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  • Modern British Literature
  • Criticism
  • Comparative Literature
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Ken Asher

Professor of

English

Welles 221
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5513
asher@geneseo.edu

Ken Asher has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1986.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A. Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A. Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley
My Classes

ENGL 348:
European Literature:

    Studies of European literature in translation dealing with selected periods, styles, genres, themes, and writers. Typical offerings are medieval literature, Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky, Romanticism, French novels, and Ibsen and Strindberg, (May be taken for credit twice under different subtitles.) Prerequisites: ENGL 170. Offered when demand is sufficient

Humn 220:
H/Western Humanities I

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. The course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.