Tuesday, 13-15 h
Female Fictions:
Selected Readings in Short Fiction by American Women

 

Oct 16
General Introduction
Mary Wilkins Freeman, "The Revolt of Mother"
Oct 23
Susan Glaspell, "A Jury of Her Peers (1) -- General aspects
Oct 30
Susan Glaspell, "A Jury of Her Peers (2) -- Point of View, Setting, Tone and Style
Nov 6
Susan Glaspell, "A Jury of Her Peers (3) -- Irony, Symbols, Themes; a critical response from Gilbert/Gubar, No Man's Land, pp. 90-91
Nov 13
Sarah Orne Jewett, "A White Heron"
Nov 20
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Yellow Wallpaper"
Nov 27
Kate Chopin, "The Storm"
Dec 4
Sui Sin Far, "Mrs Spring Fragrance"

Dec 11

Zora Neale Hurston, "Sweat"

Dec 18

Shirley Jackson, "The Lottery"
Jan 8 Flannery O'Connor, "A Good Man Is Hard to Find"
Jan 15 Joyce Carol Oates, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"
Jan 22 -- Week of the Practicals --
Jan 29 Alice Walker, "Doesn't Crime Pay?"
Feb 5 Ursula LeGuin, "She Unnames Them"
Feb 12 Summary and Conclusion