English | 20th Century American Fiction
L358 | 1238 | Ardizzone


2:35p-3:50p D (30) 3 cr

This section of L358: Twentieth Century American Fiction will examine
short stories by such classic American writers as James Baldwin, Saul
Bellow, Ralph Ellison, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gail Godwin,
Ernest Hemingway, Zora Neale Hurston, Bernard Malamud, Joyce Carol Oates,
Flannery O'Connor, Katherine Anne Porter, John Steinbeck, John Updike, and
Eudora Welty, as well as the following novels: CHRIST IN CONCRETE, by
Pietro di Donato; THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, by J. D. Salinger; ONE FLEW OVER
THE CUCKOO'S NEST, by Ken Kesey; CEREMONY, by Leslie Marmon Silko; and THE
COLOR PURPLE, by Alice Walker.

Two papers in addition to a midterm and final essay exam will be required.

Texts:    FICTION 100, 8th edition, ed. by James H. Pickering.
	  CHRIST IN CONCRETE, by Pietro di Donato.
	  THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, by J. D. Salinger.
	  ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, by Ken Kesey.
	  CEREMONY, by Leslie Marmon Silko.
	  THE COLOR PURPLE, by Alice Walker.