Mary I. Rosner

Associate Professor
Email: mary.rosner @ louisville.edu
Phone:502-852-4647
Office Hours: Spring Term: MW 12:00-12:50, F 10:00-10:50, and by appointment

 

Bio

Mary I. Rosner received her BA from SUNY New Paltz and her MA and PhD from The Ohio State University. After teaching at the Iowa State University for three years, she came to U of L where she has published essays on classical rhetoric, the rhetoric of science, Victorian literature and culture, writing center work, technical writing, and the rhetoric of travel writing.

Courses Taught

Prerequisite: Meet admission requirements of the University of Louisville. Students engage in critical thinking and writing by developing their writing processes and producing finished prose. Required writing consists of multiple drafts of 4-6 papers of varying lengths.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105. A survey course of British writers. Historical period: 1700-1900.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105. Note: A maximum of 6 hours in special topics may be counted toward the major. Topics to be announced in the schedule of courses.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310. Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR). Formerly ENGL-315; credit may not be earned for this course by students with credit for ENGL-315. Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from British literature of the nineteenth century. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context. Historical period: 1700-1900.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310. Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR). An intensive study in the works of one or a small grouping of authors. May be repeated once for credit. Historical period varies by semester-see schedule of courses.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. In-depth study of selected movements, genres, topics, or groupings of writers from the Victorian period. Historical Period: 1700-1900.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. Note: A maximum of 6 hours in special-topics courses may be counted toward the major. Topics to be announced in schedule of courses. Historical Period: varies by semester.
Topics to be announced in schedule of courses. Historical Period: varies by semester.
An intensive survey of the major literary figures of Nineteenth Century England, with attention to literary traditions and modern theories of interpretation.
Review of rhetorical theory and practice in the Greek, Roman, early Christian, medieval, and scholastic periods.

Educational Background

    Ph.D. from Ohio State University

      Teaching Areas

        Rhetoric, Victorian Studies, Writing Center Theories and Practices

          Research Interests

            Rhetoric of Travel, Rhetoric of Science, Victorian Travel, Technical Writing, Victorian Literature, Visual Rhetoric, Rhetoric of Museums and Classical Rhetoric