American Classics Book Discussion Series

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Alice Crozier, retired professor of English at Rutgers University, will lead our monthly book discussion group starting in September.

SEPTEMBER 3
In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway
*Essay: “Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking Novels
(from Studies in Classic American Literature by D.H. Lawrence

                           OCTOBER 1                               
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
*Essay: “Romancing the Shadow
(from Playing in the Dark by Toni Morrison)

NOVEMBER 5
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

DECEMBER 3
Native Son (Books One and Two) by Richard Wright

JANUARY 7
My Antonia by Willa Cather

FEBRUARY 4
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgeral

MARCH 3
Rabbit, Run! By John Updike

 APRIL 7
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

MAY 5
*Short Story: “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” by Flannery O’Connor              
(from A Good Man is Hard to Find, and Other Stories)

*Photocopies will be available at the Main Library circulation desk

This program was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

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