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American Literature 1914-1960

ENGL 363

 

$ 564.00


Instructor: Frank Quinn Christianson PhD
Credits: 3.00

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Prerequisite:

ENGL 251 (Introduction to English Studies) & ENGL 293 (American Literary History) & ENGL 295 (Writing Literary Criticism); or ENGL 251 (Fundamentals of Literary Interpretation and Criticism) & ENGL 294 (Transatlantic Literary History) & ENGL 295 (Writing Literary Criticism).

Description:

Major and selected minor writers and literary trends from 1914 to 1960. Online access to Brigham Young University library services.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: The Twentieth Century and Its Literature; Henry Adams as a Transition
Lesson 2: Theodore Dreiser and Willa Cather
Lesson 3: Robert Frost, the Man and the Poet- An Indirectionist
Lesson 4: Sherwood Anderson and John Dos Passos
Lesson 5: Tennessee Williams and Eugene O'Neill
Lesson 6: Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot
Lesson 7: Thomas Wolfe, e.e. Cummings, and Hart Crane
Lesson 8: F. Scott Fitzgerald of the Jazz Age
Lesson 9: Ernest Hemingway
Lesson 10: First Paper
Lesson 11: John Steinbeck and Katherine Anne Porter
Lesson 12: William Faulkner, the South, and the Macabre
Lesson 13: Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams
Lesson 14: Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor: Two Southern Women Writers
Lesson 15: Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison, and James Baldwin
Lesson 16; Second Paper
Lesson 17: John Cheever, Phillip Roth, and Bernard Malamud
Lesson 18: Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and Robert Lowell
Lesson 19: Adrienne Rich, Anne Sexton, and Sylvia Plath
Lesson 20: Theodore Roethke, John Berryman, and Richard Wilbur

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.