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December 19, 2008

American Literature II (Spring 2009)

  • Conarroe , ed. Eight American Poets 0679776435
  • Ellilsion, Invisible Man 0679732764
  • Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby 0743273567
  • Foster, How to Read Literature Like a Professor 006000942X
  • Miller, Resurrection Blues 0143035487
  • Niffenegger , The Time Traveler’s Wife 015602943X
  • Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath 0140186409
  • Treadwell, Machinal 1854592114
  • Wilder, The Skin of Our Teeth 0060088931
Also required: Keys for Writers, SF Writer, or any other college composition handbook that explains the format for writing an MLA-style research paper.

Below are links to where you may purchase the required books on Amazon (though you may purchase them from any source.)

Literary Criticism (Spring 2009)

\Required Main Texts (4):


We will also see SHU's production of Life is a Dream (The assigned text has Spanish original, along with a translation, but you don't need to be able to read Spanish.)

Required Reference Text
(Either one is fine. The MLA Style Manual is brand new, but if you already have Gibaldi's 2003 MLA Handbook, or if you can find an inexpensive used copy, it should suffice for this course.)