21L.702 Studies in Fiction


Class Info

Intensive study of a range of texts by a single author or by a limited group of authors whose achievements are mutually illuminating. Some attention to narrative theory and biographical and cultural backgrounds. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication. Previously taught topics include Stowe, Twain, and the Transformation of 19th-century America, and Joyce and the Legacy of Modernism. Approved for credit in Women's and Gender Studies when content meets the requirements for subjects in that program. Limited to 12.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.702 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by D. Thorburn.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-146.

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

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Studies in Fiction: Rethinking the American Masterpiece site or on the 21L.702 Stellar site.

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