American Fiction from James to Pynchon|
A survey of American fiction in the first two-thirds of the twentieth century, with attention to literary history and cultural contexts.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
James, THE JOLLY CORNER; Wharton, THE HOUSE OF MIRTH; Cather, O PIONEERS!; Hemingway, IN OUR TIME; Fitzgerald, THE GREAT GATSBY; Larsen, PASSING; Faulkner, ABSALOM, ABSALOM!; Ellison, INVISIBLE MAN; Roth, GOODBYE, COLUMBUS; Bellow, HERZOG; Pynchon, THE CRYING OF LOT 49.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
One brief paper (approximately 5 pp.), one longer paper (approximately 10 pp.), midterm and final.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a reading-intensive course. Students will be expected to keep up with assignments and contribute to discussion.
|Instructor(s): Phillips,Siobhan Katharine Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: DWNY113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 36||SR major: 4||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 2||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 4||SO: 10||FR: 10|
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