English C136

Topics in American Studies: The American 1920's

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
2 Fall 2004 Porter, Carolyn
Porter, Carolyn
TTh 2-3:30 159 Mulford

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This course will focus on American literature and culture in the 1920?s. We will address the main features of this extraordinary decade through novels, memoirs, films, and cultural histories. We will devote substantial time to Americans in Paris, including both writers and jazz musicians. We will read texts by Janet Flanner, Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, Sylvia Beach, Louis Armstrong and Malcolm Cowley, among others. Requirements include one paper, one mid-term, and a final.

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