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English Department

Fall 2014

 David H Maruyama



BA UCLA English Literature

MA CSULB English Literature

MFA CSULB Creative Writing, Poetry  


Contact Information:

Phone:  310-900-1600 x2237

Office Location:

Compton Center Campus

Office Hours:

Monday through Thursday: Varies
Fridays.  By Appointment
D Maruyama

Courses Taught:

English B
English A
English 1A
English 1B
English 1C

English 82
English 84 

Sample Syllabi:

Email instructor for latest copy.

Online Course:

English 1B Summer 2015


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Textbooks, Novels, etc often used:   

English B 


  1. English B Textbook.  PDF Version  Constructing Paragraphs.  


English A


  1.  75 Readings by Santi Buscemi


English 1A


  1. City of Quartz by Mike Davis
  2. Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen
  3. Twilight 1992 by Anne Deavere Smith 


English 1B


  1. Literature and the Writing Process by Elizabeth McMahan
  2. The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
  3. The Sorrow of War by Bao Ninh


English 1C 


  1. 1984 by George Orwell
  2. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
  3. Simulations by Jean Baudrillard