2004 READING LIST
I. BRITISH LITERATURE
The Second Shepherd's Play
William Shakespeare, The Tempest
George Eliot, Middlemarch
Joseph Fielding, Tom Jones
Jane Austin, Emma
William Wycherley, The Country Wife
Keats, "Ode to a Nightingale," " Ode on a Grecian Urn,"
Ode on Melancholy," Ode to Psyche"
Browning, "Fra Lippo Lippi," "Andrea del Sarto,"
"Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister," "Prophyria's Lover,"
"My Last Duchess"
Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway
J. M. Synge, Playboy of the Western World
W. B. Yeats, "Leda and the Swan," "The Second Coming,"
"Among Schoolchildren," "Sailing to Byzantium"
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day
II. American Literature
Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Nature" "The Divinity School Address"
Herman Melville, "Billy Budd," "Bartleby the Scrivener"
Walt Whitman, Song of Myself
Henry James, Portrait of a Lady, "The Art of Fiction"
Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Emily Dickinson, "I taste a liquor never brewed" , "The Soul selects her own Society" , "After a great pain, a formal feeling comes" , "I heard a Fly buzzwhen I died" , "I've seen a Dying Eye" , "Because I could not stop for Death" 
Kate Chopin, The Awakening
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying
Williams, "Raleigh was Right," "The Red Wheelbarrow," "Spring and All"
Eugene O'Neill, Long Day's Journey Into Night
Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man
Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun
Adrienne Rich, "Ghazals," "Planetarium," "Diving into the Wreck"
Edward Albee, Zoo Story
Toni Morrison, Beloved
Guy Garcia, Skin Deep
III. Critical/Theoretical Works
Alexander Pope, "An Essay on Criticism"
William Wordsworth, "Preface" to Lyrical Ballads
Raymond Selden, A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory
Terry Eagleton, Literary Theory
David Lodge, The Art of Fiction
PDF copy of Prof. Madden's "Taking Notes" handout here.
PDF copies of Theory Notes here