Major British Authors:
Johnson and Boswell

English 419, Spring 2009

Jack Lynch

Course Description

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Office: (973) 353-5204; 516 Hill Hall.

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30–4:00, and by appointment (appointments are best).

Home: (609) 882-4642 (before 10:00 p.m.!).

E-mail: jlynch @ andromeda.rutgers.edu (the best way to reach me).

Listserv: johnson-boswell @ andromeda.rutgers.edu (for the whole class).


Course Requirements


Schedule of Class Meetings

20 January: Introduction

27 January: Lives

3 February: London

10 February: Crime

17 February: Language

24 February: Writing

3 March: Poetry

10 March: Women & Sex

17 March
No Class: Spring Break.

24 March: Travel

31 March: Politics

7 April: Suffering

14 April: Death

21 April: God

28 April: Happiness