Brief Description of Course: A study of representative Anglo-American fiction from the period.
Required Reading: Various short stories to be posted on Blackboard.James, The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Novels (Signet); Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Broadview); Conrad, Heart of Darkness (Penguin); The Secret Agent (Penguin); Warton, Ethan Frome (Penguin); Ford, The Good Soldier (Penguin); Joyce, "Araby," "The Dead," A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Penguin); Woolf, To The Lighthouse (Oxford); Hemingway, "Cat in the Rain," "Hills Like White Elephants; Faulkner, As I Lay Dying (Vintage); West, Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust (New Directions); O’Connor, "A Good Man is Hard to Find." "Everything That Rises Must Converge," Wise Blood (Farrar, Straus, Giroux); Murdoch, The Bell (Penguin); Greene, The Quiet American (Vintage); The Comedians (Vintage); Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Penguin); Burgess, A Clockwork Orange (Penguin).
First Three Authors/Texts: James, Stevenson, Conrad.
Method of Evaluation: Two term papers (80%); final in-class test (20%).
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