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AUDIO MP3 SESSIONS FOR E222 AMERICAN LITERATURE, CSU FULLERTON FALL 2013 (12/13/13)

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SESSION SCHEDULE: FOLLOWING WORKS DISCUSSED ON DATES INDICATED

WEEK 1

Tu. 08/27. Course Introduction. SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 08/29. Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Whitman's "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" (Vol. C 79-85). Dickinson's "320" (Vol. C 97); "340" (Vol. C 99); "448" (Vol. C 102); "479" (Vol. C 102-03); "591" (Vol. C 103-04); "598" (Vol. C 104); "620" (Vol. C 104); "764" (Vol. C 107); "1263" (Vol. C 108); "1668" (Vol. C 108). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 2

Tu. 09/03. Mark Twain. From Letters from the Earth (Vol. C 336-51). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 09/05. Henry James. "Daisy Miller" (Vol. C 421-59). We will watch a film production. Film, no audio necessary.

WEEK 3

Tu. 09/10. Henry James. "Daisy Miller" (Vol. C 421-59). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 09/12. Kate Chopin. The Awakening (Vol. C Chapters 1-11, 561-586). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 4

Tu. 09/17. Kate Chopin. The Awakening (Vol. C Chapters 12-26, 586-626). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 09/19. Kate Chopin. The Awakening (Vol. C Chapters 27-39, 626-52). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 1 DUE BY EMAIL SUNDAY 09/22; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes Whitman through Chopin. I will verify receipt by email within a few days.)

WEEK 5

Tu. 09/24. Jack London. From "What Life Means to Me" (Norton Vol. D 917-20). From Tales of the Pacific (Penguin edition): "The House of Mapuhi" (31-53); "Mauki (64-79). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 09/26. Jack London. From Tales of the Pacific (Penguin edition): "The Sheriff of Kona" (121-34); "Koolau the Leper" (135-50); "The Bones of Kehekili" (151-73). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 6

Tu. 10/01. Robert Frost. "The Figure a Poem Makes" (Vol. D 250-52); "Mowing" (Vol. D 231-32); "Mending Wall" (Vol. D 232-33); "The Death of the Hired Man" (Vol. D 233-37); "The Wood-Pile" (Vol. D 241); "The Road Not Taken" (Vol. D 241-42); "Birches" (Vol. D 242-44); "Out, Out—" (Vol. D 244); "Fire and Ice" (Vol. D 245); "Nothing Gold Can Stay" (Vol. D 245); "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" (Vol. D 245); "Desert Places" (Vol. D 246); "Design" (Vol. D 246); "The Gift Outright" (Vol. D 248). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 10/03. Carl Sandburg and William Carlos Williams. Sandburg's "Chicago" (Vol. D 279-80); "Fog" (Vol. D 280); "Cool Tombs" (Vol. D 280-81); "Grass" (Vol. D 281). From Williams' Spring and All (Vol. D 346-47); Poems: "Queen-Anne's Lace" (Vol. D 305); "Spring and All" (Vol. D 306-07); "To Elsie" (Vol. D 307-09); "The Red Wheelbarrow" (Vol. D 309); "The Dead Baby" (Vol. D 309-10); "This Is Just to Say" (Vol. D 310); "A Sort of a Song" (Vol. D 310); "Burning the Christmas Greens" (Vol. D 311-13); "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus" (Vol. D 313). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 7

Tu. 10/08. T. S. Eliot. From "Tradition and the Individual Talent" (Vol. D 372-75); "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" (Vol. D 368-71). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 10/10. T. S. Eliot. "The Waste Land" (Vol. D 378-91). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 8

Tu. 10/15. Wallace Stevens. "The Snow Man" (Vol. D 283-84); "Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock" (Vol. D 285); "Sunday Morning" (Vol. D 285-88); "Anecdote of the Jar" (Vol. D 288-89); "Peter Quince at the Clavier" (Vol. D 289-90); "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird" (Vol. D 291-92); "The Idea of Order at Key West" (Vol. D 293-94); "Of Modern Poetry" (Vol. D 294); The Plain Sense of Things" (Vol. D 295). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 10/17. E.E. Cummings. "Thy fingers make early flowers of" (Vol. D 638); "in Just-" (Vol. D 638-39); "O sweet spontaneous" (Vol. D 639-40); "Buffalo Bill's" (Vol. D 640); "the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls" (Vol. D 640); "next to of course god america i" (Vol. D 641); "i sing of Olaf glad and big" (Vol. D 641-42); "somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond" (Vol. D 642-43); "anyone lived in a pretty how town" (Vol. D 643-44); "my father moved through dooms of love" (Vol. D 644-45); "pity this busy monster,manunkind" (Vol. D 646). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 2 DUE BY EMAIL SUNDAY 10/20; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes Jack London through E.E. Cummings.)

