English 161: 20th century Literature

DRAFT Reading List 2015

Please Note: All Readings are Subject to Change

Proulx, Annie, The Shipping News.

From Gwynn, R. S. (ed). Literature: A Pocket Anthology, 6ed.:
Wilson, Fences
Sanchez-Scott, The Cuban Swimmer
Ives, Sure Thing
Cope, “Rondeau Redoublé”
Thomas, “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”
Williams, “The Red Wheelbarrow”
Pound, “In a Station of the Metro”
Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
Yeats, “The Second Coming”; “The Song of Wandering Aengus”
Sexton, “Cinderella”
Atwood, “Siren Song”
Owen, “Dulce et Decorum Est”
cummings, “plato told”
Komunyakaa, “Facing It”
Turner, “Here, Bullet”
Lockward, “My Husband Discovers Poetry”
Voigt, “Daughter”
Stallings, “First Love: A Quiz”
Hecht, “The Dover Bitch: A Criticism of Life”
Mullen, “Dim Lady”
Gilman, “The Yellow Wallpaper”
Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily”
Carver, “Cathedral”
Walker, “Everyday Use”

Tan, “Grandpa’s Story” [Moodle]