Department of English Department of English College of Arts and Sciences
Spring 2011 Course Descriptions
AIMS AND ORGANIZATION: This course will give students a chance to explore the process of reconstructing a life by reading a range of first-person writing, from private diaries to published autobiographies.

 

ASSIGNMENTS AND WRITTEN WORK: There will be announced quizzes, a midterm and a final exam.

 

TEXTS (tentative):

 

Andrews, ed. Classic American Autobiography ISBN: 978-0-4515-2915-2

 

Ansay. Limbo ISBN: 0-380-73287-4

 

Bauby. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly ISBN: 978-0-307-38925-1

 

Flipovic and Challenger, eds. Stolen Voices: Young People's War Diaries ISBN: 978-0-14-303871-9

 

Haddon. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time ISBN: 1-4000-32717

 

Hanff. 84 Charing Cross Road ISBN: 978-0-740-14350-8

 

Lynch. The Undertaking ISBN: 0-14-027623-8

 

Siegelman. Maus I & II

 

Additional readings will be distributed in class.

 

 

Monday
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Cynthia Grant Tucker
Patterson Hall 423
cgtucker@memphis.edu
678-4525

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