Readings

Required Texts

Melville, Herman. Typee. Penguin.

———. Moby-Dick. Penguin.

———. Tales, Poems, and Other Writings. Edited by John Bryant. Modern Library.

———. The Confidence-Man. Oxford.

Morrison, Toni. Sula. Dutton, Signet.

———. Beloved. Penguin.

———. Jazz. Plume.

———. Paradise. Plume.

———. Playing in the Dark. Knopf.

SES # TOPICS READINGS
1 Introduction

2 Typee Chap. 1-18
3 Typee Chap. 19- “Afterword”
4 Moby-Dick Chap. 1-23
5 Moby-Dick Chap. 24-50
6 Moby-Dick Chap. 51-79
7 Moby-Dick Chap. 80-108
8 Moby-Dick Chap. 109-“Epilogue”
9 “Bartleby, the Scrivener”

“The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids” (in Bryant anthology)

11 “Benito Cereno” (Bryant)

12 The Confidence-Man Chap. 1-22
13 The Confidence-Man Chap. 23-45
14 Playing in the Dark Chap. 1-2
15 Sula I

16 Sula II

17 Beloved Pp. 3-165
18 Beloved Pp. 169-275
20 Jazz Pp. 3-113
21 Jazz Pp. 115-229
22 Paradise Pp. 3-138
23 Paradise Pp. 141-217
25 Paradise Pp. 221-318
27 Conclusion

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