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  []

2014 Spring

  • 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).
  • 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 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 512-002 MILTON
    The sonnets, companion poems, essays and drama. Emphasis on Paradise Lost. 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.

2014 Summer I

  • ENGL 345-001 SCIENCE FICTION
    A survey of representative works of science fiction on a persistent theme or themes, such as artificial intelligence, time travel, or alien cultures by major authors of the genre. May not receive credit for both ENGL 327 and ENGL 345. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).

2014 Fall

  • ENGL 252-004 ASPECTS OF THE NOVEL
    Analysis of American, British and Continental novels; the form of the novel and its variations. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 209 and ENGL 252. 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 252-005 ASPECTS OF THE NOVEL
    Analysis of American, British and Continental novels; the form of the novel and its variations. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 209 and ENGL 252. 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 300-040 STUDIES IN ENGLISH
    Study of a literary figure, period, genre, movement or theme. May be repeated under different subtitles. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week plus enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • HONR 311-041 INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR
    Addresses topics that transcend individual disciplinary boundaries. Taught by professors from a wide variety of disciplines to appeal to Honors students of all majors. May be taken up to three times under different topics. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing, permission of Honors director. Three hours per week with enhancement.

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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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