Tuesday 30 July 2013

Reading list for AMER30422 Occupy Everything

AMER 30422: Occupy Everything (Spring 2014)//Reading List


Selected Primary Texts:

The Dark Knight Rises dir. Christopher Nolan (2012)

Herman Melville, Benito Cereno (1855)

Jack London, The Iron Heel (1908)

W. D. Howells, A Hazard of New Fortunes (1890)

Chicago 10: Speak Your Peace dir. Brett Morgan (2007)

Joan Didion, “Slouching Towards Bethlehem” (1967)


Selected Secondary Readings:

David Harvey, Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution, Introduction and Chapter 1.

Shelley Streeby, “Labor, Memory and the Boundaries of Print Culture: From Haymarket to the

            Mexican Revolution.” ALH 19:2: 406-433.

Michael Denning, “The Special American Conditions: Marxism and American Studies.” American

            Quarterly 38 (1986): 356-80.

Matthias Schwartz, “Pre-Occupied: The Origins and Future of Occupy Wall Street”

Michel-Rolph Trouillot, Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History. Chapters 1 and 3.

J. Michelle Coghlan, “Becoming an American in Paris: The Romance of the Commune in the

            1890s.” Arizona Quarterly  67.3:29-59.



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