English 203

The Strange Career of Jim Crow

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2009 Wagner, Bryan
Wagner, Bryan
Tues. 3:30-6:30 301 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin; Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Frances Harper, Iola Leroy; Charles Chesnutt, The Marrow of Tradition; Jean Toomer, Cane; William Faulkner, Light in August; Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God; Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man; Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird


Major novels written in the United States between the end of slavery and the start of the Civil Rights Movement. Weekly reading responses, one project on reception history, and one essay.

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