Class Notes for 2/10
Class Notes for 2/10 ENG 3804
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Date Created: 02/10/16
Class Notes: Week of 2/8 (exam) and 2/10 Writing Assignment 1 Basic Guidelines look at a book at special collections 18001849— see attached book list on information sheet on blackboard learn as much as you can about your selected text o compare it to what you’ve read from Bleak House (chap 113) MLA format o intext citation and works cited page (failure to include = no credit) o at least 5 source See guiding questions on the instructions for what to write about extra coolness points for adding images to essay due March 2 20002200 words Presentations from the Class Participation Requirement The Cannon of the Mass o large book, coat of arms from the bishop from the code of marta of a guild on the cover o silk page tabs on nearly every leaf o end pages are marble o contains musical scores and chats The Books of Abraham Crowley o 161867; this edition printed in 1926 o portrait of author/poet became famous at 15 Class Discussion: what is illustration? o illustration can exist in many forms o concept of an illustration is fluid o are memes illustration? it COULD be if there is a message that wouldn’t be obvious without text o diagrams of eyes are an illustration — include text o banksy street art is illustration even though there is no text because it is telling the viewer something o bible illustrations are interpreted how did cain kill able? we don’t know, people illustrate from their imagination o graphic novel visuals establish the exposition, the characterization and the setting illustration can be dominant portion of text work o illustration is still relevant in today’s time, whether hand illustrated or graphic! Is dickens relevant in 2016? o yes a voice that critiques the problems that we all deal with something can be "dickenzian" The Wire on TV is related to dickens — todays media replicating what Dickens tried to do satire still exists— other people that critique society he has inspired modern writers his texts use visualization, he reference cultural ways which his society would see images o Who influenced Dickens? William Hogarth critiques society, meticulously composed scenes for visualization purposes encouragement for illustration and engraving o publication environment high energy environment very difficult to make it and survive in London— head of illustration commits suicide and Dickens takes over begins his publication career of a novel steam press gets invented— 100,000s of sheets of paper per hour! England cashes in on this, generates the newspaper that we are familiar with today Dickens was first serial producers — gets paid by the word, puts out publication in a pamphlet/journal/magazine, 1 year of installments or so similar to releasing a TV show in segments (X files, Orange is the New Black) keeps readers/watchers interested France and England are exchanging illustration methods/styles at this time o Bleak House published in 20 installments 2 illustrations per installments worked with 18 artists in his life Hablot K. Brown — the “Fhiz” from Bleak House (called that like the soda)— illustrated Bleak House installments some critiques argue its his best worth illustration in fiction stayed around until about the turn of industry o Bleak Houses’ Content Frontispiece the wrapper— the covering of the work drawn in marginal space a reconstitution of the cycle thematic narratives that relate to the text Justice system was “blind” — justice givers are blind folded— relates to his description of the fog of justice in the text Kady Jellyby and The Little Old Lady illustrations appear before the texts “Fhiz” tells the story before Dickens