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the aid of the eye. For this purpose a considerable amount of easy prose will be used. There will also be occasional simple exercises in conversation, and for rapid reading Ovid's Metamorphoses will probably be the text. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 8. 3 North Hall.

2. Roman Poetry.

Assistant Professor FOSTER. The instructor will lecture informally upon the Roman poets of the classical period, and will read and interpret from the works of certain of them as much as the time allows. Particular attention will be paid to Catullus and the elegists, as representative of the poetry of personal expression. Any who may wish to do so may register for one unit of credit, taking an examination upon the lectures only. Those who register for two units will be examined also upon their ability to translate the texts explained in the course.

M Tu W Th F, 9. 3 North Hall.


ROBERT HERRICK, A.B., Professor of English, University of Chicago. WILLIAM LYON PHELPS, Ph.D., Professor of English Literature, Yale University.

BENJAMIN PUTNAM KURTZ, Ph.D., Instructor in English.

BEVERLY SPRAGUE ALLEN, M.A., Assistant in English.

ROBERT ALLERTON PARKER, Assistant in English in the Summer

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Lectures and readings (with short critical themes to be handed in) on American authors beginning with Benjamin Franklin and coming down to the men of to-day. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 8. 101 California Hall.

4. Tennyson and Browning.

Professor PHELPS.

The first eight or ten lectures will be occupied with the study of Tennyson; his theory of the poet's art; his skill in technique; his artistic expression; and his reproduction of 19th century ideas. The remainder of the course will be devoted to the works of Browning. His personal force, his growth, his attitude toward his art and his place in 19th century poetry are considered; but the chief attention is paid to his analysis of human life and character. Method of instruction will be by informal lectures. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 10. 101 California Hall.

5. Studies in Literary Personality.


Study in the personality and style of certain writers of English prose, including Sir Thomas Malory, Lord Burners, John Lyly, Sir Philip Sidney, John Knox, George Fox, Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Francis Bacon, Sir Thomas Browne, Burton, Jeremy Taylor, Milton, Swift, Fielding, Sterne, Johnson, Hazlitt, Shelley, and Thackeray. Lectures and reading. 2


M Tu W Th F, 8. 25 North Hall.

6. Poetics.


Discussion of problems in the study of poetry. The topics for discussion will be selected from the following subjects: Relation of art to nature, and of poetry to the other arts; symbolism; naturalism; rhythm, and the prose-poetry heresy; the origin of poetry; ethics in poetry; poetic truth; the union of matter and form; unity as spiritual apprehension; taste and fashion; criticism vs. creation; the poet as interpreter; definition and division of the three literary types, drama, epic, and lyric; origin and development of types. Works of creative imagination rather than masterpieces of critical theory will furnish the basis for the course. Lectures. 1 unit.

M W F, 9. 25 North Hall.

7. The Marvellous.


The Marvellous as an element in literature will be treated under the following heads: Description of wonder as a mental state; Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Renaissance and 18th century criticism of the use of marvellous in literature, especially in epic; beginnings of marvel amongst primitive peoples;

the literary differentiation of marvel in the epic; the science of fairy-tales; marvel in romance and romanticism. Lectures and reading. 1 unit.

Tu Th, 2. 25 North Hall.

8. English Composition.


A study of the fundamental principles of narrative, based upon an analysis of a few representative masterpieces and accompanied by practice in writing. Appointments for individual criticism. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 10. 23 North Hall.


CALVIN THOMAS, M.A., Professor of Germanic Language and Literatures, Columbia University.


1. The Elements of German. (Double course.)


A rapid survey of the essentials of grammar, with reading of easy prose and practice in translating into German, and in conversation. Spanhoofd's Lehrbuch der deutschen Sprache. 4 units. But no credit will be given to those who have had a university course in German.

M Tu W Th F, 8 and 1. 7 North Hall.

2. Advanced Elementary German. (Double course.) Mr. Pinger. Grammar, composition, and conversational practice in connection with the reading of short stories. Spanhoofd's "Lehrbuch der deutschen Sprache"; Bierwirth's "Elements of German"; Wenckebach's "Glück Auf"; Gerstäcker's "Germelshausen ''; Storm's "Immensee"; Wilbrandt's "Jugendliebe"; selections from Bernhard's "Auf der Sonnenseite"; Klenze's "Deutsche Gedichte." Open to students who have completed course 1 or its equivalent. 4 units.

M Tu W Th F, 9 and 2. 7 North Hall.

3. German Literature in the Second Half of the 18th Century.

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JOHN TAGGART CLARK, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Romanic Lan


1 Elementary French.

Assistant Professor CLARK.

Grammar, reading, composition, and conversation. Much care will be given to pronunciation. Intended for beginners and for those whose elementary training has not been thorough. Fraser and Squair's Abridged French Grammar. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 8. 15 North Hall.

2. Advanced French.

Assistant Professor CLARK.

Rapid reading, conversation, and composition. Much reading aloud will be done, very little translation. nunciation will be cultivated.

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have had at least one year of university French, or the equivalent. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 9. 15 North Hall.


CARLOS BRANSBY, Litt.D., Instructor in the Spanish Language.

1. Elementary Spanish.


Marion and Des Garennes' Introducción á la Lengua Castellana. Worman's First Spanish Book. Thorough drill in pronunciation and the essentials of grammar. Daily exercises in composition and conversation. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 8. 17 North Hall.

2 Advanced Spanish.


Garner's Spanish Grammar. Bransby's Progressive Spanish Reader. Larra's Partir á Tiempo. Drill in the verb.


cises in reading, writing, translating, and speaking. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 9. 17 North Hall.


MELLEN W. HASKELL, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics.

THOMAS M. PUTNAM, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics. ALFRED J. CHAMPREUX, B.S., Instructor in Mathematics.

1. Plane Trigonometry.

Assistant Professor PUTNAM.

The development of the general formulae of plane trigonometry, with application to the solution of triangles and practice in the use of logarithmic tables. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 8. 4 North Hall.

This course is equivalent to Course C or to matriculation subject 12a2.

2. Plane Analytic Geometry.

Assistant Professor PUTNAM. Introduction to the methods of plane analytic geometry. The straight line and circle, elementary properties of the conic sections, problems in loci, application of graphical methods to the solution of equations. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 9. 4 North Hall.

This course is equivalent to Course D or to matriculation subject 12a.

3. Introduction to Projective Geometry.

Professor HASKELL.

An elementary treatment of the fundamental principles of projective (visual) geometry as distinguished from ordinary metrical geometry. Particular emphasis will be laid on problems and constructions. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 10. 18в North Hall.

This course is equivalent to Course E or to matriculation subject 12a1.

4. Differential Calculus.


The fundamental principles and formulae of the differential calculus, with applications to various problems of geometry, analysis, and mechanics. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 8. 14 North Hall.

While this course will not be fully equivalent to Course 9A, it may be possible in individual cases for students conditioned in differential calculus to remove that condition by satisfactory completion of this course.

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