21L.485 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.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.485 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by D. Thorburn.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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