開講所属文学部
時間割コード33562201
授業科目名米文学史II
授業科目名(英文)History of American Literature II
科目区分英文学・米文学
担当教員Allan Bouarib
開講年次2年生
学期・曜日・時限後期 木曜日 2時限
単位数2


概要
The History of American Literature: From 1930 to the Present

This course introduces the major trends of American literature from 1930 to the present.
First, key aspects of each literary period will be outlined and the works of relevant authors will be introduced. When appropriate, videos will also be used to supplement the lectures.
Students will then be given an assignment to work on.
到達目標
Students will gain a working knowledge of major figures, texts, and movements in American Literary History from 1930 to the present.

Students will develop their reading fluency and literary analysis skills.

Students will acquire knowledge of the relevant historical contexts within which to situate the texts studied.
履修上の注意
Students are expected to come to class having read the assigned material.

Attendance will be taken during each class.
授業計画
Week 1: Introduction

Week 2: The Thirties (1) - John Dos Passos and William Faulkner

Week 3: The Thirties (2) - John Steinbeck and Henry Miller

Week 4: The Forties and Fifties (1) - Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connors, and Carson McCullers

Week 5: The Forties and Fifties (2) - Saul Bellow, Jerome Salinger, and Truman Capote

Week 6: The Forties and Fifties (3) - The Beat Generation

Week 7: The Sixties and Seventies (1) - Ronald Sukenick, Joseph Heller, and Kurt Vonnegut

Week 8: The Sixties and Seventies (2) - John Barth, Vladimir Nabokov, and Thomas Pynchon

Week 9: African-American Writers (1) - Richard Wright, and Ralph Ellison

Week 10: African-American Writers (2) - James Baldwin, Tony Morrison, and Alice Walker

Week 11: Drama (1) - Eugene O'Neill and Tennessee Williams

Week 12: Drama (2) - Arthur Miller and Edward Albee

Week 13: 1980 to the Present - Don DeLillo and Cormac McCarthy

Week 14: Genre Fiction - Detective Novels, Science Fiction, and Fantasy

Week 15: Review
予習・復習
について
Class preparation:
Read the assigned materials. Look up unknown words in a dictionary.

After class:
Review key terms, concepts, writers, and works.
使用教材
High, Peter B. An Outline of American Literature. Pearson Longman. 2000 円
参考文献
Gray, Richard J. A Brief History of American Literature. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 4029 円

単位認定
の方法
Class participation and mid-term tests (3): 60%

Final Exam: 40%
成績評価基準
The willingness to ask questions and participate in the discussions.

The performance in mid-term tests.

The performance in the final examination.
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