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E 316K Required Texts:

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Samuel Clemens (Bedford/St. Martins; 0-312-40029-2)
  • The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros (Vintage; 0-679-73477-5)
  • In Our Time, Ernest Hemingway (Scribner Paperback; 0-684-82276-8)
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass (Penguin; 0-14-039012-X)
  • Sula, Toni Morrison (Vintage International; 1-4000-3343-8)
  • Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino (Miramax; 0786881046)

  • Packet of Xeroxes available at Speedway Copies & Printing (in the Dobie Mall)

    Recommended Texts:
    The Little Penguin Handbook, 2nd Edition, Lester Faigley (Pearson Education; 9780205743391)

E 383L Required Texts:

  • Christenson, C. Roland, et. al. Eds. Education for Judgement: The Artistry of Discussion Leadership. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1991. (0-87584-365-4)
  • Richter, David H. Falling Into Theory: Conflicting Views On Reading Literature. Boston: Bedford Books, 1994. (0-312-08122-7)
  • Scholes, Robert. Textual Power: Literary Theory and the Teaching of English. New Haven: Yale UP, 1985. (0-300-03726-0)

E 383L Recommended Texts:

  • Agathocleous, Tanya and Dean, Ann C. Teaching Literature: A Companion. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2003 (0-333-98793-4)
  • Attridge, Derek. The Singularity of Literature. Routledge, 2004. (0-415-33593-0)
  • Bérubé, Michael. The Employment of English: Theory, Jobs, and the Future of Literary Studies. New York: New York University Press, 1998.
  • Brooks, Ann. Postfeminisms : Feminism, Cultural Theory, and Cultural Forms. New York: Routledge, 1997. (0-415-11475-6)
  • Eco, Umberto. Six Walks in the Fictional Woods. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994. (0-674-81051-1)
  • Elbow, Peter. Embracing Contraries: Explorations in Learning and Teaching. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986 (0-19-504661-7).
  • __________. Writing Without Teachers. New York: Oxford University Press, 1973, 1998 (0-19-512016-7).
  • Finkel, Donald M. Teaching With Your Mouth Shut. Boynton/Cook, 2000. (0-86709-469-9)
  • Freire, Paulo. The Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Continuum, 1974. (0-82641-276-9)
  • __________. Education for Critical Consciousness. Continuum Pub Group, 1974. (0-8264-0007-8)
  • Graff, Gerald. Professing Literature: An Institutional History. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1987. (0-226-30604-6)
  • __________. Beyond the Culture Wars. New York: W. W. Norton, 1992. (0-393-31113-9)
  • __________. Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. (0-300-10514-2)
  • Greenblatt, Stephen and Gunn, Giles. Eds. Redrawing the Boundaries: The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies. New York: MLA, 1992. (0-87352-396-2)
  • Guillory, John. Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1993. (0-226-31044-2)
  • Hirsch, Marianne and Fox-Keller, Evelyn, eds. Conflicts in Feminism. New York: Routledge, 1990. (0-415-90178-2)
  • hooks, bell. Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. New York: Routledge, 1994. (0-415-90808-6)
  • Kamuf, Peggy. The Division of Literature : Or the University in Deconstruction. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1997. (0226423247)
  • Kaplan, Carla. The Erotics of Talk : Women's Writing and Feminist Paradigms. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. (019509915X)
  • Lanham, Richard A. Literacy and the Survival of Humanism. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1983. (0-300-02968-3)
  • Lentricchia, Frank and McLaughlin, Thomas, ed. Critical Terms for Literary Study, second edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995. (0-226-47203-5)
  • McKeachie , Wilbert J. McKeachie's Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers. New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1999 (0-395-90345-9)
  • Ohmann, Richard. English in America: A Radical View of the Profession. Wesleyan Univ. Press, 1976, 1996. (0-8195-6294-7)
  • Pope, Rob. The English Studies Book. New York: Routledge, 1998 (0-415-12867-6)
  • __________. Textual Intervention: Critical and Creative Strategies for Literary Studies. New York: Routledge, 1995 (0-415-05437-0)
  • Rowe, John Carlos. At Emerson’s Tomb: The Politics of Classic American Literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997 (0-231-05895-0)
  • Scholes, Robert. The Rise and Fall of English. New Haven: Yale UP, 1998. (0-300-07151-5)
  • Showalter, Elaine. Teaching Literature. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003. (0-631-22624-9)
  • Shumway, David R. Creating American Civilization: A Genealogy of American Literature as an Academic Discipline. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1994. (0-8166-2189-6)
  • Smith, Michael W. and Rabinowitz, Peter. Authorizing Readers: Resistance and Respect in the Teaching of Literature. New York: Teachers College Press, 1998. (0-8077-3689-9)
  • Sundquist, Eric J. To Wake the Nations: Race in the Making of American Literature. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1993. (0-674-89331-X)
  • Trimble, John. Writing with Style: Conversations on the Art of Writing. Prentice Hall, 2000. (0130257133)
  • Ulmer, Gregory L. TELETHEORY. New York: Atropos Press, 2004. (0-9748534-0-2)
  • Vendler, Helen. Poems Poets Poetry: An Introduction and Anthology. Bedford/St. Martinís (0-312-08537-0)


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