Courses & Programs

The Short Story [C]

COURSE CODE: ENG 214

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: ENG 102

The short story will be read as a source of enjoyment and of insight into universal human situations. Theme, style, and structure will also be discussed. Emphasis might be on the sense of place (From Chekhov's Russia to the American South of Faulkner and O'Connor), the international short story (Calvino, Gordimer, Kincaid, Trevor), stories from Latin America (Cortazar, Ortega, Borges, Garcia-Marquez), or contemporary American short fiction (Bobbie Ann Mason, Tobias Wolff, Raymond Carver). Prerequisite: ENG 102