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Language Arts: Faculty & Staff

Scott Covell

year started at AVC

1995

 

schools attended and degrees received

Masters in English         CSUN

BA in English               CSUN

also attended:                University of Connecticut, Groton Campus

                                        New England College, Henniker, NH.

                                        Santa Monica College

 

academic interests, general teaching areas

Specializing in Film studies, Gothic literature, Science Fiction, Shakespeare, the Jazz Age in America, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Cormac McCarthy, Louise Erdrich, Drama, Crime Fiction

Teach all of the above as well as Basic Skills, Composition, Critical Thinking, College Skills

 

special projects and websites

—Author of fanfiction prequel/sequel to The Great Gatsby: Revenge of Gatsby. (2013)

http://revengeofgatsby.wordpress.com/

—Caretaker of  “Covell’s Gatsby Sequel FB page” (A FB site for the latest on F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby and my fan fiction novel, Revenge of Gatsby. (2012)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Covells-Gatsby-Sequel-FB-Page/169242993253277

—Author of “Devil with a Bad Haircut: Postmodern Villainy Rides the Range in No Country For Old Men.” In No Country for Old Men: Novel to Film (2007)

http://www.amazon.com/No-Country-Old-Men-Novel/dp/081086729X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1394848320&sr=1-1&keywords=no+country+for+old+men+from+novel+to+film

—Co-editor of Living in America: a Pop Culture Reader (1998)

http://www.amazon.com/Living-America-Popular-Culture-Reader/dp/1559349808/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1394848680&sr=1-1&keywords=living+in+america%3A+a+popular+culture+reader