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1E. The Newspaper.
Professor THORPE. Materials and methods. News: elements and sources, structure of
news story, the interview. Human-interest story; emphasis of form in newspaper writing; kinship of short-story and human
interest story. Feature story. Scheme of office organization, with duties and qualifications of editor
in-chief, managing editor, departmental editors, and reporter. The
press associations. Students will gather campus news and write and edit copy for the
Summer Session Californian, a paper to be published twice a week
by the classes in journalism. This course is designed, first, to equip students with elementary
principles of newspaper-making, and, second, to fit them to become
correspondents for local and metropolitan papers. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 10. 25 North Hall.
17. Editorial Theory and Practice.
Professor THORPE. A study of the work of editorial executives, with practice in prepar
ing assignments, reading copy, and writing heads for the Summer Session Californian. Students in this class will direct news and
editorial policies of the paper and supervise its general make-up. The forms of editorial writing will be studied for effectiveness in
winning the reader's belief, sympathy, and support. Practice will be afforded in the use of such controversial weapons as sarcasm,
irony, satire, and in handling auxiliary editorial matter. A study will be made of some of the ethical problems of journalism,
such as clean and honest advertising, the suppression of news, treatment of crime news, editorial color in the news columns. 2 units.
M Tu W Th F, 8. 25 North Hall.
History of English Literature.
The history of English literature from the beginnings to the end of
the eighteenth century is covered in three courses, 2A, 2B, 2c. Taken together, these three courses are the equivalent of the course 2A-2B given in the regular session. Students may enroll in any or in all three of these courses.
S2A. From the Beginnings to the Elizabethan Period.
Assistant Professor KURTZ. With special attention to Beowulf, the Christian epic, Arthurian
romance, and the Miracle, Mystery, and Morality Plays. Brief
attention to parallel development on the continent. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 3. 113 California Hall.
S2B. From the Age of Elizabeth to the End of the Eighteenth Century.
Mr. MacMixn. Prose and verse, other than the drama; special attention to the
romantic epic (Spenser), the Elizabethan lyric, the rise of the novel, and the prose of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
2 units. M Tu W Th F, 1. 23 North Hall.
S2c. Main Types of Elizabethan Drama.
Mr. MACMINN. An historical survey of the chief types of Elizabethan comedy and
tragedy, with special emphasis upon romantic comedy, comedy of
humours, and tragedy of revenge. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 2. 23 North Hall.
S3c. Reading and Dramatic Interpretation.
Assistant Professor VON NEUMAYER. Theory and practice of oral interpretation. The course is designed to
develop the power of dramatic reading. Exercises will be based upon the reading of Shakespeare and some of the modern drama
tists. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 1. 24 North Hall.
UPPER DIVISION COURSES
S7D. Public Speaking.
Assistant Professor VON NEUMAYER. The principles underlying extemporaneous and prepared speaking;
exercises based upon assigned topics in current events. Prere
quisite: consent of the instructor. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 2. 24 North Hall.
COMPOSITION S1066. Advanced Narration.
Mr. BLANCHARD. Compositions in personal narratives and in stories. Prerequisite: the
consent of the instructor. Limited to twenty students. 2 units. M Tu Win F, 8. 23 North Hall.
PRINCIPLES or LITERATURE
S109A. Lectures on Poetry.
Assistant Professor KURTZ. Lectures on the nature and function of poetry, its relation to the
other arts, its various kinds or types, and principles of development. Illustrated by study of masterpieces, and by historical surveys of various periods or types of ancient and modern litera
ture. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 2. 113 California Hall.
HISTORY OF THE LANGUAGE
Courses 111A and 1110 are parallel to the regular English courses of
the same numbers, but are not so extensive. They will, however, enable a student to prepare for English finals II (History of the
English Language). While the work of these courses is, of necessity, largely linguistic,
it is concerned also with the literature as such, and aims to study the masterpieces read as literary types and in connection with the life of the times that produced them.
S111a. Old English.
Dr. SMITHSON. A study of the language and literature of the Anglo-Saxons; gram
mar; the relation of Old to Modern English; the reading of Old
English prose and poetry. Bright's Anglo Saxon Reader. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 23 North Hall.
silld. Middle English: Chaucer.
Dr. SMITHSON. A study of Middle English language and literature; lectures on the
Canterbury Tales; readings and reports. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 10. 23 North Hall.
$112A. The English Language in English History.
Assistant Professor BROOKE. This elementary course traces the development of English life and
thought as registered in language change from the earliest times to the present day. Attention is given to the general principles of philological science, to the relations of English with allied Germanic or Romanic tongues, and to the significance of language as an index of social progress. 2 units.
151. English and French Literary Criticism, 1550-1800.
Professor BABBITT. Courses 150 and 151 together constitute a study of the two chief
literary movements of modern times, the neo-classical and the
romantic. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 10. 101 California Hall.
Assistant Professor BROOKE. Reading and interpretation of several plays; lectures on Shakes
peare's life ana art. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 22 North Hall.
COURSE FOR TEACHERS
154. The Teaching of Literature.
Assistant Professor BASSETT. A detailed consideration of the materials and organization of the
high school course in English literature (including American), with
special attention to methods of teaching. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 1. 22 North Hall.
246. Seminar in the Elizabethan Lyric. Assistant Professor KURTZ. Intensive and methodical study in the variation of the lyric type
during the Elizabethan Age. This course will probably be continued in the Summer Session of 1915, thus affording graduate students an opportunity of completing four hours of graduate seminar in two successive sessions. Satisfactory work in this course and the corresponding course in 1915 will be accepted by the English department as fulfilling the seminar requirement for the master's degree. Prerequisite: graduate standing and the
consent of the instructor. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 4. 2 Library.