Course Syllabus -- Spring Semester 2004
Contemporary Literature is an elective
literature class offered through the English Department.
For the purposes of the course, "contemporary" is
defined as anything written over the last 50 years.
The criteria for book selection are based on literary quality
and readability, along with each book’s overall impact when it was
published. The goal of the
course is to read amazing, thought-provoking books that are a pleasure
to read and not a chore. With
this concept in mind, the students themselves choose the books we study
from the list provided. The first novel Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man will be provided.
After the first novel, students will be asked to purchase their
class is structured like a college-level discussion course.
Students are expected to have done all reading in preparation for
we will choose books as we go along, it is impossible and impractical to
make assumptions about the timeline and schedule.
We will study approximately 3 novels in each 9 week marking
period, and will have a minimum of 2 weeks to obtain new books once they
are chosen. Please call
with any questions regarding the upcoming semester schedule.
(303)698-6100, ext. 21411. email@example.com
My Year of Meats Ruth
Bel Canto Ann
Lucky You Carl
Here on Earth Alice Hoffman (Drama)
Small Vices Robert B. Parker