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Fiction of Fiction cancelled

ENGL 103.601
instructor(s):
TR 6-7:30

This course is designed as an introduction to the comparative study of literature. Its primary purpose is to explore the potentialities and meanings of the art we refer to as fiction, beginning with the question of many different ways in which writers conceive of its objectives. Readings will range from realistic expression to representations of history, subjectivity, and the fantastic through the metafictions that challenge the very conventions of reading and the processes of comprehension. Possible readings will be chosen from: Flaubert, Gogol, Dos Passos, Pynchon, Morrison, Kafka, Goethe, Chopin, Kundera.