English 286: The Modern Novel

Fall 2007


Instructor: Professor John Rickard

Office: 231 Vaughan Literature Building

Class Meetings: MWF 11:00-11:52 am, Vaughan Lit 103

Office Hours: M 2:30 - 3:30 pm; W 2:00 - 4:00 pm; and by appointment

Office Phone: 577-1424

E-mail: rickard@bucknell.edu



Paper 1 Assignment

Paper 2 Assignment

Research Paper Assignment


Glossary of Fiction Terms

Basic Literary Timeline of English and American Literature

Timeline of the Novel

LION (Literature Online). A comprehensive source, including "a fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 136 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources"

Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events 1620-1920, by Donna M. Campbell

Literary History.  An index of literary links by author

My James Joyce online resources page

Virginia Woolf Links

William Faulkner Links

Ralph Ellison Links

Random House list of the 100 Best English Language Novels, along with two competing lists