In this course, we will read short fiction by a variety of American and English authors, from the 19th century to today. Students will hone their abilities to analyze a text and will learn to apply a variety of critical approaches/
In addition to reading assignments, quizzes, and forum posts, there will be a presentation, an essay, a mid-term, a final exam, and a final project.
The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, 8th ed. Ed. Richard Bausch and R. V. Cassil
Online student subscription to The New Yorker.