ENGL 250 A: American Literature

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 9:30am - 10:20am
Location: 
WFS 201
SLN: 
13790
Instructor:
John Griffith
John Griffith

Additional Details:

We will read and discuss four novels and a wide assortment of short stories written by American authors in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Students will be expected to keep up with a reading schedule, attend class regularly, take part in class-discussion, and write a series of in-class essays in answer to study questions handed out in advance.

Required texts: Wallace and Mary Stegner, eds., GREAT AMERICAN SHORT STORIES; Milton Crane, ed., FIFTY GREAT AMERICAN SHORT STORIES; Nathaniel Hawthorne, THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES; John Steinbeck, EAST OF EDEN; James Baldwin, GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN; and Anne Tyler, A PATCHWORK PLANET

Catalog Description: 
Introduces American culture through a careful reading of a variety of representative texts in their historical contexts.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
March 16, 2016 - 11:20am