English 143 - Spring, 2018

19th Century American Literature to the Civil War

Class Information

Instructor: Thomas, George
CRN: 81969
Time: TR 12:10-1:30
Location: 146 Olson

Description

    This course will cover American literature between 1800 and 1865. The literature of this period involves some pretty important and interesting stuff, including feminism, slavery (and anti-slavery), manifest destiny, murder, mystery, banditry, high seas adventure, demonic possession, and revolution.

Grading

    Two Papers, Midterm, Final, Participation

Texts

    Norton Anthology, 9th, Volume B, Hawthorne, Melville, Thoreau, Emerson, Jacobs, Poe, Dickinson, Douglass, Whitman
    The Life and Times of Joaquin Murrieta