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My Reading List

So back in my first semester, we were told that by the end of our fourth semester, we have to read 20 different authors from our reading list. These are my 20 authors. Need I mention how much I dislike "Classic" literature?

I have until the end of June to read these all, by the way. This is going to be so much fun...

Poe, Edgar Allan. "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"; "The Fall of the House of Usher"; "The Tell-Tale Heart"; Rezension zu Hawthornes Twice-Told Tales; "Philosophy of Composition"; oder "The Raven".

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. "Young Goodman Brown"; "The Birthmark"; The Scarlet Letter oder The Blithedale Romance; "Preface" zu: The House of the Seven Gables.

Fuller, Margaret. Auszug aus: Woman in the Nineteenth-Century: "The Great Lawsuit".

Whitman, Walt. Cantos 1, 5, 6, 24, 49-52 aus: "Song of Myself"; "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"; "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd"; Preface to Leaves of Grass.

Dickinson, Emily. Gedichte 465, 501, 632, 712, 754.

Mowatt, Anna Cora. Fashion.


Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County".

James, Henry. "The Turn of the Screw"; "The Beast in the Jungle"; "The Real Thing"; "The Art of Fiction"; Daisy Miller oder Washington Square oder The Americans.

Chopin, Kate. The Awakening; "The Story of an Hour".

Dreiser, Theodore. Sister Carrie oder An American Tragedy.

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. "The Yellow Wallpaper".

Wharton, Edith."The Other Two"; The House of Mirth oder The Age of Innocence.

Antin, Mary. The Promised Land.


Ellison, Ralph. "The Shadow and Act" oder "Richard Wright’s Blues"; Invisible Man.

Paley. Grace. "Two Sad Short Stories from a Long and Happy Life"; The Little Disturbances of Man; ["A Conversation with my Father"].

Baldwin, James. "Notes of a Native Son" aus: Notes of a Native Son; Go Tell It on the Mountain oder Giovannis's Room.

Capote, Truman. In Cold Blood.

Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye.

Kerouac, Jack. On the Road.

Williams, Tennessee. A Streetcar Named Desire.

Plath, Sylvia. "Daddy"; "Lady Lazarus".
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