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ENG 380.03OV/380.04OV The Short Story (Mullins): Home
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What is a short story? This course will focus on the development of the short story as an art form. We will read classic and contemporary short stories from world literature, and end our study with a consideration of two short stories adapted into film. Throughout, our aim will be to practice the close interpretive reading, writing, and research skills necessary for the study of literature. Our focus on the short stories will also serve as a context for considering historical and contemporary issues. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalent.What is a short story? This course will focus on the development of the short story as an art form. We will read classic and contemporary short stories from world literature, and end our study with a consideration of two short stories adapted into film. Throughout, our aim will be to practice the close interpretive reading, writing, and research skills necessary for the study of literature. Our focus on the short stories will also serve as a context for considering historical and contemporary issues. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalent.