|Language Arts Division|
|ENGL 18A||VAMPIRE LITERATURE: MULTICULTURAL REPRESENTATIONS OF THE BLOODSUCKER||Summer 2014|
|4 hours lecture.||4 Units|
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 48 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
|Lecture Hours: 4||Lab Hours:||Lecture/Lab:|
|Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Course Status: Active||Grading: Letter Grade Only|
|Degree Status: Applicable||Credit Status: Credit|
|Degree or Certificate Requirement: AA Degree, Foothill GE|
|GE Status: Humanities|
|Articulation Office Information -|
|Transferability: Both||Validation: 02/11/13; 11/16/13|
|1. Description -|
|Survey of vampire literature across a variety of cultures. Discussion and analysis (both written and oral) of vampiric literary texts within various theoretical and historical contexts, including the gothic, the psychoanalytic, gender and sexuality, race and the "other," cultural studies, theories of corporeality. Emphasis on historical and cross-cultural analyses.|
|Advisory: Demonstrated proficiency in English by placement as determined by score on the English placement test OR through an equivalent placement process OR completion of ESLL 25 & ESLL 249.|
|2. Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation -|
|7. Representative Text(s) -|
|Polidori, John William. The Vampyre: A Tale. (1816). Createspace, 2010. |
Anaya, Rudolph. Curse of the Chupacabra. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 2006.
Barry, Lynda. "The Aswang." One Hundred Demons. Sasquatch Books, 2005.
Butler, Octavia E. Fledgling. New York: Warner Books, 2005.
Carr, A.A. Eye Killers. University of Oklahoma P, 1996.
Gomez, Jewelle. The Gilda Stories. Ann Arbor: Firebrand, 1991.
Kikuchi, Hideyuki. Vampire Hunter. Digital Manga Publishing, 2007.
Kostova, Elizabeth. The Historian. New York: Little, Brown, 2005.
Meyer, Stephanie. Twilight. Little, Brown Publishers, 2005.
Rice, Anne. Interview with the Vampire (1976). Ballantine, 1991.
Stoker, Bram. Dracula. (1897). Place: Dover Publications, 2000.
Poetry from John Keats, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Federico Garcia Lorca.
|8. Disciplines -|
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|10. Lab Content -|
|Not applicable. |
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|13. Need/Justification -|
|This course is support course for the AA degree in English. This course is also fulfills the Foothill GE requirement for Area I, Humanities. |
|Last updated:||2015-03-12 13:07:27|