SYLLABUS—Spring 2006


The Rosetti Archive


INTRODUCTION & UNIT 1

DATE

DISCUSSION TOPIC/ASSIGNMENT

January 24

Placement Essay
Course Introduction
Discussion of Exhibition

January 26

Meisel, pp.13-22
"Reading" a painting
Introduction/Review to Reading Poetry.

UNIT 1: DANTE GABRIEL ROSETTI

January 31

The collected oeuvre of Dante Gabriel Rosetti.
Rosetti, pp.33-45

February 2

Excercise #1 Due
Lessing, pp.29-32 and Plato, pp.47-50
Horace, pp.23-28
Application to Rosetti paintings, e.g. pp.33-45

February 7

Continued discussion of Lessing, Plato, Horace.
Application to Rosetti paintings, e.g. pp.33-45
Thesis Workshop.

February 9

Draft Due for Peer Writing Groups for WP #1
Practice Peer Critiquing


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