I will post links to additional readings here. You will need to download them, read them, and bring them to class on the dates they are due.

2/4/13 “Age, Race, Class, and Sex” by Audre Lorde: Lorde-Age Race Class and Sex

“I Too Sing America” by Langston Hughes: I Too Sing America

“The Elements of Fiction” by Ann Charters:  Charters-Elements of Fiction

“The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin:

Giovanni’s Room Lectures: James Baldwin Bio, Baldwin Literary_Historical Context

On the Road/Kerouac Lecture (this is an external link because the file is too big for Open Lab):

Poetry: Poetry Basics Lecture

Sample “A” Paper: Sample -A- Paper Eng 2000

MLA Format:  MLA Handout 09 Update w WC

3/11/13: “La Guera” by Cherrie Moraga: Cherrie Moraga-La Guera

3/11/13: “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Peggy McIntosh: Peggy McIntosh-Unpacking the Invisible knapsack

3/13/13: excerpts from The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros: Sandra Cisneros-The House on Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros Lecture: Sandra Cisneros Bio

Dorothy Allison Lecture: Allison Bio

Toni Morrison Lecture: Morrison Bio

Toni Morrison Beauty Lecture: Morrison Beauty

Dracula, Chapters 1-2: Dracula by Bram Stoker Chapter 1-2

The full text of Dracula is also available online:

“The Cask of Amontillado”: Poe-The Cask of Amontillado

“The Yellow Wallpaper”: Gilman-The Yellow Wallpaper

“A Rose for Emily:” Faulkner-A Rose for Emily

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (excerpt): Stevenson-Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Gothic Turn Lecture: Gothic Turn PPT