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MicKenzie Fasteland Committee: Prof. Meg Sweeney (Chair), Prof. Eric Rabkin, Prof. June Howard, Prof. Mary Kelley Post-1865 Multi-Ethnic Literatures Pre-war texts to provide background for Post-1865 texts 1850-The Scarlet Letter-Nathaniel Hawthorne 1852-Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly-Harriet Beecher Stowe 1855-Leaves of Grass-Walt Whitman 1861-Life in the Iron Mills-Rebecca Harding Davis 1861-Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl-Harriet Jacobs 1863-The Amber Gods-Harriet Prescott Spofford Partial Post-1865 Multi-Ethnic Literatures 1872-Who Would Have Thought It-María Ruiz de Burton 1879-A Brand Plucked from the Fire: An autobiographical sketch-Julia A.J. Foote 1881-The Portrait of a Lady-Henry James 1882-A Modern Instance-William Dean Howells 1886-Billy Budd-Herman Melville 1888-Looking Backward: 2000-1887- Edward Bellamy 1891-A New England Nun and Other Stories-Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman 1892- The Yellow Wallpaper and Other stories-Charlotte Perkins Gilman 1892-A Voice from the South: by a Woman from the South-Anna Julia Cooper 1892-Iola Leroy or, Shadows Uplifted-Frances Harper 1894-Pudd’nhead Wilson-Mark Twain 1896-The Country of the Pointed Firs-Sarah Orne Jewett 1899-The Awakening-Kate Chopin 1899-The Conjure Woman-Charles Chesnutt 1900-Contending Forces-Pauline Hopkins 1901-The Marrow of Tradition-Charles Chesnutt 1901-O Pioneers-Willa Cather 1901-Hagar’s Daughter-Pauline Hopkins 1902-A Japanese Nightingale-Onoto Watanna (Winifred Eaton) 1902-The Sport of the Gods-Paul Laurence Dunbar 1903-The Souls of Black Folk-W.E. Du Bois 1903-Of One Blood-Pauline Hopkins 1905-The House of Mirth-Edith Wharton 1906-The Jungle-Upton Sinclair 1908-The Whole Family: A Novel By Twelve Authors-Ed. Elizabeth Jordan 1909-Three Lives-Gertrude Stein 1912-Mrs. Spring Fragrance-Sui Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton) 1912-The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man-James Weldon Johnson 1915-Herland-Charlotte Perkins Gilman 1916-Los de Abajo-Mariano Azuela 1918-My Antonia-Willa Cather 1920-Age of Innocence-Edith Wharton 1923-Cane-Jean Toomer 1925-The New Negro: An Interpretation-Alain Locke 1925-The Great Gatsby-F. Scott Fitzgerald 1928-Home to Harlem-Claude McKay 1928-Quicksand-Nella Larsen 1929-Passing-Nella Larsen 1931-Black No More-George S. Schuyler 1932-Light In August-William Faulkner 1934-Tender is the Night-F. Scott Fitzgerald 1935-Mules and Men-Zora Neale Hurston 1936-Absalom, Absalom!-William Faulkner 1937-Their Eyes were Watching God-Zora Neale Hurston 1939-Grapes of Wrath-John Steinbeck 1940-Native Son-Richard Wright 1945-Black Boy-Richard Wright

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1946-America is in the Heart-Carlos Bulosan 1953-Invisible Man-Ralph Ellison 1955-A Good Man is Hard to Find-Flannery O’Connor 1956-Giovanni’s Room-James Baldwin 1957-The Flower Drum Song-C.Y. Lee 1962-Another Country-James Baldwin 1963-The Bell Jar-Sylvia Plath 1969-The Way to Rainy Mountain-N. Scott Momaday (AI) 1975-Sula-Toni Morrison 1975-The Woman Warrior-Maxine Hong Kingston 1977-Ceremony-Leslie Silko 1980-Housekeeping-Marilynne Robinson 1981-The Salt Eaters-Toni Cade Bambara 1982-The Color Purple-Alice Walker 1984-Love Medicine-Louise Erdrich 1987-Beloved-Toni Morrison 1988-M.Butterfly-David Henry Hwang 1988-Tracks-Louise Erdrich 1989-The Joy Luck Club-Amy Tan 1992-Jazz-Toni Morrison 1996-Indian Killer-Sherman Alexie 1997-Blu’s Hanging-Lois-Ann Yamanaka 1999-Paradise-Toni Morrison 2001-Erasure-Percival Everett 2004-The Known World-Edward P. Jones Secondary Sources: Anzaldúa, Gloria. Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza. 3rd. ed. San Francisco, CA: Aunt Lute Books, 2007. Print. Broadhead, Richard. Cultures of Letters: Scenes of Reading and Writing in Nineteenth-Century America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995. Print. Carby, Hazel. “ ‘Woman’s Era’: Rethinking Black Feminist Theory,” Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist (1987), in Winston Napier, ed. African American Literary Theory: A Reader (2000), 245-256. Print. Chiang, Mark. The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University. New York: New York University Press, 2009. Print. Crenshaw, Kimberlé. “Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color,” 43 Stanford Law Review 1241-99 (1991). Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics, 1989 University of Chicago Legal Forum 139-67 (1989). Print. Douglas, Ann. The Feminization of American Culture. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. Print. Francia, Luis H. and Angel Shaw, eds. Vestiges of War: The Phillipine-American War and the Aftermath of an Imperial Dream 1899-1999. New York: New York University Press, 2002. Print. hooks, bell. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center. 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000. Print. Howard, June. Publishing the Family. Durham, NC: Duke University Press Books, 2001. Print. Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches. Berkeley, CA: The Crossing Press, 2007. Print. McDowell, Deborah. “New Directions for Black Feminist Criticism” (1980), African American Literary Theory: A Reader, Ed. Winston Napier (2000), 167-178. Print. Smith, Barbara “Toward a Black Feminist Criticism” (1977), Ed. Winston Napier African American Literary Theory: A Reader, 2000. 132-146. Print. Tompkins, Jane. Sensational Designs: The Cultural Work of American Fiction. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Print. Levine, Laurence. Highbrow/Lowbrow. Development of the Female Bildungsroman 1847-Jane Eyre-Charlotte Brontë 1953-Maud Martha-Gwendolyn Brooks


1960-To Kill A Mockingbird-Harper Lee 1983-House on Mango Street -Sandra Cisneros 1992-Briar Rose-Jane Yolen Development of Children’s Literature British children’s literature (canonical texts that have had an extended life in America) 1865-Alice in Wonderland-Lewis Carroll 1911-Peter Pan-J.M Barrie 1926-Winnie-the-Pooh-A.A. Milne 1950-1956-Chronicles of Narnia-C.S. Lewis Fairy tale collections (Selections) The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales-Grimm Brothers (Taylor Trans) 1697-The Complete Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen American “Canonical” Children’s Literature 1868-Story of a Bad Boy-T.B. Aldrich 1872-What Katy Did-Susan Coolidge 1886-Little Lord Fauntleroy-Frances Hodgson Burnett 1900-The Wonderful Wizard of Oz-L. Frank Baum 1903-Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm-Kate Douglas Wiggin 1905-A Little Princess-Frances Hodgson Burnett 1911-The Secret Garden-Frances Hodgson Burnett 1932-2006-Little House-Laura Ingalls Wilder 1936-Caddie Woodlawn-Carol Ryrie Brink 1943-Johnnie Tremain-Esther Forbes 1952-Charlotte’s Web-E.B. White 1955-Beezus and Ramona-Beverly Cleary (C 1959-The Witch of Blackbird Pond-Elizabeth George Speare 1961-The Island of the Blue Dolphins-Scott O’Dell 1962-86-Time Quartet-Madeleine L’Engle 1964-1970-Chronicles of Prydain-Lloyd Alexander 1976-Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry-Mildred Taylor 1978-Bridge to Terabithia-Katherine Paterson 1991-2004-Bone-Jeff Smith 1993-The Giver-Lois Lowry 1998-Holes-Louis Sachar 2002-Coraline-Neil Gaiman 2002-2002-A Single Shard-Linda Sue Park 2006-Kira Kira-Cynthia Kadohata 2008-Graveyard Boy-Neil Gaiman Western Children’s lit that have had a large presence 1943-Le Petit Prince-Antoine De Saint-Exupery 1952-The Diary of a Young Girl-Anne Frank (Eventually titled, The Diary of Anne Frank). 1979-The Neverending Story-Michael Ende (Trans. Ralph Manheim, 1983) Development of Young Adult Literature Early American Lit that became categorized as YA 1868-69-Little Women-Louisa May Alcott 1868-Ragged Dick-Horatio Alger, Jr. 1885-The Adventures of Huck Finn - Mark Twain 1920-”Bernice Bobs Her Hair”-F. Scott Fitzgerald 1951-Catcher in the Rye-J.D. Salinger Key genre works that led to the development of YA (House Names, Sci-fi, Pulp) 1910-Tom Swift and His Motor Cycle-Victor Appleton 1912-Tarzan of the Apes-Edgar Rice Burroughs 1912-A Princess of Mars-Edgar Rice Burroughs 1930-Nancy Drew #1-Carolyn Keene

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1953-Fahrenheit 451-Ray Bradbury 1959-Starship Troopers-Robert A. Heinlein 1962-Podkayne of Mars-Robert A. Heinlein 1968-Rite of Passage-Alexei Panshin 1970-The Left Hand of Darkness-Ursula K. Le Guin 1971-The Lathe of Heaven-Ursula K. Le Guin Canonical American YA 1960-1994-Chronos series-Madeleine L’Engle 1967-The Outsiders-S.E. Hinton 1968-The Pigman-Paul Zindel 1970-Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret-Judy Blume 1971-Then Again, Maybe I Won’t-Judy Blume 1971-Go Ask Alice-Anonymous (Beatrice Sparks) 1972-Julie of the Wolves-Jean Craighead George 1974-The Chocolate War-Robert Cormier 1981-Jacob, Have I Loved-Katherine Patterson 1982-The Blue Sword-Robin McKinley 1984-The Hero and the Crown- Robin McKinley 1998-Forged by Fire-Sharon M. Draper 1999-Monster-Walter Dean Myers 1999-Speak-Laurie Halse Anderson 2000-Stargirl-Jerry Spinelli 2002-Feed-M.T. Anderson 2005-2008-The Twilight Saga-Stephanie Meyer 2006-The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Parts 1 and 2 -M.T. Anderson Non-American Influential YA 1908-1939-Anne of Green Gables-L.M. Montgomery 1954-1955-Lord of the Rings-J.R.R. Tolkien 1995-2000-His Dark Materials-Philip Pullman 1997-2007-Harry Potter-J.K. Rowling 2008-Un Lun Dun-China Miéville Comics Selections from Superman-DC Comics Selections from Wonder Woman-DC Comics Selections from Spiderman-Marvel Comics 1986-Batman-The Dark Knight Returns-Frank Miller 1986-Watchmen-Alan Moore 2003-Blankets-Craig Thompson 2004-2010-Scott Pilgrim-Byran Lee O’Malley 2006-American-Born Chinese-Gene Luen Yang 2007-Shortcomings-Adrian Tomine* 2008-The Invention of Hugo Cabret-Brian Selznick 2009-Incognegro-Mat Johnson Secondary Sources: CLHA Jacqueline Rose Review-Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. Vol 35.3. (2010). Print. Marcus, Leonard S. Minders of Make-Believe: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children’s Literature. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008. Print. McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics. New York: Harper Paperbacks, 1994. Print. Mendlesohn, Farah. The Inter-galactic Playground: A Critical Study of Children’s and Teen’s Science Fiction. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009. Print. Moretti, Franco. The Way of the World: The Bildungsroman in European Culture. New York: Verso, 2000. Nodelman, Perry. The Hidden Adult: Defining Children’s Literature. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. Print. Sabin, Roger. Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels: A History. New York: Phaidon Press, 2001. Print.


Print Culture Darnton, Robert. “Readers Respond to Rousseau.” The Great Cat Massacre. New York: Basic Books, 1999. Knight, Janice. “The Word Made Flesh: Reading Women and the Bible.” Reading Women: Literacy, Authorship, and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800. Ed. Heidi Brayman Hackel and Catherine E. Kelly. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 169-198. Long, Elizabeth. Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. McDowell, Kathleen. “Toward a History of Children as Readers, 1890-1930.” Book History. Ed. Ezra Greenspan and Jonathan Rose. Vol. 12. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009. PDF. Monaghan, E. Jennifer. Learning to Read and Write in Colonial America. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2007. Radway, Jan. A Feeling for Books: The Book of the Month Club, Literary Taste, and Middle Class Desire. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. ---. Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1991. Print. Sicherman, Barbara “Reading Little Women: The Many Lives of a Text.” Women’s America:Refocusing the Past. Ed. Linda K. Kerber and Jane Sherron De Hart. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. ---. Well-Read Lives: how books inspired a generation of American women. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Striphas, Ted. The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture from Consumerism to Control. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. PDF. Volume/Journal

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History of the Book Vol 1; Chapter 11 Hall; Reilly Beales; Monaghan Reilly; Hall Beales; Green Reilly; Hall Vol 1; Chapter 13 Shields Vol 2; Chapter 6 Carpenter Moran; Vinovskis Monaghan; Monaghan Grodzins; Jackson Kelley Vol 2; Section 4 Kelley Vol 2; Chapter 7 Levernenz Dobson; Zagarell Vol 2; Chapter 10 Barnes Brown Casper Vol 2; Section 6 Kelley Vol 2; Chapter 11 Roeber Gundaker O’Connell Vol 2; Chapter 12 Gross Vol 3; Chapter 8 Sicherman Vol 3; Chapter 9 Stevenson Vol 4; Chapter 21 Venezky; Kaestle Vol 4; Chapter 22 Wiegand Vol 5; Chapter 23 Rubin

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“Introduction” “Literacy and Schoolbooks” “Customers and the Market for Books” “Libraries and Their Uses” “Modalities of Reading” “Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture” “Libraries” “Schools” “Schoolbooks” “Colleges and Print Culture” “Female Academies and Seminaries and Print Culture” “Introduction” “Men Writing in the Early Republic” “Women Writing in the Early Republic” “Novels” “Travel Books” “Biography” “Introduction” “Readers and Writers of German” “Give Me A Sign: African Americans, Print and Practice” “Literacy and Colonization: The Case of the Cherokees” “Reading for an Extensive Republic” “Ideologies and Practices of Reading” “Homes, Books, and Reading” “From McGuffey to Dick and Jane: Reading Textbooks” “The American Public Library: Construction of a Community Reading Institution” “The Enduring Reader”

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