Directories
Holloway Hall

Directories

Operator: 410-543-6000

Leasure, T. Ross

Faculty, English
Holloway Hall (HH) 354
410-677-5009 or ext 75009
trleasuresalisburyedu



Courses  []

2015 Spring

  • ENGL 251-001 THE ART OF THE DRAMA
    An introduction to the types of drama in the American, British and Continental traditions. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 204 and ENGL 251. 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 411-001 CHAUCER
    Study of representative works by the 14th Century poet Chaucer, taught in their original language, Middle English, with a special emphasis on The Canterbury Tales. 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 471-001 MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE
    A survey of literature produced in and around the British Isles between the eighth and the 15th centuries of the Common Era. Anglo-Saxon and other early medieval selections presented in translation although the course includes instruction in rudimentary Old English. Middle English works (excluding Chaucer) presented in the original. Primary texts historicized and contextualized through secondary readings in history, ethnography, the arts, criticism. Prerequisites: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 511-001 CHAUCER
    Study of representative works by the 14th century poet Chaucer, taught in their original language, Middle English, with a special emphasis on The Canterbury Tales. Three hours per week.
  • ENGL 571-001 MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE
    A survey of literature produced in and around the British Isles between the eighth and the 15th centuries of the Common Era. Anglo-Saxon and other early medieval selections presented in translation although the course includes instruction in rudimentary Old English. Middle English works (excluding Chaucer) presented in the original. Primary texts historicized and contextualized through secondary readings in history, ethnography, the arts, criticism. Three hours per week.

2015 Summer

  • ENGL 349-001 NORSE LITERATURE IN TRANSL
    Survey of northern European literature from the pagan era through the Middle Ages, including Germanic myths and Icelandic sagas. Supporting materials from archaeology, folklore and popular culture. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 360 and ENGL 349. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).

2015 Fall

  • ENGL 338-001 LITERATURE OF THE QUEER
    Study of literature written by and about queers including gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender-transcendent, and intersexed identities. Selected readings derive from antiquity through the present, and are considered in their proper cultural and historical contexts. 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 338-002 LITERATURE OF THE QUEER
    Study of literature written by and about queers including gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender-transcendent, and intersexed identities. Selected readings derive from antiquity through the present, and are considered in their proper cultural and historical contexts. 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 412-001 MILTON
    The sonnets, companion poems, essays and drama. Emphasis on Paradise Lost. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. 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 512-002 MILTON
    The sonnets, companion poems, essays and drama. Emphasis on Paradise Lost. Three hours per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Leasure, T. R. 
(2008). 
Yesterday's Eve and her electric avatar: Willier's debt to Milton's Paradise Lost. 
Laatch: A Journal for the Study of the Literary Artifact in Theory, Culture, or History, 
1, 
129-145. 
Leasure, T. R. 
(2008). 
The Belial tradition in Old English: Satan's emissary in Cynewufl's Juliana. 
Cithara: Essays in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition, 
47, 
3-16. 
Leasure, T. R. 
(2005). 
The Belial tradition revisited: Situating the lesser demon in the works of Palladinus, Salandra, Vondel, and Milton. 
Cithara: Essays in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition, 
44(2), 
3-15. 
Leasure, T. R. 
(2004). 
William Burton's Belial: Anatomizing Milton's lesser demon? 
Milton Quarterly, 
28, 
226-236. 
Leasure, T. R. 
(2003). 
Jacobus Palladinus, the Belial tradition, and Milton's lesser demon. 
Cithara: Essays in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition, 
43(1), 
37-45. 
Leasure, T. R. 
(2002). 
Milton's queer choice: Comus as Castlehaven 
Milton Quarterly, 
36(2), 
63-86. 
Leasure, T. R. 
(2002). 
The Genesis of "Paradise Lost": What Milton may have seen in the Junius manuscript. 
Cithara: Essays in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition, 
41(2), 
3-17. 

Presentations

Leasure, T. R. (2010 forthcoming). The reverse syncretism of Jon Porlaksson's translation of Milton's Paradise Lost. Presented at South African Medieval & Renaissance Society
Leasure, T. R. (2009). Eve(Un-)Dressed: The crowning mischievement of Milton's "Unsupported Flower." Presented at the Conference on John Milton. Presented at Conference on John Milton, Murfreesboro, TN.

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