Syllabus - English 316K, 34265-34310 Masterworks of...

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English 316K, 34265-34310 Dr. B. Berry Masterworks of American Literature Calhoun 303 Spring 2010, T Th 12:30-1:45 pm Office Hrs.: MWF 1-2 p.m. JES A121A [email protected] SYLLABUS Required Course Texts o George McMichael, general ed., Concise Anthology of American Literature , 7th Edition (Prentice Hall, 2006) o Stephen Crane, Maggie, A Girl of the Streets, and Other New York Writings , (1893; Random House Modern Library rpt. 2001) o Ken Kasey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1962; Penguin rpt. 1976) o Tim O’Brien, In the Lake of the Woods (1994; Houghton Mifflin rpt. 2008) o Cormac McCarthy, The Road (Vintage International/Random House, 2006) * Have your reading assignments completed by their corresponding date on the syllabus. The importance of completing these readings by their lecture date cannot be overemphasized. Otherwise you will get significantly less context and comprehension from the lectures, a key and stone-cold fact to consider if your goal is to score high on the course exams. Check several classes ahead to prepare for longer readings. DISC. SECTION . * All films or film footage will be subject to examinations the same as written texts. Prepare to see all films in class, as pertinent discussions and lecture notes will accompany their viewing. All handouts are considered texts as well and therefore subject to exam questions. Course Prerequisites: Completion of at least 27 semester hours of coursework, including Rhetoric and Composition 306 or the equivalent, and a passing score on the reading section of the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) test (or an appropriate assessment test). Students with disabilities may request appropriate academic accommodation from the Division of
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