English 130B

American Literature: 1800-1865

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2016 Breitwieser, Mitchell
MWF 1-2 122 Wheeler

Book List

Douglass, Frederick: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass; Emerson, Ralph Waldo: Nature and Selected Essays; Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The Scarlet Letter; Melville, Herman: Moby Dick; Thoreau, Henry David: Walden; Whitman, Walt: Leaves of Grass (1855 edition)


I will lecture on several of the primary literary texts of the antebellum period. Two ten-page essays, a final exam, and regular attendance will be required.

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