Howard Sklar, PhD

University Lecturer

Department of Modern Languages (English Philology)

University of Helsinki


Docent (Adjunct Professor) in Literary Studies, with a Special Emphasis in Narrative Theory (University of Tampere)

Introduction to American Literature (Spring 2016)


This course is a survey of American literature from the Colonial period to the present. The course covers a wide variety of literature, including prose fiction, poetry, plays, lectures, speeches and graphic novels.  For the list of required readings, please see the syllabus on the course Moodle site.


The course is required for completion of intermediate studies for the BA degree.