Three Big Novels|
In this class we will read three long novels, from three different societies and eras, for the pleasure and enlightenment of their contents and style and also to examine the unique phenomenon of long-form attention to a vast fictional world.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Special Attributes: FYS|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Roberto Bolaņo, THE SAVAGE DETECTIVES
George Eliot, MIDDLEMARCH
Salman Rushdie, MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN
|Examination and Assignments: |
Students will keep a reading journal, complete two creative imitations (5 pages each), and write either a critical essay or a work of original short fiction (10 pages) inspired by questions raised by the course texts.
|Instructor(s): Corcoran,Jonathan Times: .M.W... 08:20AM-09:40AM; Location: 116MTV102; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: 7||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: 15|