ENGL 353 C: American Literature: Later Nineteenth Century

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 9:30am - 10:20am
Location: 
DEN 304
SLN: 
13872
Instructor:
John Griffith
John Griffith

Additional Details:

We will read and discuss novels and short stories written by American authors in the period just following the Civil War. Students will be expected to do the assigned readings and attend class regularLY. Written work will consist entirely of a series of in-class essays writen in response to study questions handed out in advance.

The texts: Judith Fetterly, ed. AMERICAN WOMEN REGIONALISTS 1850-1910; William Dean Howells, THE RISE OF SILAS LAPHAM; Kate Chopin, THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIES; Frank Norris, McTEAGUE; Stephen Crane, THE GREAT SHORT WORKS OF STEPHEN CRANE; Henry James, THE AMERICAN; Charles Chesnutt. THE CONJURE WOMAN; Mark Twain, THE GREAT SHORT WORKS OF MARK TWAIN

Catalog Description: 
Literary responses to an America propelled forward by accelerating and complex forces. Works by Twain, James, and such other writers as Whitman, Dickinson, Adams, Wharton, Howells, Crane, Dreiser, DuBois, and Chopin.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
March 24, 2016 - 11:24am