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Fall 2018-2019
* ENG 401 / AMS 396 (LA)   na, npdf

Forms of Literature - American Short Stories

Lee C. Mitchell

This course examines the development of American short fiction over two centuries, revealing the genre's extraordinary variety and complexity.

Sample reading list:
Charles Chesnutt, "The Goophered Grapevine"
William Faulkner, "Spotted Horses"
Richard Ford, "Great Falls"
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Yellow Wallpaper"
Ernest Hemingway, "Hills Like White Elephants"
Flannery O'Connor, "A Good Man is Hard to Find"
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Five short stories per week, and two short (6-pp) papers.

Requirements/Grading:
Final Exam - 25%
Papers - 45%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%

Other information:
Department Distribution: Modernity

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20583 S01 11:00:00 am - 12:20:00 pm M W   McCormick Hall   363   Enrolled:11 Limit:12