Daily Archives: May 17, 2011

Study Guide (HUM303)

The final exam is at 10.30 on Thursday in our regular classroom. You’ll need  a fresh test book and the relevant texts. You can bring pdf hard copies as well. No notes.

The bulk of our time in this latter half of the semester was spent on The Mill on the Floss, a book we prepared for by reading Catherine Belsey’s essay “Constructing the Subject, Deconstructing the Text,” a demanding yet rewarding discussion of the role of the realist novel in interpellating the reader. My notes on Belsey are here:

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