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Number:EH221
Name:Introduction to Literature
Description:This course introduces three basic types of literature: fiction, drama, and poetry. The course helps students develop an appreciation of literature with the aim of preparing them to read and enjoy a variety of literary works throughout their adult lives. A wide range of authors and time periods is examined.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Offered every Fall
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): EH111

Course Objectives

Students will be able to: Identify elements of style and structure that contribute to the artistry of poetry, drama, and fiction; identify the characteristics of literature from different periods and cultures; demonstrate an ability to read critically and analytically; write and speak with insight and clarity about literary ideas and forms; identify recurrent themes in literature, recognizing the power of literature to express the human situation in its universality and diversity.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 UNWIND 9781416912057 SHUSTERMAN 7 S+S Rybakova $0 $10 $0
S 2017 PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER 9781451696196 CHBOSKY 99 S+S Rybakova $0 $12 $0
S 2017 LOOKING FOR ALASKA 9780142402511 GREEN 5 PENG RAND Rybakova $0 $10 $0
S 2017 CURIOUS INCIDENT OF DOG IN... (PLAY) 9781408185216 HADDON 12 MAC HIGHER Rybakova $17 $0 $0
S 2017 LORD OF THE FLIES 9780399501487 GOLDING 54 PENG RAND Rybakova $0 $9 $0
S 2017 FAHRENHEIT 451 9781451673319 BRADBURY 95 S+S Rybakova $0 $13 $0
S 2017 CATCHER IN THE RYE 9780316769488 SALINGER 51 HACHETTE B Rybakova $0 $8 $0
S 2017 DAISY MILLER 9780486287737 JAMES 95 DOVER McQuiston $8 $0 $0
S 2017 HOME 9780307740915 MORRISON 12 PENG RAND McQuiston $0 $12 $0
S 2017 NORTON INTRO.TO LIT.,PORTABLE ED. 9780393938937 MAYS 12TH 17 NORTON McQuiston $80 $0 $0
F 2016 (none) Lepley $0 $0 $0
F 2016 DEATH OF A SALESMAN 9780140481341 MILLER 49 PENG RAND Lepley $0 $13 $10 $0
F 2016 BACKPACK LITERATURE 9780321968128 KENNEDY 5TH 16 PEARSON Lepley $0 $65 $35 $0
F 2016 MAGGIE:GIRL...+OTHER SHORT FICTION 9780553213553 CRANE 86 PENG RAND Lepley $0 $5 $0 $0
S 2016 DAISY MILLER 9780486287737 JAMES 95 DOVER McQuiston $4 $3 $0
S 2016 HOME 9780307740915 MORRISON 12 PENG RAND McQuiston $0 $12 $0
S 2016 OTHELLO -NEW FOLGER LIBRARY EDITION 9780671722814 SHAKESPEARE 93 S+S McQuiston $0 $4 $0
S 2016 SEAGULL READER:LITERATURE-3 VOL.BOX SET 9780393938104 KELLY 3RD 15 NORTON McQuiston $45 $0 $0
F 2015 DAISY MILLER 9780486287737 JAMES 95 DOVER McQuiston $4 $3 $0
F 2015 BACKPACK LITERATURE 9780205151660 KENNEDY 4TH 12 PEARSON McQuiston $0 $60 $0
F 2015 HOME 9780307740915 MORRISON 12 PENG RAND McQuiston $0 $13 $0
F 2015 BINDER FPID_701_701 7.64608E+11 Poulin $3 $0 $0
F 2015 APPROACHING LIT.IN 21ST CENTURY-TEXT 9780312407568 SCHAKEL 5 MAC HIGHER Poulin $0 $40 $0
S 2015 BACKPACK LITERATURE 9780205151660 KENNEDY 4TH 12 PEARSON McQuiston $0 $60 $0
S 2015 DAISY MILLER 9780486287737 JAMES 95 DOVER McQuiston $0 $3 $0
S 2015 HOME 9780307740915 MORRISON 12 RANDOM McQuiston $0 $13 $0
S 2015 (none) Woellner $0 $0 $0
F 2014 HOME 9780307740915 MORRISON 12 McQuiston $0 $13 $0
F 2014 BACKPACK LITERATURE 9780205151660 KENNEDY 4TH 12 McQuiston $0 $58 $0
F 2014 DAISY MILLER 9780486287737 JAMES 95 McQuiston $0 $3 $0
F 2014 DAISY MILLER 9780486287737 JAMES 95 McQuiston $0 $3 $0
F 2014 HOME 9780307740915 MORRISON 12 McQuiston $0 $13 $0
F 2014 BACKPACK LITERATURE 9780205151660 KENNEDY 4TH 12 McQuiston $0 $58 $0
F 2014 BEST AMERICAN SHORT PLAYS 2011-2012 9781476877334 DEMASTES 13 Robilliard $21 $16 $0
F 2014 O.HENRY PRIZE STORIES 2013 9780345803252 FURMAN 13 Robilliard $17 $0 $0
F 2014 STRANGER 9780679720201 CAMUS 88 Robilliard $11 $0 $0
F 2014 ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN 9780812504224 TWAIN 85 Robilliard $0 $6 $0
S 2014 BACKPACK LITERATURE 9780205151660 KENNEDY 4TH 12 McQuiston $0 $0 $0
