Engaging

Animal Fables and Beastly Fantasies

School: 
College of Arts & Sciences
CLAS Course: 
English
Course #: 
ENLT 2555
Section: 
2
Instructor: 
Charles Sligh
Credits: 
3
Days of the Week: 
MTWRF

This course will explore the long history of beast fables and fantasy works featuring animals as characters, from Aesop’s “Tortoise and Hare” to Orwell’s Animal Farm.  Readings will be drawn from the ancient literatures of India and Greece, medieval fabliaux, African storytelling traditions of Jamaica and the American South, and a variety of 19th- and 20th-century authors.  Satisfies the prerequisite for the English major.  Satisfies the Second Writing Requirement.

Session: 
Session I
Course Dates: 
May 15 to June 10
Course Times: 
10:30 am to 12:45 pm