20th Century American Women Writers [F-18-59]
|Location:||SLCHA: Silas Wright House: County Gallery|
|Classes:||2 Sessions 1.5 hours|
|Dates:||Thu 10:30 AM 10/25, 11/01|
In this course, we will discuss short works from prominent American women writers of the 20th century, who come from varying backgrounds. We will talk about how the subject matter of women writers often differs from that of their male counterparts. Also, we will look at some of the major achievements of American women writers in the 20th century.
NOTE: PLEASE READ THE DAY'S ASIGNMENTS BEFORE COMING TO CLASS.
READINGS DAY 1:
Zora Neale Hurston - "Sweat" (1926) http://engl273g-finnell.wikispaces.umb.edu/file/view/Sweat+-+Zora+Neale+Hurston.pdf
Katherine Anne Porter - "Pale Horse, Pale Rider" (1939)
https://archive.org/stream/in.ernet.dli.2015.184599/2015.184599.Pale-Horse-pale-Rider#page/n185 (click on page to turn it)
Susan Glaspell - "Trifles" (one act play) (1916) https://www.gutenberg.org/files/10623/10623-h/10623-h.htm#TRIFLES
READINGS DAY 2:
Sandra Cisneros - excerpts from "Woman Hollering Creek" (1991) https://iaisp.uj.edu.pl/documents/1479490/29437798/Cisneros-Woman-HC-_02_V._Popescu.pdf Audio version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaH6AsnSQMQ (comes after an add and a brief intro in Spanish)
Louise Erdrich - "Fleur" (1986) http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/engl343jj/pdfs/fleur.pdf
Toni Morrison - "Recitatif" (1983) https://www.cusd80.com/cms/lib/AZ01001175/Centricity/Domain/1073/Morrison_recitatifessay.doc.pdf
Here are some more links to the same stories but in slightly different formats: