Dr. Daniel V. Fraustino

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Professor

 

B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A. San Diego State University
Ph.D. Binghamton University

 

 

 

Dr. Daniel V. Fraustino joined the University of Scranton faculty in 1982. His teaching and research focus is in Romantic literature.

3 cr. (CL)

An exploration of the nature of prose fiction, its elements and techniques. The emphasis is critical than historical. The range of works and the specific selections may vary with the individual instructor.

3 cr. (CL)

An exploration of the nature of poetry, its value, aims, and techniques. The emphasis will be critical rather than historical. The range of poems and the specific selections may vary with the individual instructor.

3cr. (CL) (Area B-2)

A survey of the first half of the British Romantic period. Readings will include Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge and at least three "minor" writers of this era. Discussions will focus on the Romantic imagination, the role of nature in Romantic mysticism, and Romantic notions concerning heightened sensations and altered realities.

3cr. (CL) (Area B-2)

A survey of the second half of the British Romantic period. Readings will include Byron, Percy Shelley, Keats, and at least three "minor" writers of this era. Discussions will focus on the waning of the "Romantic religion" of Blake, Coleridge, and Wordsworth in an increasingly prosperous, skeptical, and secularized era.

3 cr. (Area B-2)

A study of the major literary works in 19th-century England: poetry, novels and non-fictional prose. The emphasis is threefold: critical analysis; literary history; social, intellectual and political background.

3cr. (EPW)

A course in scientific or technical writing designed to help students improve their writing skills in preparation for their professions. Specialized training is offered in writing of proposals, reports, instructions, letters, abstracts, resumes, etc.