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Sondra Guttman

Teaching Professor
Sondra Guttman 190


  • Ph.D, Rutgers University
  • M.A., Boston University
  • B.A., Johns Hopkins University

Courses Taught

  • EN 101: The Art of Reading
  • EN 203: Major Writers: American Literature
  • EN 266: U.S. Literature: Imagining the Nation
  • EN 366: American Literature to WWI: Dissent
  • EN 373: Black Lit Matters
  • EN 388: Asian/Pacific U.S. Literature


  • “Piecing the Crazy-Quilt: Approaches to Teaching Agnes Smedley’s Daughter of Earth.A Class of Our Own: Teaching the Literature of the Working Class. Eds. Laura Hapke and Lisa Cooper Kirby. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. 76-95.
  • “‘No Tomorrow in the Man’: Uncovering the Great Depression in Their Eyes Were Watching God.” Arizona Quarterly 63.3 (Autumn 2007): 91-117.
  • “What Bigger Killed For: Re-Reading Violence Against Women in Native Son.Texas Studies in Literature and Language 43.2 (June 2001): 169-193.
    • Selection reprinted in Native Son (Bloom's Guide). Ed., Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 2007