E f316K • Masterworks of Literature: American
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
This is a survey course in American Literature from the Puritans to the end of the 20th century. We will read major authors of each period, locating the writer in his/her time and place. Careful attention is paid to the works and their backgrounds. There will be plenty of poetry, short fiction, and a couple of novels along the way.
Pop quizzes 10%
George McMichael and James S. Leonard, ed., Concise Anthology of American Literature, Sixth Edition, Prentice-Hall
Tim O'Brien, In the Lake of the Woods, Penguin Books
A novel to be announced.