English | Twentieth-Century American Fiction
L358 | 2027 | Roof


1:00p-2:15p TR (30) 3 cr

TOPIC:  SEX, LIES, AND POWER IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

This course focuses on works of American fiction that are structured
around sex or a sexual secret, including Faulkner's THE SOUND AND THE
FURY, Fitzgerald's TENDER IS THE NIGHT, Hemingway's THE GARDEN OF EDEN,
Nabokov's LOLITA, Heller's CATCH-22, Larsen's PASSING, Miller's TROPIC OF
CANCER,  Barnes NIGHTWOOD, Maso's THE ART LOVER, Walker's THE COLOR
PURPLE, Acker's I DREAMT I WAS NYMPHOMANIAC, and others.  Course
requirements include 3 papers.