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Monday, April 11, 2011

My Classes/Books for Class this Semester

I have a lot of books for class, and I think I will share them as well as the classes I am taking for this semester running from now until July.


Gegenwartsliteratur (Timely/Present Literature)

  1. "Emmas Glück: Roman"
    Claudia Schreiber; Taschenbuch
  2. "Nirgendwo in Afrika: Roman"
    Stefanie Zweig; Taschenbuch
Chicano/Chicana Literature

  1. "Dreaming in Cuban"
    Cristina Garcia
  2. "Woman Hollering Creek: And Other Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)"
    Sandra Cisneros
  3. "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents"
    Julia Alvarez
  4. "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"
    Junot Diaz

The Individual in World Politics

               Books and Articles are online

Deutsche-irische Beziehungen (German-Irish Relations)

                  The professor gives us handouts


Political Thought in the US: 1850-1900

  1. "Walden, Or, Life in the Woods (Dover Thrift Editions)"
    Henry David Thoreau
  2. "Looking Backward (Dover Thrift Editions)"
    Edward Bellamy
  3. "The Gilded Age (Modern Library Classics)"
    Mark Twain
  4. "A Disquisition on Government: And Selections from the Discourse"
    John C. Calhoun
  5. "Democratic Vistas"
    Walt Whitman
Narrative Unreliability in Post/Modern British Fiction

  1. "Midnight's Children. (Vintage)"
    Salman Rushdie
  2. "The Black Prince (Penguin Classics)"
    Iris Murdoch
  3. "Something to Tell You"
    Hanif Kureishi

Geschichte Großbrittanian in 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts (Brit History from 19-20th Centuries)

               Lecture, so no books

Overall, I think this should be a fun semester.  I hope to keep busy and not think too much about how everyone else is off and enjoying their summers.

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