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Required Readings

Babel, Isaac. The Collected Stories. Translated by David McDuff. London: Penguin, 1994.
onrad, !ose"#. Heart of Darkness. $e% &or': Dover, 199(.
onrad, !ose"#. The Shadow-Line. $e% &or': )*ford +niversity Press, 19,-, e*cer"t.
.aul'ner, /illia0. The Portable Faulkner. 1dited by Malcol0 o%ley. $e% &or': Penguin Boo's,
192,.
.ord, .ord Mado*. The Good Soldier. $e% &or': 3intage Boo's, 19,4.
!oyce, !a0es. Dubliners. $e% &or': Penguin Boo's, 1925.
!oyce, !a0es. Ulysses. $e% &or': 6ando0 7ouse, 19,5. 8o"tional "urc#ase9
:af'a, .ran;. The eta!or"hosis. $e% &or': Banta0 Boo's, 19,5.
:i"ling, 6udyard. The an #ho #ould $e %in&' and (ther Stories. $e% &or': Dover, 1994.
$abo'ov, 3ladi0ir. Pale Fire. $e% &or': 3intage Boo's, 19,9.
/oolf, 3irginia. To the Li&hthouse. <an Diego: 7arcourt Brace !ovanovic#, 19,9.
Recommended Readings
T#ousands of boo's and essays #ave been devoted to t#e %riters studied in t#is course. T#e list belo%
is #ig#ly selective, accessible to t#e general reader and includes so0e biogra"#ical and reference
0aterials as %ell as inter"retive %or's.
General studies
=lter, 6obert. Partial a&ic) The *o+el as a Self-conscious Genre. Ber'eley: +niversity of alifornia
Press, 192-.
=uerbac#, 1ric#. i!esis) The ,e"resentation of ,eality in #estern Literature. Translated by /illard
6. Tras'. -(t# anniversary edition. Princeton, $!: Princeton +niversity Press, >((4.
1ll0ann, 6ic#ard, and #arles .eidelson, !r., eds. The odern Tradition) $ack&rounds of odern
Literature. $e% &or': )*ford +niversity Press, 195-.
.ogel, Daniel Mar'. Co+ert ,elations) -oyce' #oolf and Henry -a!es. #arlottesville: +niversity Press
of 3irginia, 199(.
7o%e, Irving. . #orld ore .ttracti+e) . /iew of odern Literature and Politics. $e% &or': 7ori;on,
1954.
7o%e, Irving, ed., Literary odernis!. ?reen%ic#, onn.: .a%cett, 1952.
:a#ler, 1ric#. The 0nward Turn of *arrati+e. Translated by 6ic#ard and lara /inston. Princeton, $!:
Princeton +niversity Press 1924.
:enner, 7ug#. The Pound 1ra. Ber'eley: +niversity of alifornia Press, 1921.
:iely, 6obert. $eyond 1&otis!) The Fiction of -oyce' #oolf and Lawrence. a0bridge, Mass.: 7arvard
+niversity Press, 19,(.
)rr, !o#n. The akin& of the Twentieth-century *o+el) Lawrence' -oyce' Faulkner and $eyond. $e%
&or': <t. Martin@s Press, 19,2.
Pearce, 6ic#ard. The Politics of *arration) -oyce' Faulkner and #oolf. $e% Bruns%ic', $!: 6utgers
+niversity Press, 1991.
<#erry, 3incent B. The Great #ar and the Lan&ua&e of odernis!. $e% &or': )*ford +niversity
Press, >((4.
<0itten, !effrey 6., and =nn Dag#istany, eds. S"atial For! in *arrati+e. It#aca, $&: ornell
+niversity Press, 19,1.
/einstein, =rnold L. /ision and ,es"onse in odern Fiction. It#aca, $&: ornell +niversity Press,
1924.
Babel
Bloo0, 7arold, ed. 0saac $abel) odern Critical /iews. $e% &or' : #elsea 7ouse Publis#ers, 19,2.
);ic', ynt#ia. Fa!e 2 Folly. $e% &or': =lfred :no"f, 1995.
Conrad
?reaney, Mic#ael. Conrad) Lan&ua&e and *arrati+e. a0bridge, +.:.: a0bridge +niversity Press,
>((>.
?uerard, =lbert. Conrad the *o+elist. a0bridge, Mass.: 7arvard +niversity Press, 195>.
7ar"#a0, ?eoffrey ?alt. (ne of Us) The astery of -ose"h Conrad. #icago: +niversity of #icago
Press, 1995.
<ta"e, !.7., ed. The Ca!brid&e Co!"anion to -ose"h Conrad. a0bridge, +.:.: a0bridge
+niversity Press, 1995.
T#orburn, David. Conrad3s ,o!anticis!. $e% 7aven: &ale +niversity Press, 1924.
/att, Ian. Conrad in the *ineteenth Century. Ber'eley: +niversity of alifornia Press, 1929.
