Readings

Required Readings

[GN] = Gordimer, Nadine. July’s People. Penguin Books, 1982. ISBN: 9780140061406. [Preview with Google Books]

[MT] = Morrison, Toni. Song of Solomon. Vintage, 2004. ISBN: 9781400033423.

[MH] = Müller, Herta. The Appointment: A Novel. Metropolitan Books, 2001. ISBN: 9780805060126.

Lessing, Doris May. “A Mild Attack of Locusts.” The New Yorker, February 26, 1955.

———. “Myself as Sportsman.” The New Yorker, January 21, 1956.

———. “The Stare.” The New Yorker, July 7, 1997.

[MA] = Munro, Alice. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage. Vintage, 2002. ISBN: 9780375727436.

Supplemental Reading

Verongos, Helen T. “Doris Lessing, Author Who Swept Aside Convention, Is Dead at 94.” New York Times, November 17, 2013. Accessed January 16, 2015.

SES # TOPICS READINGS
1 Introduction  
2 Nadine Gordimer [GN] pp. 1–101.
3 Nadine Gordimer (cont.) [GN] pp. 102–60.
4 Toni Morrison [MT] pp. 3–111.
5 Toni Morrison (cont.) [MT] pp. 112–216.
6 Toni Morrison (cont.) [MT] pp. 217–337.
7 Herta Müller [MH] pp. 1–113.
8 Herta Müller (cont.) [MH] pp. 113–230.
9 Doris Lessing’s stories

“A Mild Attack of Locusts.”

“Myself as Sportsman.”

“The Stare.”

10 Alice Munro [MA] pp. 3–119.
11 Alice Munro (cont.) [MA] pp. 120–218.
12 Alice Munro (cont.) [MA] pp. 219–323.
13 Submission of final essay  

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