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Graham Drake

Professor of


Welles 217A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Graham Drake

Graham Drake has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1989.

Faculty Information


  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., Houghton College
Spring 2016 Classes

ENGL 382:
The Bible as Literature

    This course evaluates the English Bible as a literary text, with readings from the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures (including the Apocrypha). Along with historical and cultural backgrounds, emphasis w
    ill be placed on literary genres present in (and sometimes unique to) the Bible, aspects of biblical language and poetics, and the intratextuality of biblical texts. The course will also compare the Bible?s relationship with the text of the Qur?an and with readings and research in biblical influences on Western and world literature. Prerequisite: ENGL 203. Offered every spring
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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 w
    ell as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.
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