Readings

Please obtain the following materials for the course, listed in the order in which they will be studied. Items marked * are available for purchase at the Queens College book store. Readings marked + will be made available on the course website and are password-protected.

  • Walcott, Derek. Selected poems from The Longman Anthology of World Literature.+
  • Jane Eyre (film). Dir. Cary Fukunaga. Focus Features, 2011. Available for purchase online as a digital download on Amazon.com and the iTunes Store. Rental DVDs are also available through Netflix.
  • Excerpts of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.+
  • Rhys, Jean. Wide Sargasso Sea. New York & London: W. W. Norton, 1966.*
  • Kincaid, Jamaica. Lucy. New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1990.*
  • Devi, Mahasweta. Trans. Ella Dutta. “The Wet Nurse.” In Inner Line: The Zubaan Book of Stories by Indian Women. Ed. Urvashi Butalia. New Dehli: Zubaan, 2006.+
  • —–. Trans. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. “Breast-Giver.” In The Norton Anthology of World Literature: Shorter Second Edition, Volume 2. New York & London: W. W. Norton, 2009.+
  • Hamid, Mohsin. The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Orlando: Harvest Books, 2007.*
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist (film). Dir. Mira Nair. 2012. Available for purchase online as a digital download on Amazon.com and the iTunes Store. Rental DVDs are also available through Netflix.
  • Tan, Shaun. Lost and Found. New York: Arthur Levine, 2011.*
  • Sinha, Indra. Animal’s People. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009.
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