Question 1 What are your thoughts about the character and actions of Cardillac? Please
post two comments.
Question 2 What role does Mademoiselle de Scudery play in the story by E. T. A.
Hoffmann? Please write one paragraph.
All of the course readings will be available through online resources (through the following websites and
LitFinder (an electronic database which is accessible through the Berkeley library)
To access LitFinder, for example, please go to the Blackboard Home Page. Please click on the Library tab
and then on Electronic Resources: Databases A-Z. Then please scroll down and click on LitFinder. Please
type in the name of the author or the name of the literary work for your search.
If you would prefer to purchase a text, all of the readings for the course are famous and should be available
in all major bookstores. Many college and public libraries in this country will also have copies of the works
which we are reading and discussing in this course. Thank you.
Biographical Information about the Authors
For biographical information on an author please search the following electronic databases which are
available through the Berkeley Library:
Bloom’s Literary Reference Online
Literature Resource Center
Twayne’s Author Series.
To access any of the above databases, please go to the Blackboard Home Page. Please click on the Library
Tab. Then please click on Electronic Resources: Databases A-Z. Then please scroll down the list and click
on the appropriate database. Thank you.
Websites such as Online Literature (http://www.online-literature.com) also have biographical information
about various authors.
E. T. A. Hoffmann Link
This link has interesting information about E. T. A. Hoffmann.