English 100

Junior Seminar: Literature of California and the West


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
12 Fall 2005 Starr, George A.
Starr, George
TTh 12:30-2 106 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Austin, M.: The Land of Little Rain; Chandler, R.: The Big Sleep; Dick, P.: BladeRunner (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?); Didion, J.: Slouching Toward Bethlehem; Harte, B.: Luck of Roaring Camp; Norris, F.: McTeague; Stegner, W.: Angle of Repose; Steinbeck, J.: East of Eden; Twain, M.: Roughing It; West, N.: Day of the Locust

Description

"Reading, discussion , and writing about fiction, poetry, memoirs, and essays that have western settings, or that try to describe or account for western experience in ""regional"" terms--emphasizing, for example, the formative influence of the natural landscape, or of racial, economic, and social groups in distinctive, defining relationships with their surroundings (and with one another). "


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