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  • Modern American Literature
  • American Realism
  • Poetry
  • Humanities
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Mark Twain
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • American Civil War/History

Ed Gillin

Professor of


Welles 232B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Ed Gillin has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1988.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., Brown University
  • M.A., Colorado State University
  • B.A., Duquesne University
Spring 2015 Classes

ENGL 314:
Nineteenth Century Lit:

    A study of literature of the 1800s with subtitles designating relevant subjects, including U.S., British, and international literature of the time. These courses emphasize texts in relation to history
    , including the social and cultural dimensions of the nineteenth century.(May be taken twice for credit under different subtitles.) Prerequisites: ENGL 203. Offered fall, even years
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ENGL 329:
AmVis:Thoreau Harding Proj-Pt5

    A critical study of a theme, movement, or special subject matter of some consequence in the cultural tradition of the United States. Representative offerings might include The Environmental Spirit, Wo
    men Writers and Social Reform, Film Heroes, The Puritan Legacy, and The Graphic Novel. (May be taken twice for credit under different subtitles.) Prerequisite: ENGL 203. Offered every fall
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HUMN 221:
H/Western Humanities II

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from 1600 to the present. The course is factual as well
    as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered. Prerequisite: Humn 220.
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