Brad Bucknell is Associate Professor of English in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta.
He has published on the figure of Salome, on Pater and time, on African American literary theory, on The Matrix, on T.S. Eliot, and on Gertrude Stein. His book, Literary Modernism and Musical Aesthetics appeared in 2002 with Cambridge University Press. His recent interest is in music, writing, and the problem of history.
Modernism, modernity; Twentieth-Century British, American, Irish Literature; Literary theory.
This course aims to develop the student's ability to provide effective written and oral information. It will focus on instruction in fundamental writing skills, including building effective sentences and paragraphs, and on learning to communicate clearly across a range of genres and media used in academic and professional contexts, including correspondence and presentations. Students will be introduced to the principles of information gathering, analysis, and citation. Note: Restricted to students in the Faculty of Engineering only.
Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101 or 102 Note: variable content course which may be repeated if topics vary.