ENGL631 - Readings in 20th Century American Literature

We will read a broad survey of works written by American women in the Twentieth Century. The list of authors includes Mary Austin, Gertrude Stein, Willa Cather, Zora Neale Hurston, Eudora Welty, Hisaye Yamamoto, Leslie Marmon Silko, Joan Didion, Elizabeth Bishop, Adrienne Rich, Toni Morrison, and Louise Erdrich. This will be a discussion class led by the students; requirements include a short paper and a final exam.