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Spring 2017-2018
* ENG 351 (LA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

American Literature: 1865-1930

Alfred Bendixen

The development of American literature from the end of the Civil War to the start of the Great Depression: the rise of realism, naturalism, and modernism. Emphasis on the artistic achievement of such writers as James, Twain, Chopin, Wharton, Cather, Eliot, Hemingway, and Fitzgerald.

Sample reading list:
Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Henry James, Daisy Miller
Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth
Willa Cather, My Antonia
T.S. Eliot, The Wasteland
Ernest Hemingway, In Our Time
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
250 pp. of reading per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 25%
Papers - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%

Other information:
Distribution Requirement: American

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41040 L01 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am M W        Enrolled:44 Limit:55
41042 P01 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am W   McCosh Hall   B45   Enrolled:13 Limit:13 Closed
41043 P02 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm W   McCosh Hall   B45   Enrolled:12 Limit:13
43886 P05 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm M   McCosh Hall   B45   Enrolled:9 Limit:13
43887 P06 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W        Enrolled:10 Limit:13