Early American Literature Poetry Short Stories

Early American Poetry and Short Stories

$109.00

Early American Poetry and Short Stories: A 6-session workshop that focuses on American authors from the early-mid 19th century.

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Early American Poetry and Short Stories: A 6-session workshop that focuses on American authors from the early-mid 19th century. Weekly webinars are 50 minutes long.  Recordings are available for students who must miss a session.

Readings include:

  • Washington Irving’s “Rip Van Winkle”
  • Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”
  • Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven”
  • Emerson and Thoreau’s Transcendentalist poetry
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “Paul Revere’s Ride” and “The Village Blacksmith”
  • William Cullen Bryant’s “The Poet” and “To a Waterfowl”

Challenge Level

This is an all-ages workshop. Any students who feel prepared to read and discuss the assigned poetry and short stories are welcome to attend.

Time Commitment

Most students report spending approximately 1-2 hours per week on homework outside of the webinar.

Instructor

Headmistress Guinevere

Reading List

All readings are provided as free web links in the classroom. No book purchases are required for this class.

Usually Offered

Summer Session

Available Sessions

Spring 2020 Mon 10am Pacific (6-week workshop begins 2-10), Summer 2018 T/Th 10am Pacific, Summer M/W 11am Pacific