Fall 2009 Reading List

Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour

The Selected Poetry of Robert Browning

Don Quixote by Cervantes, trans. by Tobias Smollett

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenter and Seymour, an Introduction by J.D. Salinger

Criers and Kibitzers, Kibitzers and Criers by Stanley Elkin

Men and Gods by Edward Gorey

The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Collected Stories of Evan S. Connell

fictionalism

ordinary language (Cavell)

“Less Than One” by Joseph Brodsky

“A Temple of the Holy Ghost” by Flannery O’Connor

“The Man Who Knew Belle Starr” by Richard Bausch

“Two Concepts of Liberty” by Isaiah Berlin

“Ysrael” by Junot Diaz

“Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong” by Tim O’Brien

In the Garden of North American Martyrs by Tobias Wolff

“Burning House” by Ann Beattie

“Heart Songs” by E. Annie Proulx

“A Run of Bad Luck” by E. Annie Proulx

“Under the Radar” by Richard Ford

A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler

Kentucky Straight by Chris Offutt

“Garrison Junction” by Maile Meloy

“The Girlfriend” by Maile Meloy

“Red from Green” by Maile Meloy

“Love and Lethe” by Samuel Beckett

“Gold Coast” by James Alan McPherson

The Question of Bruno by Aleksandar Hemon

“A Clean Well-Lighted Place” by Ernest Hemingway

“The End of Something” by Ernest Hemingway

“The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara

“A Visit of Charity” by Eudora Welty

“The Leaning Tower” by Katherine Anne Porter

“The Author-Character-Narrator Merge” by Frederick Reiken

Sonya’s Last Speech, or, Double-Voicing: An Essay in Sixteen Sections” by Charles Baxter

‘You’re Really Something’: Inflection and the Breath of Life” by Charles Baxter

In Defense of Omniscience” by Richard Russo

poems by Donald Hall

etwas von Stefan Heym

Hyperion von Friedrich Hölderlin

Der Fall Wagner“ von Friechrich Nietzsche

Bessere Zeiten“ von Gabriele Wohmann

Der Verdächtige“ von Jurek Becker

Das Muschelessen“ (exzerpt) von Birgit Vanderbeke

Медея и её дети Людмилы Улицкой

Война и мир Льва Толстого

«Выстрел», повесть Белкина Александра Пушкина

«О женщины, женщины» Антона Чехова

«Говорить или молчать» Антона Чехова

«Осенью» Антона Чехова

«Чарли Чаплин» Осипа Мандельштама

«К ***» Александра Пушкина

«Метель» повесть Белкина Александра Пушкина

«От издательства» Александра Пушкина

Memorization:

“My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning

“A Woman’s Last Word” by Robert Browning

«Свеча горела» Бориса Пастернака

The Wakingby Theodor Roethke

«К ***» Александра Пушкина

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