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Literature

21L.994
IAP Special Topics in Literature
Pleasures of Poetry
David Thorburn
Mon-Fri, Jan 3-7, 10-14, 18-21, 24-28, 01-02:00pm, 14N-304

Pre-register on WebSIS and attend first class.
Limited to 18 participants.
No listeners
Prereq:
Level: U 6 units Standard A - F Grading Can be repeated for credit   

Units vary depending on the term's content, number of class meetings, readings and assignments. Maximum credit of 6 units. Consult IAP listings for detailed description and current topics. May be repeated for credit if the topics are different. Students wishing to take this subject as P/D/F should register for 21L.995; contact instructor to determine assignment differences.
Reading and discussion of memorable poems led by Literature Section faculty and other MIT colleagues.

A packet containing all of the poems in the series will soon be available from the Literature Office, 14N-407 and at http://lit.mit.edu. Further information regarding work expectations and meeting times to be determined.
Web: http://lit.mit.edu
Contact: Jamie Graham, 14N-407, x8-5629, jamiecg@mit.edu

21L.995
IAP Special Topics in Literature
Pleasures of Poetry
David Thorburn
Mon-Fri, Jan 3-7, 10-14, 18-21, 24-28, 01-02:00pm, 14N-304

Pre-register on WebSIS and attend first class.
Limited to 18 participants.
No listeners
Prereq:
Level: U 6 units Graded P/D/F Can be repeated for credit   

Units vary depending on specific IAP subject content, number of class meetings, readings and assignments. Maximum credit of 6 units. Consult detailed description of IAP listing for specific topic for any given IAP term. May be repeated for credit if topics are different. Note: students wishing to receive letter grade should register for 21L.994 instead; contact instructor to determine assignment differences.
Reading and discussion of memorable poems led by Literature Section faculty and other MIT colleagues.

A packet containing all of the poems in the series will soon be available from the Literature Office, 14N-407 and at http://lit.mit.edu. Further information regarding work expectations and meeting times to be determined.
Web: http://lit.mit.edu
Contact: Jamie Graham, 14N-407, x8-5629, jamiecg@mit.edu

21L.999
Special Topics in Literature
Styles of Cultural Interpretation
Joel Burges
Wed Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, 03-06:00pm, 14N-213

Pre-register on WebSIS and attend first class.
Limited to 1 participants.
No listeners
Prereq: Two subjects in Literature; permission of Literature Faculty Chair
Level: U 6 units Graded P/D/F Can be repeated for credit   

Open to qualified students who wish to pursue special studies or projects with members of the Literature faculty. Normal maximum is 6 units, though exceptional 9-unit projects are occasionally approved. May be repeated for credit with additional permission of instructor.
we will be reading and writing about the question of style in contemporary theory, producing an extended essay out of our conversations on Fredric Jameson in particular.
Web: http://lit.mit.edu/
Contact: Jamie Graham, 14N-407, x8-5629, jamiecg@mit.edu


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