352:338:01 American Literature of the 19th Century

H. Ehrlich: Office hours: 521 Hill, W 10:00-11:30 AM and by appt.
Spring 2009, WF 3; Hill 102; Index 55099
E-mail: ehrlich@andromeda.rutgers.edu
My home page http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~ehrlich
Class web page: http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~ehrlich/338/
Course description | procedures

Required texts: at Rutgers Bradley and NJBooks stores
Charlotte Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper (Bedford Criticial Edition)
Mark Twain, Connecticut Yankee (Penguin)
Stephen Crane, Maggie, Red Badge of Courage (New Riverside critical edition)
Kate Chopin. The Awakening (Penguin or Signet)
José Marti, Selected Writings (Penguin)
Online texts: Walt Whitman, Henry James

Readings and Assignments (Revised 1 May 2009, * review item for final exam)
Week Note:Dates Reading
1 PJan. 21-23Introduction | Jewett | Harte | WEEK 1 (Online site TBA)
2  28-30 Whitman online (handout numbers) *7 | *8 | 9 | *10 || 1 | 12 | 17
3PFeb 4-6 Gilman, *Yellow Wallpaper (Bedford crit. ed) PAPER 2
4 11-13Twain, *Connecticut Yankee (Penguin)
5X18-20Twain, cont. Feb 20: Twain Open book essay-quiz
6 25-27Crane, S. *Maggie (New Riverside. ed) | Feb. 27 short paper: Options
7  Mar 4-6*Red Badge of Courage, New Riverside ed.
8P11-13Crane, continued | Mar. 11: Paper 3
  18-20Spring break
9 25-27Henry James: *Real Thing | Beast in Jungle | *Daisy Miller
10 Apr 1-3James, cont.  
11 8-10Chopin, Kate, *The Awakening (Penguin)
12X15-17Chopin, cont. April 17: Chopin Open Book Essay
13 22 Marti: Notebooks, 21-24;Impressions, 32-40; Coney Island, 89-94
  24 Marti: Guiteau, 94-116; Brooklyn Bridge, 140-44; Whitman, 183-94  
14 29Marti: America, 288-96; Truth, 329-33; (War Diaries, 350-413);
Alternate Readings: Whitman Locomotive *9 | Sleepers *16 | Brooklyn Ferry *14
  May 1Course Review
 XMay 8Final exam: 8:30-11:30am
R=reports, E=essay, P=paper, X=quiz or exam