Indiana University of PA
Prof. Kenneth Sherwood
Office: Sutton 340/Commonplace
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Frequent Links and Documents



Class Moodle Page (for posting weekly responses; requires logging in to moodle)


Sherwood Notes

Week 1 - Introduction
Week 2 - Warmup Questions
Week 3 - Outlining Culture
Week 3 - Coda Questions
Week4 - Ideology and Subjectivity
Week 5 -Difference - agency
Week 6 - Intention and Author
Week 7 - Interpretation and Unconscious
Week 8 - Culture and Ideology
Week 9 - Structure and Writing
Week 10 - Determinacy-Indeterminacy and Performance
Week 11 - Discourse and Popular Culture
Week 12 - Class and Gender
Week 13 - Ethnicity and Race

Other

week 1 sandbox
- storyland posts
Concept Essay Guidelines



Weekly Discussion Questions

Use this page to sign-up AND to read the questions prepared by your classmates prior to class.

Groups
A: Mona, Asmaa, (Sultan, Ali)
B: Gina, Samantha, Matthew, Jaron
C: Staci, ChelseaR, Hediye, Abrar
D: Juraydi, Renee, ChelseaP


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Wikified Reading Schedule

Reading Schedule

Reading Schedule edit

Calendar



Key to texts: TT = Theory Toolbox chapter; CTLS = Critical Terms for Literary Study; ELIT01 = Electronic Literature Collection Vol. 1






30 Aug
Why Theory” TT Ch. 1



Chris Ault. Hot Air



http://www.talespin.com/hotair/project.html



YHC - Urgent Request










6 Sep
“Author/ity” TT Ch. 2



“Reading” TT Ch. 3



Jim Andrews – ELIT – StirFry/SpasText



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/andrews__stir_fry_texts/spastext.html



WK 2- DQ


13
“Culture” TT Ch. 5



“Posts” TT Ch. 9



Marko Niemi “Stud Poetry” Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/niemi__stud_poetry/StudPoetryIntro.html



WK 3 - DQ


20
“Ideology” TT Ch. 6



“Subjectivity' TT Ch. 4.



Emily Short “Galatea” Elit



Alt link: http://iplayif.com/?story=http://parchment.toolness.com/if-archive/games/zcode/Galatea.zblorb.js



WK 4-DQ


27
“Differences” TT Ch. 10



“Agency” TT Ch. 13



Shelly Jackson. “My Body...” Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/jackson__my_body_a_wunderkammer.html



WK5-DQ


Oct 4
Pease. “Author” CTLS 8



Patterson. “Intention” CTLS 10



Goldsmith “Soliloquoy” Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/goldsmith__soliloquy.html



WK6-DQ


11
Mailloux. “Intepretation” CTLS 9



Meltzer. “Unconsious” CTLS 11



Jason Nelson “Dreamphage”



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/nelson__dreamaphage.html



WK7-DQ


18
Greenblatt. “Culture” CTLS 16



Kavanagh. “Ideology.” CTLS 22



Memmot. Self Portraits as Others. Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/memmott__self_portraits_as_others.html



WK8-DQ


25
Rowe. “Structure” CTLS 2



Johnson. “Writing” CTLS 3



Wylde. Storyland. Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/wylde__storyland.html



WK9-DQ


Nov 1
Graff. “Determinacy/Indeterminacy” CTLS 12



Sayre. “Performance” CTLS 7



Waber and Pimble. I You We. Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/waber_pimble__i_you_we.html



Brian Kim Stefans. Dreamlife of Letters Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/stefans__the_dreamlife_of_letters.html



WK10-DQ


8
Fiske. “Popular Culture” CTLS 23



Bove. “Discourse” CTLS 4



Wardrip-Fruit et al. Regieme Change Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/wardrip-fruin_durand_moss_froehlich__regime_change.html



WK11-DQ






15
O'Hara. “Class” CTLS 28



Jehlen. Gender. CTLS19



Wittig. Fall of the Site of Marsha. Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/wittig__the_fall_of_the_site_of_marsha.html



WK12-DQ


29
Sollors. “Ethnicity.” CTLS 21



Appiah. Race. CTLS 20.



Geniwate. Rice. Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/geniwate__rice.html



Young Hae Chang. Lotus Blossom



http://www.yhchang.com/LOTUS_BLOSSOM.html



WK13-DQ


6-Dec
Smith. “Value/Evaluation” CTLS 13



Guillory. “Canon” CTLS 17



Sondheim. Internet Text. Elit



http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/sondheim__internet_text.html



NO DQs, responses required. But please DO READ. We'll spend 1/2 the class giving informal presentations of our final projects and then discuss Smith and Guillory.






Useful Resources


Johns Hopkins Guide to Criticism and Literary Theory (IUP Library)