The Developing Modernism of Toomer, Hemingway, and Faulkner
Detailed description of an upper level course for majors examining Hemingway’s In Our Time, Toomer’s Cane (1923), and Faulkner’s These 13 (1931) as part of one cultural and historical moment. Wright-Cleveland surveys her classroom strategies for delving into the cultural concerns underpinning American identity of the 1920s and 1930s in relation to the development of American modernism. Includes discussion topics, secondary reading materials, and assignment prompts geared to uncovering artistic and structural intersections within these early short story cycles.
Fruscione, Joseph, ed. Teaching Hemingway and Modernism. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2015.