English 132

American Novel

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2013 Carmody, Todd
TTh 3:30-5 note new room: 85 Evans

Book List

Three Classic African American Novels; Cather, Willa: Sapphira and the Slave Girl; Ellison, Ralph: Invisible Man; Faulkner, William: The Sound and the Fury; Johnson, James Weldon: Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man; Stowe, Harriet Beecher: Uncle Tom's Cabin; Twain, Mark: Pudd'n'head Wilson


This course offers a survey of major American novels written in the years between the Civil War and the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement. Course requirements include two essays as well as midterm and final exams.

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