Heather McNiel

Instructor of English
JRC 311
(651) 962-5616

J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
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ENGL 203 - W06 Monsters, Inc. M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 211

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1055 - 1200


MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

22402 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours


Heather M. McNiel

Monsters are a big business: from Disney’s cute, cuddly monsters to nightmarish versions of zombies, vampires, and giant lizards, huge franchises have been built around monsters and the terror or fascination they inspire in us. Our obsession with monster stories and their adaptations may seem to be a recent phenomenon, but history is full of examples of monster stories that have been reinterpreted and reformulated for new purposes and audiences. This course will examine some of the most influential literary works featuring monsters, and trace how they were adapted and reinterpreted for various artistic and commercial purposes, often using different genres or formats. Texts may include FRANKENSTEIN, DRACULA, BEOWULF, as well as films and other media. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing. This course satisfies the Writing Across the Curriculum Writing Intensive requirement.

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Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
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