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Fall 2014 First-Year Seminar BC1189 section 001

Call Number 04339
Day & Time
MW 10:10am-11:25am
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor John J Pagano
Course Description  A survey of fantasy works that examines the transformative role of the Imagination in aesthetic and creative experience, challenges accepted boundaries between the imagined and the real, and celebrates Otherness and Magicality in a disenchanted world. Readings will be selected from fairy tales, Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Tempest; Romantic poetry by Blake, Coleridge, Keats, and Dickinson; Romantic art by Friedrich, Waterhouse, and Dore; Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Lewis Carroll's Alice books, Tennyson's Idylls of the King, Tolkien's Lord of the Rings; Magical Realist works by Borges, Garcia Marquez, and Allende; Sondheim & Lapine's Into the Woods, Rushdie's Haroun and the Sea of Stories.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department First-Year Seminar Program @Barnard
Enrollment 16 students as of 11:30PM Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Subject First-Year Seminar
Number BC1189
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20143FYSB1189X001

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