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 not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. Thorburn.

Lecture occurs 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-103.

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

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Modern Fiction site or on the 21L.485 Stellar site.

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