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English 3338


The American Novel 3-0 (WI)

CRN 80101

A study of the novels and pertinent criticism from the beginnings in America.
  • 4 assignments
  • 1 exam, proctored at a testing center
  • Students in this course may not submit an assignment before any previously submitted assignment has been graded and returned.

Any unabridged edition of the following texts may be used in this course:

Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, 1850
Herman Melville, Billy Budd, 1891
Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, 1884
Stephen Crane, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, 1893
Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence, 1920
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, 1929
William Faulkner, Light in August, 1932
John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath, 1939
John Updike, Rabbit, Run, 1960
Alice Walker, The Color Purple, 1982

  • Instructor: Stephanie Noll
  • Tuition: $838.74 (This cost includes the online course fee.)

Acquiring Course Materials

All required and optional course materials for both the print-based and online versions of this course are available through the Texas State University Bookstore. Select the current semester, and then select "ODEL" as the Department name. 

This course is now available online!

To access the course website, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning. A $10-per-credit-hour online fee applies.

Before enrolling in this online correspondence self-paced course, take the Online Learning Readiness Self-Assessment, which will help you determine if online correspondence self-paced courses are a good fit for you.

Take a look inside this course.

You may view the syllabus and a sample of the ENG 3338 online course before enrolling.