ENGL 383.001/002 Assignments
2/7 - 2/16 (Weeks 3-4)

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»»WEEK 3 (2/7 - 2/11/05)

  • for MONDAY February 7

    Have read:
    -- if we haven't finished with Schuyler and Hughes' essays, we'll finish them today
    -- Hughes' poems "Ballad of the Landlord," "Juke Box Love Song," "Dream Boogie," and "Harlem" in the Norton Anthology; also, "Theme for English B" (handout)

  • for WEDNESDAY February 9

    Have read:
    -- we will finish any poems by Hughes left from Monday
    -- introduction to the section "Realism, Naturalism, Modernism 1940-60" in Norton Anthology

  • for FRIDAY February 11

    In class, anticipate viewing video historical material for this section.

    »»WEEK 4 (2/14 - 2/18/05)

  • for MONDAY February 14

    Have read:
    -- bio notes on Richard Wright
    -- Wright "Blueprint for Negro Writing"
    -- Wright, excerpt from Black Boy

  • for WEDNESDAY February 16

    Have read:
    -- Ann Petry's bio notes and short story "Like a Winding Sheet"
    -- Robert Hayden's bio notes and poems "Middle Passsage" and "Runagate, Runagate"

  • for FRIDAY February 18

    Have read:
    -- Robert Hayden's bio notes and poems "Middle Passsage" and "Runagate, Runagate"
    -- bio notes on Ralph Ellison

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