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American Literature

COURSE LIST - discussions led by Adam and Missy Andrews

  1. "A Method for Literary Reading" with Adam Andrews

  2. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

  3. The Great American Poets: Emily Bradstreet, Edgar Allen Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Robert Frost

  4. Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

  5. Red Badge Of Courage by Stephen Crane

  6. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  7. Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway

  8. Short Stories of Flannery O’Connor

  9. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

  10. The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

  11. The Chosen by Chaim Potok

  12. Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

  13. Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry


  • An introduction to the CenterForLit method for literary reading with Adam Andrews

  • Audio recordings of 12 complete, 2-hour Socratic discussions of classic titles from American Literature, delivered in both .mp3 CD and digital .mp3 formats

  • A teacher reference booklet containing:

    • A brief primer on leading Socratic discussions

    • A step-by-step guide to administering the course and marking student progress

    • Detailed notes on every recording included in the compilation, along with:

    • Historical context about the life of each included author

    • Detailed Setting, Character, and Plot summaries for each title

    • A completed Story Chart for each title