Major and selected minor writers and literary trends from 1865 to 1914. Online access to Brigham Young University library services.
ENGL 251 (Introduction to English Studies) & ENGL 293 (American Literary History) & ENGL 295 (Writing Literary Criticism); or ENGL 251 (Fundamentals of Literary Interpretation and Criticism) & ENGL 294 (Transatlantic Literary History) & ENGL 295 (Writing Literary Criticism).
Course Outline: 
Lesson 1: "Song of Myself" by Walt Whitman Lesson 2: Emily Dickinson's Poetry Lesson 3: "A New England Nun" by Mary Wilkins Freeman and "A White Heron" by Sarah Orne Jewett Lesson 4: "Tennessee's Partner" by Bret Harte and "Belles Demoiselles Plantation" by George Washington Cable Lesson 5: "The Awakening" by Kate Chopin Lesson 6: "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" by Mark Twain
Lesson 7: "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain
Lesson 8: "The Rise of Silas Lapham" by William Dean Howells
Lesson 9: "Daisy Miller" by Henry James
Lesson 10: "The Aspern Papers" by Henry James
Lesson 11: "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce and "The Return of a Private" by Hamlin Garland
Lesson 12: "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" by Stephen Crane
Lesson 13: "Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto" by Abraham Cahan
Lesson 14: "The Damnation of Theron Ware" by Harold Frederic
Lesson 15: "The Pit" by Frank Norris
Lesson 16: "Sister Carrie" by Theodore Dreiser