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2001 Fellows seminar notes

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Fellows

Schedule

Books to purchase

  1. Thinking about the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness: Essays, a Play, Two Poems and a Prayer, by Tony Kushner (Theatre Communications Groups, 1995)
  2. Tony Kushner in Conversation, edited by Robert Vorlicky (Univ of Michigan Press)
  3. Death and Taxes: Hydroiotaphia and Other Plays, by Tony Kushner (Theartre Communications Group, 2000)
  4. Angels in America, both volumes, by Tony Kushner (Theatre Communications Group)
  5. Me Talk Pretty One Day, by David Sedaris (Little, Brown)
  6. Naked, by David Sedaris (Little Brown)
  7. Barrell Fever, by David Sedaris (Little Brown)
  8. Naming Our Destiny: New and Selected Poems, by June Jordan (Thunder's Mouth Press, 1989)
  9. Kissing God Goodbye, Poems 1991-1997, by June Jordan (Anchor; Bantam Doubleday, 1997)
  10. June Jordan's Poetry for the People: A Revolutionary Blueprint, edited Lauren Muller (Routledge, 1995)
  11. Affirmative Acts: Political Essays, by June Jordan (Anchor, Doubleday, 1998)
  12. Soldier: A Poet's Childhood (Basic, 2000)

Papers

Seminar participants will write three papers, one on each of the Fellows. Each will also write at least one special report. The papers and reports should be sent by email (in plain text--no formatting at all) to whseminar@english.upenn.edu. The special reports can be any length, as needed. The papers should be no more than 80 lines of email text. Papers are due any time before noon on the day we are to discuss the chosen text(s). Special reports are due at least a day before that. There will also be a final exam.