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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Summer 2009

E s348 • Twentieth-Century Short Story

Unique Days Time Location Instructor

Kruppa, J

Course Description

Please refer to the course schedule for course days, time, room location, prerequisites and possible cross-listings:

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.

Grading Policy

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


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