MAST 231
Literature of the Sea Fall 2009 (also offered Spring 2010)
Division I Writing Skills
Cross-listed MAST 231 / ENGL 231
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A study of the ways in which the sea has often filled the literary imagination and found expression in narrative, poetry, drama, and myth. Special emphasis is given to such authors as Melville, London, Steinbeck, Proulx, and Hemingway, as well as Shakespeare, Coleridge, Conrad, and Douglass.
The Class: Format: small group tutorials with occasional larger classes and lectures, including coastal and near-shore field trips, and 10 days offshore
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: regular papers, class discussions, and a final exam
Extra Info: offered only at Mystic Seaport
Distributions: Division I Writing Skills
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
MAST 231 Division I ENGL 231 Division I
Attributes: AMST Arts in Context Electives
ENVI Humanities, Arts + Social Science Electives

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