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English 3920 - Reviewing

students

The Department of English is offering English 3920 - Reviewing in the Winter 2008 semester.

Instructors: Dr. Donald Nichol (book reviewing), Dr. Gordon Jones (performance), Dr. Noreen Golfman (film)

Students who wish to take this course should submit a portfolio of reviews and/or essays on literature or film (four pieces)
TO: English 3920 c/o Department of English, A-3026 by November 30, 2007

Dr. Donald Nichol

Don Nichol first taught English for Memorial in Grand Falls in the summer of 1978 and has been teaching full-time since 1984, shortly after completing his Ph.D. at Edinburgh University.

He has published more than 100 reviews and 25 articles in American British, Canadian and French journals.

His books include:

  • The New Foundling Hospital for Wit, 6 parts (London: John Almon, 1768-73), facsimile edition, 6 parts in 3 vols, ed. Donald W. Nichol (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2006).
  • TransAtlantic Crossings II: Eighteenth-Century Sexuality & Textuality, ed. Donald W. Nichol, with Adam Beardsworth and Katrina Thorarinson (St. John’s: Memorial Printing Services, 2006).
  • TransAtlantic Crossings: Eighteenth-Century Explorations, ed. Donald W. Nichol, with Iona Bulgin, Sandra Hannaford and David Wilson (St. John’s: MUN Printing, 1995).
  • TransAtlantic Crossings: Eighteenth-Century Explorations, ed. Donald W. Nichol, with Iona Bulgin, Sandra Hannaford and David Wilson (St. John’s: MUN Printing, 1995).
  • Lumen, vol. XIII, ed. Donald W. Nichol and Margarete Smith, Proceedings of the 1992 conference of the Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies (Edmonton: Academic, 1994).
  • Pope’s Literary Legacy: The Book-Trade Correspondence of William Warburton and John Knapton with other letters & documents 1744-1780, Oxford Bibliographical Society, new series vol. XXIII (Oxford: OBS, 1992).

Dr. Gordon Jones

  • Freelance theatre reviewer for CBC Radio (1989-95),Theatrum (1989- 95), The Telegram (1995-2006);
  • Director of Measure for Measure, The Taming of the Shrew, The Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, Love's Labour's Lost, A Midsummer Night Dream, The Two Gentleman of Verona, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing (1983-96).

Dr. Noreen Golfman

  • Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, MUN.
  • Specialty research and teaching areas: Canadian literature and film, cultural studies.
  • Freelance broadcaster/writer for CBC Radio, TV, and NFB.
  • Arts columnist (biweekly), The Independent, since 2003.
  • Film columnist, The Canadian Forum, 1995-1998.
  • Founding director and chair, St John’s International Women’s Film Festival, since 1989.
  • Director, MUN Cinema Series, since 1988.
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