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English Literature (ENG)
118 Prince Lucien Campbell, 541-346-3911
English
College of Arts & Sciences
M - Major, minor, pre-major, or concentration restrictions. If restricted by date, click on CRN to see effective dates; courses with no date are restricted through the registration deadline. Contact the academic department for additional information.
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  ENG 660   Top Cultres of Leisure 5.00 cr.
This seminar will explore the astounding emergence and institutionalization of “leisure” as a cultural phenomenon in post-Civil War America. Most, if not all, of the defining leisure activities and organizations of our own era—amateur sports and fitness associations, professional spectator sports, national parks, amusement parks, international tourism, urban playgrounds and pleasure parks, art museums, vacation resorts, health spas, etc.—developed during the years between the Civil War and World War I. With Thorstein Veblen (The Theory of the Leisure Class), William Gleason (The Leisure Ethic: Work and Play in American Literature), Bill Brown (The Material Unconscious: American Amusements, Stephen Crane, and the Economies of Play), and other critics and theorists as our guides, we will examine major fiction of the period to explain how writers understood, engaged with, and perhaps participated in the phenomenon of American leisure. Primary readings may include works by Edith Wharton, Mark Twain, Henry James, Theodore Dreiser, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, James Weldon Johnson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway.
Grading Options: Graded for all students
Instructor: Wonham HE-mailHomepage Office:   274 PLC
Phone:   (541) 346-3918
Only Open to Majors: English
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes
  12215 6 15 1000-1250 t 448 PLC Wonham H M

Final Exam:

0800-1000 m 12/03 448 PLC
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