21:352:343 American Literature of the 20th Century
H. Ehrlich, Fall 2009, WF3, Hill 115, Index 37837

Office: Hill 521, Hours: W 10:00-11:30am and by appt.
Class web page: http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~ehrlich/343/
Email: ehrlich@andromeda.rutgers.edu
Course
Procedures

Required texts (at both Rutgers Bradley and New Jersey Books stores):
  • Edith Wharton, House of Mirth (1905) -- Penguin Classics ISBN-978-0-14-018729-8
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925) -- (Scribner)ISBN-13-078-0-742-7356
  • Ernest Hemingway,The Sun Also Rises (1926) -- (Scribner)ISBN-13-978-0-7432-9733-8
  • Richard Wright, Native Son (1940) (unabridged version 1991, Harper Perennial Classics
  • Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man (1952)-- (Vintage) ISBN-13: 978-0-679-73276-1
  • Fall 2009 Course Schedule: (December 2, 2009; subject to change)
    Week 1Sept 24 PIntroduction | Day 1 | Paper 1: Jack London, "Law of Life"
    Week 2911Wharton, House of Mirth | E-text
    Week 316 P 18 Wharton, House of Mirth | Images | 9/16: Paper 2: Selected Passage
    Week 42325 QWharton, contunued: 9/25: Quiz
    Week 530Oct 2F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1&2)
    Week 67 P(9) Oct 7: Paper 3 | Gatsby (3) | Oct 9: no class
    Week 714 E16 0ct 14: Mid-term exam : Oct 16: Gatsby (4)
    Week 82123 Ernest Hemingway,The Sun Also Rises
    Week 92830 PErnest Hemingway,The Sun Also Rises | Oct. 30: Paper 4
    Week 10Nov 46Richard Wright, Native Son
    Week 111113 QRichard Wright, Native Son Quiz: TBA
    Week 121820Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man (no class 11/25)
    Week 13Dec 24 PRalph Ellison, Invisible Man Dec 4: Paper 5
    Week 149 P11 Dec 9: Paper 5, cont.; Dec 11: Course review
    Final 18Final exam: Friday, Dec, 18, 8:30-11:30am