This course is discontinued

Syllabus/achievement requirements


  • Arthur Miller, The Crucible
  • James Baldwin, ”Sonny’s Blues”
  • Joseph Heller, Catch-22
  • Bernard Malamud, “The Magic Barrel”
  • Flannery O’Connor, “Good Country People”
  • John Updike, Rabbit, Run
  • Edward Albee, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Jack Kerouac, On the Road
  • Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar


  • Allen Ginsberg, “Howl”
  • Langston Hughes, “Trumpet Player”
  • Gwendolyn Brooks, “The Lovers of the Poor”, “To the Diaspora”
  • Sylvia Plath, “Lady Lazarus”
  • Bob Dylan, “The Times They Are A’Changin’", “With God on Our Side", "Masters of War" and "Like a Rolling Stone".

Most of the short stories and poems can be found in The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter Edition. The remaining texts will be handed out in class.

Published Nov. 20, 2012 3:52 PM - Last modified Dec. 11, 2012 10:54 AM