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Peter S. Baker

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
101 Dawson's Row
1 Dawson's Row
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. Yale, 1978
B.A. Columbia, 1974
ENGL 2508: Studies in Fiction
Credits: 3
Studies the techniques of fiction. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2526: Studies in Fiction
Credits: 3
Studies the techniques of fiction. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLS 3030: History of the English Language
Credits: 3
Studies the development of English word forms and vocabulary from Anglo-Saxon to present-day English. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 3510: Medieval European Literature in Translation
Credits: 3
Explores themes in English, French, German, Italian, Irish, Icelandic, and Spanish literature of the Middle Ages. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 3515: Medieval European Literature in Translation
Credits: 3
Explores themes in English, French, German, Italian, Irish, Icelandic, and Spanish literature of the Middle Ages. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 4500: Advanced Studies in Medieval Literature I
Credits: 3
Limited enrollment. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 5010: Introduction to Old English
Credits: 3
Studies the language and literature of Anglo-Saxon England. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 5100: Introduction to Old English
Credits: 3
Studies the language and literature of Anglo-Saxon England. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 5101: Beowulf
Credits: 3
Reading of the poem, emphasizing critical methods and exploring its relations to the culture of Anglo-Saxon England. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: ENMD 5010 or equivalent.
ENMD 5200: Beowulf
Credits: 3
Reading of the poem, emphasizing critical methods and exploring its relations to the culture of Anglo-Saxon England. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: ENMD 5010 or equivalent.
ENGL 8510: Studies in Medieval Literature
Credits: 3
Topics vary from year to year. For more details please visit the department website at https://english.as.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 8559: New Course in Medieval Literature
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Medieval Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 8993: Independent Study
Credits: 3
A single semester of independent study under faculty supervision for MA or PhD students in English doing intensive research on a subject not covered in the usual courses. Requires approval by a faculty member who has agreed to supervise a guided course of reading and substantial written exercise, a detailed outline of the research project, and authorization by the Director of Graduate Studies in English. Only one may be offered for Ph.D credit. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
LING 9010: Directed Research
Credits: 1–3
Special Areas Students should choose electives in one or more of the following areas: anthropology, Asian and Middle Eastern languages and Cultures, comparative Latin and Greek, English language study, Germanic linguistics, Indic linguistics, philosophy, psychology, Romance linguistics, Slavic linguistics.