English 125E

The Contemporary Novel

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2013 Gordon, Zachary
TTh 8-9:30 note new room: 213 Wheeler

Book List

Auster, Paul: The New York Trilogy; Calvino, Italo: If on a winter's night a traveler; Capote, Truman: In Cold Blood; DeLillo, Don: White Noise; Herr, Michael: Dispatches; Morrison, Toni: Jazz; Pynchon, Thomas: The Crying of Lot 49


A survey of major novels, including nonfiction novels, published in the last fifty years.  There will be two papers, a midterm, and a final exam.

Note:  The instructor (and book list and course description) of this course changed in June.  There has been no change in the meeting time or location, however.

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