E s348 • Twentieth-Century Short Story
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We shall read a variety of short fictions by "modernist" and postmodernist writers. In reading these fictions, we will not only ask questions about fictional form, but also raise questions about modernism and postmodernism, place these texts in a literary and historical perspective, and examine how they have been read and re-read by critics.
Two tests: 25% each, One final examination: 25%, Class attendance is essential.
Charters, ed., The Story and Its Writer, 7th ed., Bedford Books, St. Martin's Press