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American literature; literature and technology
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Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville
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I graduated with an MA May 6, and I'm going to Nebraska in August. I'm one of two people in my graduating class to go onto a PhD. One undergrad is going to Kansas for linguistics

  1. Duke University -- Rejection 02/08/2006
  2. Vanderbilt University -- Rejection 03/13/2006
  3. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- Rejection 03/17/2006
  4. Penn State -- Rejection + hilarious email snafu
  5. University of Illinois at Chicago -- Acceptance 02/17/2006
  6. Michigan State University -- Acceptance 02/02/2006
  7. University of Kansas -- Acceptance 02/04/2006
  8. University of Nebraska at Lincoln -- Acceptance 03/06/2006
  9. Saint Louis University -- Acceptance
  1. On the Road -- Jack Kerouac
  2. The Idiot -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  3. Crime and Punishment -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  4. The Brothers Karamazov -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  5. Tess of the d'Urbervilles -- Thomas Hardy
  6. The French Lieutenant's Woman -- John Fowles
  7. The Sound and the Fury -- William Faulkner
  8. Heart of Darkness (Norton Critical Edition) -- Joseph Conrad
  9. Rule of the Bone -- Russel Banks
  10. Moby Dick -- Herman Melville
  11. The Odyssey -- Homer (translation by Fitzgerald)
  12. Cry, the Beloved Country -- Alan Paton
  13. Leaves of Grass -- Walt Whitman
  14. The Inferno -- Dante
  15. Breakfast of Champions -- Kurt Vonnegut
  16. 1984 -- George Orwell
  17. Pride and Prejudice -- Jane Austen
  18. Wuthering Heights -- Emily Bronte
  19. Jane Eyre -- Charolette Bronte
  20. Middlemarch -- George Eliot
  21. Robinson Crusoe (Norton Critical Edition) -- Daniel Defoe
  22. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer -- Mark Twain (great illustrated version!)
  23. Bleak House (Norton Critical Edition) -- Charles Dickens
  24. Tristram Shandy (Norton Critical Edition) -- Laurence Sterne
  25. The Violent Bear It Away -- Flannery O'Connor
  26. Wise Blood -- Flannery O'Connor
  27. Their Eyes Were Watching God -- Zora Neale Hurston
  28. Invisible Man -- Ralph Ellison
  29. Frankenstein -- Mary Shelley
  30. Adventures of Huckelberry Finn -- Mark Twain
  31. Light In August -- William Faulkner
  32. As I Lay Dying -- William Faulkner
  33. A Farewell to Arms -- Ernest Hemingway
  34. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead -- Tom Stoppard
  35. The Scarlet Letter -- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  36. The House of the Seven Gables -- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  37. The Confidence-Man -- Herman Melville
  38. Mosses from an old Manse -- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  39. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket -- Edgar Allen Poe
  40. Ulysses -- James Joyce
  41. Beloved -- Toni Morrison
  42. Institutes of the Christian Religion -- John Calvin