WEEK 9

Tu. 10/22. Ernest Hemingway. "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" (Vol. D 826-42). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 10/24. William Faulkner. As I Lay Dying (Vol. D 698-730, i.e. first 1/3). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 10

Tu. 10/29. William Faulkner. As I Lay Dying (Vol. D 731-62, i.e. second 1/3). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 10/31. William Faulkner. As I Lay Dying (Vol. D 762-793, last 1/3). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 11

Tu. 11/05. Langston Hughes. From "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain" (Vol. D 348-50); All Poems (Vol. D 871-80): "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" (Vol. D 871); "Mother to Son" (Vol. D 871-72); "I, Too" (Vol. D 872); "The Weary Blues" (Vol. D 872-73); "Mulatto" (Vol. D 873-74); "Song for a Dark Girl" (Vol. D 874-75); "Genius Child" (Vol. D 875); "Visitors to the Black Belt" (Vol. D 875-76); "Note on Commercial Theatre" (Vol. D 876); "Vagabonds" (Vol. D 876-77); "Words Like Freedom" (Vol. D 877); "Madam and Her Madam" (Vol. D 877-78); "Freedom {1}" (Vol. D 878); "Madam's Calling Cards" (Vol. D 878-79); "Silhouette" (Vol. D 879); "Theme for English B" (Vol. D 880). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 11/07. Zora Neale Hurston. "The Eatonville Anthology" (Vol. D 530-38); "How It Feels to Be Colored Me" (Vol. D 538-41); "The Gilded Six-Bits" (Vol. D 541-49). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 12

Tu. 11/12. Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire (Film production: Marlon Brando/Vivien Leigh, 1951). NO SESSION AUDIO, FILM.

Th. 11/14. Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire (Film production: Marlon Brando/Vivien Leigh, 1951). NO SESSION AUDIO, FILM.

WEEK 13

Tu. 11/19. Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire (Vol. E 1xx-55, Scenes 1-11). 1951). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 11/21. John Cheever. "The Swimmer" (Vol. E 157-65). 1951). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 3 DUE BY EMAIL MONDAY 11/25; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes Hemingway through Hurston.)

PARAGRAPH DESCRIBING GENERAL TOPIC AND SPECIFIC ARGUMENT FOR TERM PAPER DUE BY EMAIL MONDAY 11/25; SEE INSTRUCTIONS.

WEEK 14

Tu. 11/26. Fall Recess. No Classes.

Th. 11/28. Fall Recess. No Classes.

WEEK 15

Tu. 12/03. Flannery O'Connor. "The Life You Save May Be Your Own" (Vol. E 437-44); "Good Country People" (Vol. E 445-58). 1951). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 12/05. Allen Ginsberg. "Howl" (Vol. E 492-500); "Footnote to Howl" (Vol. E 500).; "A Supermarket in California" (Vol. E 500); "Sunflower Sutra" (Vol. E 501). (Vol. E 445-58). 1951). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 16

Tu. 12/10. Frederick Jackson Turner. From "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" (Vol. C 1133-37). Sam Shepard. True West (Vol. E Act 1, 870-887). (Vol. E 445-58). 1951). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 12/12. Sam Shepard. True West (Vol. E Act 2, 887-909). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 4 DUE BY PAPER DUE DATE; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes Tennessee Williams through Shepard.)

FINALS WEEK

Final Exam Date Thursday 12/19, 12:00-1:50. Due by email by Tuesday, 12/24: Term Paper. (I must turn in grades by January 2, 2014.) For your other courses, check CSUF's Final Exam Schedule.

Texts Used:

Nina Baym, et al. The Norton Anthology of American Literature. Eighth Edition. Paperback. Package 2: Vols. C, D, E. ISBN-13: 978-0-393-91310-1. Also London, Jack. Tales of the Pacific. New York: Penguin, 1989. ISBN-13: 978-0-140-18358-0.

Technical Note: I record audio files in class with a digital voice recorder, transfer them via USB to my laptop, edit them in WavePad Sound Editor and convert them to 16 kbps mp3 files for uploading to this wiki site.


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