Course Details for Mr. P. Andrew Miller - Winter - 201718

Witches, Wizards & Writing: Reading & Writing the British Fantasy

Faculty:
Mr. P. Andrew Miller (More Info)

Course:
Witches, Wizards & Writing: Reading & Writing the British Fantasy

Program Dates:
December 26, 2017 - January 8, 2018

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
TBA

Discipline(s):
English Language and Literature

Course Description:
Stalk the jub-jub bird and bandersnatch. Step through the magic wardrobe into Narnia. Catch the Hogwarts Express at Platform 9 ¾ or take the tube to Neil Gaiman's London Below. In this course, we will be examining works of British fantasy literature, such as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone; Jabberwocky; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, as well as other fantasy texts. We will look at the culture, history and literary tradition that inspired them. Students will have the option of taking the course for literature or writing credit.

Prerequisites:
For UD credit, student must have completed the minimum composition requirements at his/her home institution.

Physical Activity Requirements:
We will be walking several miles a day as well as taking the Tube. However, there tends to be a lot of steps in the Tube stations and limited access to elevators

Course Highlights:
Coming soon