English 130C

American Literature: American Literature: 1865-1900

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2008 Wagner, Bryan
Wagner, Bryan
MWF 10-11 20 Barrows

Other Readings and Media

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom�s Cabin; Rebecca Harding Davis, Life in the Iron-Mills; Emily Dickinson, Complete Poems; Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; William Dean Howells, A Hazard of New Fortunes; Kate Chopin, The Awakening; Theodore Dreiser, Sister Carrie. There will also be a course reader with poetry, short stories, and journalism by Walt Whitman, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Charles Chesnutt, Frederick Jackson Turner, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Sui Sin Far, Andrew Carnegie, Frances E. W. Harper, Henry James, Sarah Orne Jewett, Horatio Alger, Booker T. Washington, Stephen Crane, Hamlin Garland, and Woodrow Wilson.


A survey in United States literature from the Civil War to the beginning of the twentieth century. Course requirements include weekly reading responses, two essays, one midterm, and one final exam.

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