Carol Y. Bailey (Section 01)
(Offered as BLST 339[US], SWAG 338, ENGL 361) This course examines a significant portion of Toni Morrison’s body of work. Taking a primarily thematic approach, we will read several novels, essays, and other writings by Morrison. Our readings will also include critical reception of, and the wide-ranging scholarly reflections on Morrison’s work and her contribution to American and Black Diasporic literatures. Assignments will include: oral presentations, essays, and a research project.
Limited to 15 students. Fall semester. Professor Carol Bailey.
How to handle overenrollment: Priority to black studies, english, SWAG majors
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: an emphasis on written work, readings, critical analysis, close reading independent research, oral presentations, group work.
M 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM LYCM 329
W 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM LYCM 329
|A Mercy||2009||Morrison, Toni||Comment:||Amherst Books||TBD|
|Beloved||2004||Morrison, Toni||Comment:||Amherst Books||TBD|
|The Bluest Eye||2000||Morrison, Toni||Comment:||Amherst Books||TBD|
|God Help the Child||2015||Morrison, Toni||Comment:||Amherst Books||TBD|
|Home||2012||Morrison, Toni||Comment:||Amherst Books||TBD|
|Jazz||2004||Morrison, Toni||Comment:||Amherst Books||TBD|
|Playing in the Dark:Whiteness and Literary Imagination||1992||Morrison, Toni||Comment:||Amherst Books||TBD|
|Song of Solomon||1977||Morrison, Toni||Comment:||Amherst Books||TBD|
|Ethics and Aesthetics in Toni Morrison's Fiction||2018||Palladino, Mariangela||Comment:||Amherst Books||TBD|
These books are available locally at Amherst Books.