Dr. William Major
English 211: American Literature II
Schedule of Readings

Please note: Depending upon our progress this semester, this schedule may change at any time. I will give you ample notice.

January
22  Introduction to course
27 Walt Whitman
29 Walt Whitman

February
3 Emily Dickinson
5 Emily Dickinson
10 Mark Twain
12 Mark Twain
17 Mark Twain
19 Mark Twain
24 Henry James
26 Paper #1 due/Henry James

March
3 Sarah Orne Jewett
5 Stephen Crane
10 Charlotte Perkins Gilman
12 Midterm Exam/Native American Chants and Songs
17 spring break
19 spring break
24 Robert Frost
26 William Carlos Williams/Ezra Pound
31 ee cummings

April
2 Harlem Renaissance
4 Harlem Renaissance
7 Ernest Gaines
9 Ernest Gaines
14 Ernest Gaines
16 Ernest Gaines
21 Paper #2 due/Ralph Ellison
23 James Baldwin
28 Amiri Baraka
30 Poetry Since 1945

May
5 Poetry Since 1945

Final Exam Schedule
MW 1:30 Class: May 14, 8:00 a.m. (Wednesday)
MW 2:55 Class: May 13, 8:00 a.m.  (Tuesday)