Readings

Texts

Bernardino, Fray. The War of Conquest: How It Was Waged Here in Mexico. Translated by Arthur J.O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1978.

Blake, William. Songs of Innocence and Experience. New York: Dover, 1971.

Card, Orson Scott. Ender’s Game. New York: T. Doherty Associated, 1985.

Card, Orson Scott. Speaker for the Dead. Revised edition. New York: Tor Books, 1991.

Machiavelli, Nicolo. The Prince: A Revised Translation. Backgrounds. Interpretations. Marginalia. Edited by Robert M. Adams. New York: W.W. Norton, 1992.

Ondaatje, Michael. Anil’s Ghost. New York: Knopf, 2000.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Edited by Elizabeth Ammons. New York: Norton, 1994.

Voltaire, Francois-Marie. Candide. New York: W.W. Norton, 1966.

Whitman, Walt. Civil War Poetry and Prose. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1995.

Williams, Helen Maria. Letters Written in France: In the Summer 1790, to a Friend in England; Containing Various Anecdotes Relative to the French Revolution. Ed. Neil Freistat and Susan Lanser. New York: Broadview, 2001.

Selected Readings

Cortés, Hernan. Letters from Mexico. Edited by Anthony Pagden. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1986, pp. 246-65.

Levinson, Sanford. Written in Stone: Public Monuments in Changing Societies. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998, pp. 38-45, 53-63, 114-129, 130-39.

Lowell, Robert. “For the Union Dead.” In Life Studies and For the Union Dead. New York: Noonday, 1964.

Walcott, Derek. “A Far Cry from Africa.” In Collected Poems, 1948-1981. New York: Noonday, 1986, pp. 17-18.

Walcott, Derek. “Ruins of a Great House.” In Collected Poems, 1948-1981, pp. 19-21.

Walcott, Derek. “Season of Phantasmal Peace.” In Collected Poems, 1948-1981, pp. 464-468.

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