English 2130-H27: American Literature Survey

Fall 2006, University of West Georgia

Monday/Wednesday 1:50-3:10pm

TLC 2237


Course Information


Reading and Discussion Questions

General Grading Standards--Department of English

The Short Analytical Essay

Revising and Editing

Midterm--Instructions and Examples


lectures and Slide Shows:

Early Images of America in European Art and Literature


The Genre of Autobiography

The Man and the Cult: Benjamin Franklin at 300

Nathaniel Hawthorne--bio

Fanny Fern, Ruth Hall (literary tradition and author bio)

Anatomy of a Scene: Ruth Hall

Walt Whitman--Images and Bio

Whitman and Emerson, "The Poet"

Emily Dickinson--Bio

The Jazz Age and Fitzgerald Bio

August Wilson--bio