English 146 - Spring, 2016

American Literature 1900-1945

Class Information

Instructor: Watkins, Evan
CRN: 42602
Time: MWF 12:10-1:00
Location: 1060 Bainer


    This course welcomes both majors and non-majors. It fulfills a General Education Arts and Humanities requirement for topical breadth and for Core Literacies a requirement in ACGH and in Writing Experience. For English majors it fulfills a distribution requirement for literature written in English between 1900 and the present.


    In-class exercises and participation: 10%
    Four blogs posted in response to key concepts and issues: 20% (5% each)
    Two short papers (4-5 pgs), including rough draft, peer review and final version for each one: 25% each
    Take home final essay: 20%


    House of Mirth, Edith Wharton
    Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston
    Norton Volume D: American Literature 1914-1945, Nina Baym et. al.