Directories
Holloway Hall

Directories

Operator: 410-543-6000

Wood, Adam

Chair, English

Holloway Hall (HH) 351
410-677-0153 or ext 70153
ahwoodsalisburyedu



Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • ENGL 482-001 AMERICAN REAL & NATURALISM
    Investigates the rise of Realism and Naturalism (1865-1925) in American literature and the relationship between the development of these forms and the historical and cultural atmospheres from which they emerged. Authors to be studied may include Henry James, William Dean Howells, Frank Norris, Stephen Crane, Charles Chesnutt, Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 485-001 AMER NOVEL II: 1900-Present
    Study of major American novels between 1900 to the present, with a focus on Realism, Modernism, and Postmodernism. Authors to be studied may include, but are not limited to, Wharton, Dreiser, Faulkner, Barnes, Capote, DeLillo, and Morrison. May not receive credit for both ENGL 458 and ENGL 485. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 510-151 SEMINAR IN LIT: SPECIAL TOPICS
    Examines topics in English and American literature which cross traditional, chronological, national or ontological boundaries. May be repeated under different course subtitles recorded with the registrar. Three hours per week.
  • ENGL 585-002 AMER NOVEL II: 1900-1945
    A study of major American novels between 1900 and World War II. Writers studied may include Cather, Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Hurston, James, Lewis and Wharton. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 458 and ENGL 485. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 102. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IA.

2014 Fall

  • ENGL 348-001 NATURE IN LITERATURE
    A detailed study of attitudes toward and representations of Nature and the natural in Literature, especially of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Topics may include the hostile relationship between nature and Culture, the image of the animal other, the human as animal, the personification of Nature and/or the animal, the perilous position of human in nature, and the impact of Eco-criticism. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 337 and ENGL 348. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week plus enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 348-002 NATURE IN LITERATURE
    A detailed study of attitudes toward and representations of Nature and the natural in Literature, especially of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Topics may include the hostile relationship between nature and Culture, the image of the animal other, the human as animal, the personification of Nature and/or the animal, the perilous position of human in nature, and the impact of Eco-criticism. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 337 and ENGL 348. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week plus enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 493-001 INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Tutorial course in any area of English. Open to junior and senior English majors with superior English grades. Permission of the department chair prior to registration. One conference weekly. May be taken twice. Not for graduate credit. Previously listed as ENGL 400. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 508-151 METHODS & THEORY LIT RESEARCH
    Introduces students to the methods and theories that are foundational to the study of literature at the graduate level and the application of those theories to literature, beginning with New Criticism, Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Multiculturalism. Students will examine key literary, critical, and theoretical terms/concepts as well as learn to analyze secondary sources in the process of producing their own critically informed work. Three hours per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Wood, A. 
(2009). 
'Crimson blotches on the pages of the past': Histories of violence in Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage. 
War, Literature & the Arts, 
21, 
38-57. 

Presentations

Wood, A. (2010). 'The calculating, brutal world with which he was connected': Dreiser's The Financier as Naturalist Bildungsroman. Presented at American Literature Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Wood, A. (2009). 'In your heart was murder then': The negative ethics of violence in Dreiser's An American Tragedy. Presented at the American Literature Conference. Presented at American Literature Conference, Boston, MA.

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