Prof. Dr. Holger Kersten
Anglistik/Amerikanistik
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik

 
 
Sommersemester 2004
Basic Documents of American Culture (2)

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Apr 13 General Introduction  
2 Apr 20 1. Individualism in American Life (1) Tocqueville: "Their Chief Business"
(2) Thoreau: "Civil Disobedience"
3 Apr 27
4 May 04 2. Westward Expansion: America's "Manifest Destiny" (1) O'Sullivan: "The Great Nation of Futurity"
(2) Strong: "Our Country"
(3) Schurz: "Manifest Destiny"
5 May 11
6 May 18 3. Slavery (1) (1) Thomas Jefferson on Slavery
(2) Dew: "Pro-Slavery Arguments"
(3) Calhoun: "Slavery as a Positive Good"
(4) Fitzhugh: "Sociology for the South"
7 May 25 no class Jack London Symposium, Santa Rosa, CA
8 Jun 01 no class ALA Conference, San Francisco
9 Jun 08 Slavery (2) (5) Garrison: "Preface"
(6) Greeley and Lincoln: "Discussion of War Aims"
(7) Lincoln: "Emancipation Proclamation"
10 Jun 15 no class ISHS Conference, Dijon, France
 11 Jun 22 4. Money Matters (1) Carnegie: "The Gospel of Wealth"
(2) George: "The Poverty of Progress"
(3) Muensterberg: "The American Passion for Money Explained"
(4) Auden: "The Almighty Dollar"
12  Jun 29
13  Jul 6 5. Immigration

(1) Lazarus: "The New Colossus"
(2) Yezierska: "America and I"
(3) Antin: "An American Among Americans"
(4) Lodge: "For Immigrant Restrictions"
(5) Wells: "Let Them All Come"

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