Tuesday 30 July 2013

Reading list for AMER30161 Love American Style

AMER 30161   Love American Style


Reading list


All students must read Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (1955) over the summer prior to the start of the course in September. Any edition.


Students might also want to get a start on:

James Baldwin, Another Country (1962)


Marilyn French, The Women’s Room (1977)



Reading for the course will include:

J.D. Salinger, “For Esme, With Love and Squalor” (1950)

Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (1955)

James Baldwin, Another Country (1962)

Erich Segal, Love Story (1970)

Marilyn French, The Women’s Room (1977)

Raymond Carver, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” (1981)

Harvey Fierstein, Torch Song Trilogy (1982)

Sapphire, Push (1996)

Annie Proulx, “Brokeback Mountain” (1997)

Michael Cunningham, By Nightfall (2010)

Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot (2011)




There will also be film and television viewings every week, and additional short readings, to be announced.


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