ENGLISH 46N: The Hemingway Era (Stanford Introductory Seminar)
Taught by: Gavin Jones
Spring Quarter, 2012-2013
TTh 2:15-3:45, Room: 240-101
While Hemingway and Fitzgerald were flirting with the expatriate avant-garde in Europe, Hurston and Faulkner were performing anthropological field-work in the local cultures of the American South. This course will address the tremendous diversity of concerns and styles of four writers who marked America's coming-of-age as a literary nation with their multifarious experiments in representing the regional and the global, the racial and the cosmopolitan, the macho and the feminist, the decadent and the impoverished.
This course fulfills the following Major Requirements: