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EN3322 Writing the American City Literature of Chicago

(2012/13)

Please note that many of the course texts are very long and if you don't read them ahead of time, you'll drown in a mess of pulp and ink at some point during the course.

David L. Miller, City of the Century (essential background)

Theodore Dreiser, Sister Carrie

Upton Sinclair, The Jungle

Carl Sandburg, Chicago Poems

James T. Farrell, Studs Lonigan

Richard Wright, Native Son

Nelson Algren, The Man with the Golden Arm

Saul Bellow, The Adventures of Augie March

Mike Royko, Boss

Gwendolyn Brooks, Selected Poems (A Street in Bronzeville in particular)

Stuart Dybek, The Coast of Chicago

Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project and Blind Josef Pronek and The Dead Souls

Martin Preib, The Wagon and Other Stories

   
 
 
 
 

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