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Narrative Across Culture

ENGL 103.900
crosslisted as: COML 125, NELC 180, SAST 124, THAR 105
Thursday 5-8:50pm

Course Online: Synchronous Format

The purpose of this course is to present a variety of narrative genres and to discuss and illustrate the modes whereby they can be analyzed. We will be looking at shorter types of narrative: short stories, novellas, and fables, and also some extracts from longer works such as autobiographies. While some works will come from the Anglo-American tradition, a larger number will be selected from European and non-Western cultural traditions and from earlier time-periods. The course will thus offer ample opportunity for the exploration of the translation of cultural values in a comparative perspective.