.
A Web Overview
January 23 - February 3, 2013
Unit 2: Horrors!
Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
February 3 - February 17, 2013
Unit 3: Detective on the Beat
The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler
February 18 - March 3, 2013
Unit 4: Enduring Crimes
The Lodger, Marie Belloc Lowndes
March 4 - March 17, 2013
NOTE: March 18 - March 24 is SPRING BREAK
But you could use this time to start *Gone With the Wind*!!
Unit 5: The Lure of Romance
Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
[note - you need only to read the first 10 Chapters.]
March 25 - April 7, 2013
Unit 6: Cowboy Jamboree
Showdown at Yellow Butte, Louis L'Amour
April 8 - April 21, 2013
Unit 7: Fantasy Adventures
Harry Potter and the Sorcererís Stone, J. K. Rowling
April 22 - May 5, 2013
Unit 8: Science Fiction and The Future
Neuromancer, William Gibson
May 6 - May 19, 2013
Unit 9: Review and Sharing of Papers
May 20 - May 23, 2013
Marjorie Coverley Luesebrink, MFA, your Instructor, is a Professor of English in the School of Humanities and Languages, Irvine Valley College, Irvine, California.
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