Faulkner
Broo's, leant#. #illia! Faulkner) Toward 4okna"ataw"ha and $eyond. $e% 7aven: &ale +niversity
Press, 192,.
7o%e, Irving. #illia! Faulkner' . Critical Study. 6evised ed. #icago: +niversity of #icago Press,
192-.
Minter, David L. Faulkner3s 5uestionin& *arrati+es. +rbana, Ill.: +niversity of Illinois, >((1.
/agnerAMartin, Linda. #illia! Faulkner) Si6 Decades of Criticis!. 1ast Lansing, MI: Mic#igan <tate
+niversity Press, >((>.
/einstein, P#ili" M., ed. The Ca!brid&e Co!"anion to #illia! Faulkner. a0bridge, +.:.:
a0bridge +niversity Press, 199-.
Ford
Mi;ener, =rt#ur. The Saddest Story) . $io&ra"hy of Ford ado6 Ford. $e% &or': /orld Pub. o.
1921.
Moser, T#o0as. The Life in the Fiction of Ford ado6 Ford. Princeton, $!: Princeton +niversity Press,
19,(.
<abol, 6ut# ., and Todd :. Bender. . Concordance to Ford ado6 Ford3s T#e ?ood <oldier. $e%
&or': ?arland Pub., 19,1.
<tang, <ondra !., ed. The Presence of Ford ado6 Ford. P#iladel"#ia: +niversity of Pennsylvania
Press, 19,1.
Joyce
Bla0ires, 7arry. The $loo!sday $ook. London: Met#uen, 1955.
1ll0ann, 6ic#ard. -a!es -oyce. $e% &or': )*ford +niveristy Press, 19-9.
?ifford, Don. -oyce .nnotated) *otes for Dubliners and = Portrait of t#e =rtist as a &oung Man.
Ber'eley: +niversity of alifornia Press, 19,>.
?ross, !o#n. -a!es -oyce. $e% &or': 3i'ing Press, Modern Masters series, 192(.
:enner, 7ug#. -oyce3s /oices. Ber'eley: +niversity of alifornia Press, 192,.
<eidel, Mic#ael. -a!es -oyce) . Short 0ntroduction. )*ford, +.:.: Blac'%ell Publis#ers, >((>.
T#ornton, /eldon. .llusions in +lysses) . Line-by-Line ,eference to -oyce3s co!"le6 sy!bolis!. $e%
&or': <i0on and <c#uster, 1924.
Kafka
?reenberg, Martin. The Terror of .rt) %afka and odern Literature. $e% &or': Basic Boo's, 195,.
Preece, !ulian, ed. The Ca!brid&e Co!"anion to %afka 8>((>9
6olleston, !a0es, ed. . Co!"anion to the #orks of Fran7 %afka. 6oc#ester, $.&.: a0den 7ouse,
>((>.
Kipling
7o%e, Irving, ed. The Portable %i"lin&. $e% &or': 3i'ing Press, 19,>.
Page, $or0an. . %i"lin& Co!"anion. $e% &or': Mac0illan, 19,4.
/ilson, =ngus. The Stran&e ,ide of ,udyard %i"lin&' His Life and #orks. $e% &or': 3i'ing Press,
192,.
Nabokov
=""el, !r., =lfred. *aboko+3s Dark Cine!a. $e% &or': )*ford +niversity Press, 1924.
Boyd, Brian. /ladi!ir *aboko+) The .!erican 4ears. Princeton, $!: Princeton +niversity Press, 1991.
Woolf
Batc#elor, !o#n. /ir&inia #oolf) The a8or *o+els. a0bridge, +.:.: a0bridge +niversity Press,
1991.
BeBa, Morris, ed. Critical 1ssays on /ir&inia #oolf. Boston: ?.:. 7all, 19,-.
DiBattista, Maria. /ir&inia #oolf3s a8or *o+els. $e% 7aven: &ale +niversity Press, 19,(.
Lee, 7er0ione. /ir&inia #oolf. London: #atto C /indus, 1995.
$are0ore, !a0es. The #orld #ithout a Self. $e% 7aven: &ale +niversity Press, 1924.
6oe, <ue, and <usan <ellers, eds. The Ca!brid&e Co!"anion to /ir&inia #oolf. a0bridge, +.:.:
a0bridge +niversity Press, >(((.
6ose, P#yllis. #o!an of Letters) . Life of /ir&inia #oolf. $e% &or': )*ford +niversity Press, 192,.
Lin'uri
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Rudyard Kipling
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William Faulkner
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7y"erte*t version of The Sound and the Fury. T#e site includes critical articles, an innovative
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alluded to or ot#er%ise 0entioned in t#e novel, suc# as t#e original canticle by <aint .rancis
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#saac Babel
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$ladimir Nabokov
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$irginia Woolf
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Fran% Kafka
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