SYLLABUS--Fall 2006

The Dickens Project


UNIT 2: CHARLES DICKENS AND GEORGE CRUIKSHANK

DATE

DISCUSSION TOPIC/ASSIGNMENT

February 14

Introduction to Dickens, Oliver Twist, Ch. I-VII (1-44).
Your selections from Vogler, Graphic Works of George Cruikshank.
Choose images from The Bottle and The Drunkard’s Children.

Exhibition Update

February 16

Writing Project #1 Due
"The Hannah M. Adler Collection: A Window Into the Victorian Illustrated Book" (Handout)
The Bottle, Vogler, pp. 96-103
The Drunkard's Children, Vogler, pp. 104-111
Oliver Twist, VIII-XV (45-94).

February 21

Final issues in The Bottle and The Drunkard’s Children.                                    Twist, Ch. XV-XXXVIII (94-243) and illustrations in Vogler, pp. 62-65.

February 23

Discussion of Twist, Ch. XV-XXXVIII (94-243).

Writing Concerns.
Heuristic on Comparison/Contrast.

February 28

Exercise # 2 Due (including thesis)
Twist, Ch. XXXIX-XLVIII (217-310) and illustrations in Vogler, pp. 62-67.

March 2

Twist, Ch. XLVIII-LIII (313-350) and illustrations in Vogler, pp. 66-67.
Draft Due for Peer Writing Groups for WP #2.

March 7

Final Considerations of Dickens.
Harvey, pp. 51-60.
Final Considerations of Exhibition.


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