Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

Yale Course , Prof. Wai Chee Dimock

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Introduction - Hemingway's In Our Time - Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby - Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury - Hemingway -- To Have and Have Not - Fitzgerald - Faulkner -- As I Lay Dying - Hemingway -- For Whom the Bell Tolls - Fitzgerald - Tender Is the Night - Faulkner, Light in August

Lecture 1: Introduction

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        Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner (AMST 246)Professor Dimock introduces the class to the works of Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner, the premiere writers of American modernism. She orients their novels along three "scales" of interpretation global geopolitics, experimental narration, and sensory detail. Invoking the writings of critic Paul Fussell, she argues that all three writers are united by a preoccupation with World War I and the implications that the Great War has for irony in narrative representation.0000 - Chapter 1. Class Logistics 0025 - Chapter 2. Three Analytic Scales0200 - Chapter 3. Hemingways Global Vision of American 0538 - Chapter 4. Faulkners Narrative Experiments of Modernism1011 - Chapter 5. Fitzgeralds Sensory Details1205 - Chapter 6. Cross-Scale Analysis of World War I1559 - Chapter 8. Linguistic Taboos of War1836 - Chapter 7. Narrative Problems of War 2056 - Chapter 9. The Ironies of Storytelling after World War I Hemingway and Fitzgerald3302 - Chapter 10. The Idealism of War FaulknerComplete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website httpoyc.yale.eduThis course was recorded in Fall 2011.

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