Courses: Writing, Sound, and Modernity (ENGLH371A01)

Fall 2008

A textual, cultural, and historical study of transforming ideas about writing, sound, and their relationship to one another. The course's focus will be the United States of the late-19th and early-20th centuries, but will also include relevant British and Continental works. Frames of study will include dialect literature, poetics and orality, urbanization, technologies of reproduction, theory and philosophy of cognition.

Prerequisites: Two 200-level courses, or permission of instructor.

Fulfills: HU III


English (Web site)

Taught By

Gustavus Stadler (Profile)


Haverford, Stokes 301

Meeting Times

W 1:30-4:00