Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: Two English courses at the 2000 level or above.
|The Sun Also Rises||Ernest Hemingway||0684800713|
|Absalom, Absalom!||William Faulkner||0679732187|
|White Noise||Don DeLillo||0143105981|
Course Objectives: This course introduces students to major authors of 20th-century U.S. fiction. It explores a wide range of historical, cultural, and artistic perspectives, focusing on novels by some of the most widely influential authors of the century.
Course Content: Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises 0684800713; William Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom! 0679732187; Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony 0140086838; Don DeLillo, White Noise 0143105981; Toni Morrison, Beloved 1400033411; and selected short stories.
Method of Presentation: Group discussion, mini-lectures, and peer review of student essays.
Method of Evaluation: Two essays, pop quizzes, final exam, and active participation in class discussion.