Cover art by Vanessa Bell (1925)

One 10 minute presentation on the current state of novel criticism, with a short writing assignment.

One 15 to 20 minute presentation situating a novel within its particular critical context. You will develop this presentation into a short essay (5 to 7 pages) that moves towards your own analysis of the text in question.

A critical essay, developed over a series of smaller assignments, including an in-class writing workshop at the very end of the semester.