590 Schedule

Monday May 10 As I Lay Dying
Introduction to course; Women in Faulkner

Wednesday May 12 The Sound and the Fury 3-108, April Seventh, 1928 and June Second, 1910
Reading response due, close analysis of Addie’s monologue; literary history of As I Lay Dying; Faulkner reading As I Lay Dying

Monday May 17 The Sound and the Fury 109-191, April Sixth, 1928 and April Eight, 1928
Anab: Survey of critical history and close analysis; mapping Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha country

Wednesday May 19 Absalom, Absalom! 3-69, chapters 1-3
Reading response due; Anab: lesson plan for The Sound and the Fury; Elizabeth: Survey of critical history and close analysis

Monday May 24 Absalom, Absalom! 69-234 chapters 4-7
Ana and Ali: Close analyses; Anab: Article summary

Wednesday May 26 Absalom, Absalom! 235-303 chapters 8-9; Themes According to Faulkner; Important Ideas in Faulkner for Young Adults
Reading response due; Margaret and Elizabeth: Close analyses; Elizabeth: Article summary; Faulkner reading his Nobel Speech

Wednesday June 2 Delta Wedding 1-200, 1-5.5
Reading response due; Ana: Survey of critical history and close analysis

Friday June 4 Delta Wedding 201-326 5.5-7
Anab: Close analyses; Margaret: Article summary

Monday June 7 The Golden Apples “Shower of Gold” through “Moon Lake”
Margaret: Survey of critical history and close analysis

Wednesday June 9 The Golden Apples “The Whole World Knows” through “The Wanderers;” The Song of Wandering Aengus
Reading response due; Margaret and Ana: close analyses: Ana: Article summary
Conference to discuss possible research topics (bring bibliography); leda and the swan

Monday June 14 The Optimist’s Daughter
Reading response due; Margaret: Lesson plan for The Golden Apples; Anab: Lesson Plan for Delta Wedding; Alli: Survey of critical history and close analysis

Wednesday June 16 One Writer’s Beginnings
Reading response due; Ana: Lesson plan for The Golden Apples; Ali: Lesson plan for The Optimist’s Daughter; Elizabeth: lesson plan for One Writer’s Beginnings; Alli and Elizabeth: Close analyses; Alli: Article summary

Friday June 18 First draft due (at least an introduction and a couple of pages plus a bibliography)

Wednesday June 30 First full draft due

Optional writing group

Friday July 23 Final draft due

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