S 2014 DAISY MILLER 9780486287737 JAMES 95 McQuiston $0 $0 $0
S 2014 HOME 9780307740915 MORRISON 12 McQuiston $0 $0 $0
F 2013 DAISY MILLER 9780486287737 JAMES 95 McQuiston $0 $0 $0
F 2013 HOME 9780307740915 MORRISON 12 McQuiston $0 $0 $0
F 2013 BACKPACK LITERATURE 9780205151660 KENNEDY 4TH 12 McQuiston $0 $0 $0
S 2013 Backpack Literature 978-0-205-15166-0 Kennedy, X. J. / Gio 4TH 12 Longman, Inc. McQuiston $70 $53 $0
S 2013 Heart Is a Lonely Hunter 978-0-618-52641-3 McCullers, Carson 1940 Mariner Books McQuiston $14 $10 $0
S 2013 Backpack Literature 978-0-205-15166-0 Kennedy, X. J. / Gio 4TH 12 Longman, Inc. Wallace $70 $53 $0
S 2013 Song of Solomon 978-1-4000-3342-3 Morrison, Toni 2004 Vintage Books Wallace $15 $11 $0
F 2012 Backpack Literature 978-0-205-15166-0 Kennedy, X. J. / Gio 4TH 12 Longman, Inc. McQuiston $68 $51 $0
F 2012 Heart Is a Lonely Hunter 978-0-553-26963-5 McCullers, Carson 1940 Bantam Books, Inc. McQuiston $7 $5 $0
F 2012 Backpack Literature 978-0-205-15166-0 Kennedy, X. J. / Gio 4TH 12 Longman, Inc. McQuiston $68 $51 $0
F 2012 Heart Is a Lonely Hunter 978-0-553-26963-5 McCullers, Carson 1940 Bantam Books, Inc. McQuiston $7 $5 $0
F 2011 LITERATURE: POCKET ANTHOL 0-205-65510-6 GWYNN 4 LONGMAN McQuiston $48 $36
F 2011 HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER 0-553-26963-1 MCCULLERS BANTAM McQuiston $7 $5
F 2011 LITERATURE: POCKET ANTHOL 0-205-65510-6 GWYNN 4 LONGMAN McQuiston $48 $36
F 2011 HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER 0-553-26963-1 MCCULLERS BANTAM McQuiston $7 $5
F 2011 LITERATURE: POCKET ANTHOL 0-205-65510-6 GWYNN 4 LONGMAN McQuiston $48 $36
F 2011 HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER 0-553-26963-1 MCCULLERS BANTAM McQuiston $7 $5
F 2010 HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER 0-553-26963-1 MCCULLERS BANTAM McQuiston $7 $5
F 2010 LITERATURE: POCKET ANTHOL 0-205-65510-6 GWYNN 4 LONGMAN McQuiston $48 $36
F 2009 LITERATURE: POCKET ANTHOL 0-205-65510-6 GWYNN 4 PEARSON EDUCATION McQuiston $48 $36
F 2009 IRONWEED 0-14-008103-8 KENNEDY NACSCORP McQuiston $10 $8
F 2009 WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN T 0-14-303997-0 JACKSON PENGUIN/PUTNAM/HB BOOKS Bordes $15 $11
F 2009 BACKPACK LITERATURE 0-205-55103-3 KENNEDY 2 PEARSON EDUCATION Bordes $60 $45
F 2009 NATURAL 0-374-50200-5 MALAMUD NACSCORP Bordes $14 $11
S 2009 Backpack Literature 0205551033 Kennedy 2nd Pearson Longman McQuiston $0 $0
S 2009 HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER MCCULLERS 40 McQuiston $0 $0
S 2009 BACKPACK LITERATURE 0-205-55103-3 KENNEDY 2 PEARSON EDUCATION McQuiston $57 $43
S 2009 HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER 0-553-26963-1 MCCULLERS RANDOM HOUSE, INC. McQuiston $7 $5
F 2008 BACKPACK LITERATURE 0-205-55103-3 KENNEDY 2 PEARSON EDUCATION McQuiston $57 $43
F 2008 HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER 0-553-26963-1 MCCULLERS RANDOM HOUSE, INC. McQuiston $7 $5
F 2008 Backpack Literature 0205551033 Kennedy 2nd Pearson Longman McQuiston $0 $0
F 2008 HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER MCCULLERS 40 McQuiston $0 $0
F 2007 BINGO PALACE P.S. ED ERDRICH HARP/COLL McQuiston $14 $11
F 2007 LITERATURE: POCKET ANTHOL GWYNN 3 LONGMAN McQuiston $41 $31
F 2005 HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER MCCULLERS 40 McQuiston $7 $5
F 2005 BACKPACK LIT WITH HDBK OF LITERARY TERM KENNEDY McQuiston $47 $35
S 2004 Wuthering Heights 0553212583 Emily Bronte Bantam McQuiston $0 $0
S 2004 Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, D 0321093658 X, J. Kennedy 3 Compac Longman McQuiston $0 $0
S 2002 Literature: A Pocket Anthology 0-321-01114-7 Gwynn Longman/Penguin Acad McQuiston $0 $0
S 2002 The Bell Jar 0060930187 Plath Harper McQuiston $0 $0
S 2002 The Bell Jar 0060930187 Plath Harper McQuiston $0 $0
S 2002 Literature: A Pocket Anthology 0-321-01114-7 Gwynn Longman/Penguin Acad McQuiston $0 $0