Prof GGP’s Winter 2011 Class: English 214

Interested in Prof GGP’s Winter 2011 English 214? Get some basic information here!

English 214 explores a selection of contemporary literature and examines the influence of social, political, economic, and technological trends on art, reading and writing in the late 20th and early 21st Century. We endeavor to understand what it means to live and write, and still read literature, in the current world. Only one traditional class meeting will be held on Monday, January 3, from 4:30 pm to 6 pm at the City College @ Wilshire Campus, Room 229, for the mandatory orientation.  The rest of the class will proceed online using Professor Patthey’s Moodle-hosted Web Course via 


  1. Sherman Alexie, War Dances, New York: Grove Press, 2009
  2. Edwidge Dandicat, Create Dangerously, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010
  3. Daniel Halpern, The Art of the Story, New York: Penguin Books, 1999.
  4. Manuel Puig, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Trans. B Thomas Colchie, New York: Vintage, 1979.

If you would like to add the class, come to the orientation on January 3, 2011.


About profggp

Professor of English, ESL, and Linguistics @ LACC
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