English 158A - Summer Sessions II, 2016

The American Novel to 1900

Class Information

Instructor: Wallis, Bryan
CRN: 71441
Time: MTW 10:00-11:40
Location: 113 Hoagland


    This course will survey American novels to 1900, with emphases on sentimentalism, the gothic, the captivity narrative, utopianism, and naturalism.


    Typee, Herman Melville
    Wieland, Charles Brockden Brown
    Hope Leslie, Catherine Maria Sedgwick
    The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
    McTeague, Frank Norris
    Looking Backward 2000-1887, Edward Bellamy