The Great American Novel|
Fall 2008 not offered
In this survey of classic works of American fiction, we will focus on texts celebrated not just for their literary achievement but for their aspiration to define the nature of American life and the aesthetic forms suitable to it.
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Hawthorne, THE SCARLET LETTER
Melville, MOBY DICK
Stowe, UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
James, PORTRAIT OF A LADY
Twain, ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
Wharton, HOUSE OF MIRTH
Cather, MY ANTONIA
Wright, NATIVE SON
Ellison, INVISIBLE MAN
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Quizzes, midterm, final exam, paper 10-15 pp.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Reading assignments for this course will be substantial.
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