ACLAnet Syllabus Related Materials

The following syllabus related materials (from the late 1980s to Spring 2000) have all been used in actual classes. They address a variety of pedagogical and scholarly needs. Materials are listed as viewable pages, posted on this site; links to syllabi posted on this site are listed after related materials. Syllabi are also available for viewing or downloading.

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Fiction and Poetry - Film - Historical Background - Theoretical Writing - Related Web Resources - Information on Authors/Works not included in Syllabi

Fiction/Poetry/Drama

Baldwin, James :  Biblical Allusions in Go Tell It On the Mountain

Baldwin, James:  Biography and Bibliography

Baldwin, James:  Questions for Go Tell It On the Mountain

Baldwin, James: Questions for A Native Son

Borowski, Tadeusz:  Questions on Borowski, Elie Wiesel, and Christa Wolf

Cardinal, Marie:  Questions for Words to Say It (Mots pour dire)

Césaire, Aimé: Handout: Themes in Césaire's Notebooks; Good and Evil:  East/West, Jana Evans Braziel

Charef, Mehdi:  Questions for Tea in the Harem

Danticat, Edwidge: Notes and Questions; Good and Evil:  East/West, Jana Evans Braziel; Good and Evil: East and West, Jennifer Rodgers (see Republic of Haiti: Brief History of the Republic of Haiti / République d’Haïti / Repiblik dAyiti for background information)

Djebar, Assia:  Primary and Secondary Bibliography; Questions for Fantasia, An Algerian Calvacade (L'Amour, la fantasia)

Duras, Marguerite:  Biography and Bibliography: Autobiography, Jana Evans Braziel; International Literary Relations, Lucien Miller; Imaging Women, Mortimer Guiney

Duras, Marguerite:  Questions for The Lover : Autobiography, Jana Evans Braziel; International Literary Relations, Lucien Miller

Faulkner, William:  A Geneaology of the Sutpens (Absalom Absalom)

Genet, Jean: Secondary Bibliography: Autobiography, Jana Evans Braziel

Genet, Jean:  Early Biography and Primary Bibliography: Autobiography, Jana Evans Braziel

Genet, Jean:  Late Biography and Questions for Prisoner of Love: Autobiography, Jana Evans Braziel

Genet, Jean: Questions for The Thief: Autobiography, Jana Evans Braziel

Khatibi, Abdelkebir: Primary and Secondary Bibliography; Questions for Love in Two Languages

Kinkaid, Jamaica:  Secondary Bibliography; Autobiography, Jana Evans Braziel; Perceptions of Childhood, Rhonda Cobham-Sander

Kinkaid, Jamaica:  Questions for Annie John; Autobiography, Jana Evans Braziel; Perceptions of Childhood, Rhonda Cobham-Sander

Kinkaid, Jamaica:  Questions for Autobiography of My Mother; Autobiography, Jana Evans Braziel

Kogawa, Joy:  Questions for Obasan

Laferrière, Dany:  Questions for Drifiting Year

Langworthy, Christian Nguyen:  Short Biography and Questions for Geography of War

Lê, Linda:  A Primary Bibliography; Questions on Slander (Calomnies) (see What is a Minor Literature, from Kafka: Towards a Minor Literature and Notes on Immigration, Migration, and France for more background information for Linda Lê)

Morrison, Toni:  Questions on Sula; Good and Evil:  East/West, Jana Evans Braziel

Wiesel, Elie:  Questions on Tadeusz Borowski, Elie Wiesel, and Christa Wolf

Winterson, Jeanette: Questions for Oranges are Not the Only Fruit: Autobiography, Alix Paschkowiak

Wolf, Christa: Biography and Primary Bibliography; Imaging Women, Mortimer Guiney

Wolf, Christa:  Questions on Tadeusz Borowski, Elie Wiesel, and Christa Wolf

Film

Questions and Notes for the Film La Haine; Good and Evil:  East/West, Jana Evans Braziel

Historical Background

Theoretical Writing

Related Web Resources

Information on Authors/Works not included in Syllabi


Professor Sarah N. Lawall
South College 315
Department of Comparative Literature
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

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