Readings

Readings

[Melville] = Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick: A Longman Critical Edition. Edited by John Bryant and Haskell Springer. Longman, 2009. ISBN: 9780205514083.

[Jacobs] = Jacobs, Harriet A. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Edited by Jean Fagan Yellin. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780674035836. [Preview with Google Books]

[Twain] = Twain, Mark. Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson. Edited by R.D. Gooder. Oxford University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780199554713. [Preview with Google Books]

[Wharton] = Wharton, Edith. Age of Innocence. Vintage, 2012. ISBN: 9780307949516.

[Faulkner] = Faulkner, William. Absalom! Absalom. Vintage, 1991. ISBN: 9780679732181.

[Morrison] = Morrison, Toni. A Mercy. Vintage, 2009. ISBN: 9780307276766.

[Butler] = Butler, Octavia. Kindred. Beacon Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780807083697.

SES # TOPICS
1 Introduction
Strange Places
2 [Butler] “Prologue,” “The River,” “The Fire,” and “The Fall”
3

[Butler] “The Fight,” “The Storm,” “The Rope,” and “Epilogue”

Annotation Studio Workshop

4

[Melville] “Etymology,” “Extracts,” and Chapters 1-9

Locast Mapping Workshop

5 [Melville] Chapters 10–28
6 [Melville] Chapters 29–46
7 [Melville] Chapters 47–67
8 [Melville] Chapters 68–88
9 [Melville] Chapters 89–113
10 [Melville] Chapter 113 and Epilogue
Strange Families
12 [Jacobs] Chapters 1–18
13 [Jacobs] Chapters 19–41
14 [Twain] Chapters 1–11
15 [Twain] Chapters 12–21 and Conclusion
16 [Wharton] Chapters 1–13
17 [Wharton] Chapters 14–23
18 [Wharton] Chapters 24–34
Strange Histories
20 [Faulkner] Chapters 1–4
21 [Faulkner] Chapters 5–7
22 [Faulkner] Chapters 8–9
23 [Morrison] Chapters 1–4
24 [Morrison] Chapters 5–7
25 [Morrison] Chapters 8–13

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