English 130C

American Literature: 1865-1900

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2010 Schweik, Susan
Schweik, Susan
MW 2-3 + Discussion F 2-3 166 Barrows

Other Readings and Media

Whitman, W.: Complete Poems; Dickinson, E.: Complete Poems;
Twain, M.: Pudd'nhead Wilson; Howells, W.D.: A Hazard of New Fortunes;
Chesnutt, C. The Marrow of Tradition; Dreiser, T.: Sister Carrie; James,
H.: The Portrait of A Lady; James, H.: The Turn of The Screw and Other
Short Fiction


A survey of U.S. literature from 1865 to the beginning of the twentieth century. We’ll begin with the texts listed above; then together we’ll choose the reading and design the syllabus for the last weeks of the course. A midterm, frequent short informal papers, and a final project which will involve both research and class participation.

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