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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Fall 2004

E f316K • Masterworks of Literature: American

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
32265 MTWThF
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
GAR 109

Course Description

This course surveys nearly four hundred years of North American literature. Among the many writers we will consider are Anne Bradstreet, Benjamin Franklin, Phillis Wheatley, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson, Harriet Jacobs, Henry James, Kate Chopin, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Ralph Ellison, Sylvia Plath, Gloria Andalzua, and Li-Young Lee. We will concentrate on literary form, as well as on relating the diverse

Grading Policy

Quizzes and brief, informal writing assignments
Two midterm examinations
One final examination
Punctual attendance to all class meetings


Norton Anthology of American Literature (Shorter Sixth Edition)
Kate Chopin, The Awakening (Dover Thrift Edition))
Ernest Hemingway, The First Forty-Nine Stories (Scribners))
Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Dover Thrift Edition))


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