Readings

LEC # REQUIRED TEXTS
2 Rowlandson, Mary. A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson. Kessinger Publishing, 2010. ISBN: 9781161444421.
3 Franklin, Benjamin. Autobiography. General Press, 2011. ISBN: 9788190276689. [Preview with Google Books]
4-5 Douglass, Frederick. The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. ISBN: 9781492398868. [Preview with Google Books]
6 Jacobs, Harriet. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Dover Publications, 2001. ISBN: 9780486419312. [Preview with Google Books]
7 Twain, Mark. Roughing It. Penguin Classics, 1981. ISBN: 9780140390100. [Preview with Google Books]
9–12 Wolff, Tobias. This Boy’s Life: A Memoir. Avalon Grove Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780802136688. [Preview with Google Books]
12–14 Spiegelman, Art. Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. Penguin Books, 2003. ISBN: 9780141014081.
15–17 Alexie, Sherman. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. Atlantic Monthly Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780802141675. [Preview with Google Books]
18–20 Lim, Shirley Geok-lin. Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands. The Feminist Press, 1997. ISBN: 9781558611795.
21–23 Danticat, Edwidge. Brother, I’m Dying. Vintage, 2008. ISBN: 9781400034307.
24–25 Bechdel, Alison. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. Mariner Books, 2007. ISBN: 9780618871711. [Preview with Google Books]

Edwidge Danticat Topics Page.” New York Times, accessed March 4, 2014.

Walcott-Hackshaw, Elizabeth. “Home Is Where the Heart Is: Danticat’s Landscapes of Return.” Small Axe 12, no. 3 (2008): 71–82.

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