Class Notes (834,585)
Canada (508,623)
English (1,425)
ENG370H1 (9)

1. ENG370 Introduction.docx

2 Pages
Unlock Document


Monday September 10, 2012 ENG370 Introduction Office hours this week Thursday 4-5pm @ the Jackman Humanities Building, Room 832 [email protected] Edward W. Said – “Orientalism”  There has been a huge Said answering regarding the shortcomings of his work o Many available critiques  Many writers have also emerged from his thinking – expanding and complementing his work  Only read introduction and chapter 1 for next week Jamaica Kincaid – “Annie John”  Writes about the Caribbean in a very critical way Kazuo Ishiguro – “An Artist of the Floating World”  Grew up British but faced the stereotypes of being of Japanese decent J.M. Coetzee – “Disgrace”  About South African apartheid  Violent, descriptive, deals with severe racism – often considered problematic to teach  Very ethical and careful writer – prose is plain, simple, and direct Joe Sacco – “Palestine”  Writes about the ongoing situation in Palestine  Challenges the term ‘post-colonialism’ Assignments  Review o 500 words o Due week 4 o Worth 20% o Journalistic feel to it  Essay Abstract o 400-word outline of what you intend to write about o Due in week 7 o To be work-shopped in class o Worth 15% of your final grade  Essay o 1800 words o Submit a list of works cited: not to be included in your word count, no min/max Monday September 10, 2012 o Worth 40% of your final grade o Due in week 9 – November 5 o Doesn’t matter what format its in (MLA, Chicago, etc), should be double spaced, indented (the reg)  End
More Less

Related notes for ENG370H1

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.