English 132

The American Novel

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2011 Wagner, Bryan
Wagner, Bryan
MWF 1-2 159 Mulford

Other Readings and Media

Stowe, H. B.: Uncle Tom's Cabin; Twain, M.: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Harper, F. E. W.: Iola Leroy; Chesnutt, C.: The Marrow of Tradition; Toomer, J.: Cane; Hurston, Z. N.: Their Eyes Were Watching God; Faulkner, W.: Light in August; Ellison, R.: Invisible Man; Wright, R.: Black Boy


A survey of major novels written in the United States between the end of slavery and the start of the Civil Rights Movement. Two essays, midterm, and final exam.

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