21L.285 Modern Fiction


Class Info

Tradition and innovation in representative fiction of the early modern period. Recurring themes include the role of the artist in the modern period; the representation of psychological and sexual experience; and the virtues (and defects) of the aggressively experimental character. Works by Conrad, Kipling, Babel, Kafka, James, Lawrence, Mann, Ford Madox Ford, Joyce, Woolf, Faulkner, and Nabokov. Meets with 21L.485 when offered concurrently. Students taking the 12-unit version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.285 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by H. Eiland.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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