Reading and Viewings Notes (PDF)
Note: The readings titled "No-Name Woman," "White Tigers," "Shaman," "From the Western Palace" and "Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe" are the chapters of The Woman Warrior.
Kingston, Maxine Hong. The Woman Warrior. New York: Knopf, 1976.
The coursepack of readings.
Handouts (student papers, etc.)
A good dictionary, i.e., Webster's Tenth Collegiate (hardback preferred)
Lunsford, Andrea, Robert Connors, with F. Horowitz. Easy Writer: A Pocket Guide. New York: Bedford/St. Martins, 1998.
Barrett, E., Paradis, J., & Perelman, L. The Mayfield Handbook of Technical and Scientific Writing. Mountainview: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1998.
Alexie, Sherman. "Assimilation." In Toughest Indian in the World. New York: Grove Press Inc., 2000, 1-20.
Anzaldua, Gloria. "How to Tame a Wild Tongue." In Ways of Reading. 5th Edition. New York: St Martin's Press, 1999, 36-47.
Cisneros, Sandra. "Woman Hollering Creek." In Woman Hollering Creek. New York: Vintage Books, 1991, 43-56.
Hoffman, Eva. "Introduction" from Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews. London: Secker & Warburg, 1998.
Lahiri, Jhumpa. "When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine." In Interpreter of Maladies. New York: Houghton-Mifflin Company, 1999, 23-42.
Noda, Kesaya E. "Growing Up Asian in America." In Making Waves: An Anthology. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989, 243-251.
Pratt, Mary Louise. "Art of the Contact Zone". In Ways of Reading. 5th Edition. New York: St Martin's Press, 1999, 581-596.
Rich, Adrienne. "Split at the Root." In Winchester Reader. New York: Bedford/St. Martin's, 1982, 114-124.
Sanders, S. R. "The Singular First Person." In Secrets of the Universe. Boston: Beacon Press, 1991, 40-49.
Soto, Gary. "Like Mexicans." In Writing Exploratory Essays by Steven M. Strang. 1st Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 1995, 291-295.
Steele, Shelley. "On Being Black and Middle Class." In Winchester Reader. New York: Bedford/St. Martin's, 1982, 125-135.
White, E. B. "The Essayist and the Essay." In Essays of E.B. White. New York: HarperCollins Publishers Inc., 1977, 30-31.