Course Schedule - Spring 17

     

FREN 355 001 (CRN: 23908)

MODERN SHORT STORY

Long Title: MODERN SHORT STORY: TOWARDS AN ETHICS OF FICTION
Department: Classical and European Studies
Instructor: Harter, Deborah A.
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM TR MCA 205 (9-JAN-2017 - 21-APR-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 1
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 19
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 24
Enrollment data as of: 28-MAR-2017 1:15AM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
28-APR-2017  2:00PM - 5:00PM F TBA TBA
 
Description: Study of great modern short fiction with emphasis on reading as an ethical enterprise. Selected critical essays complement works from Melville to Maupassant, Flaubert to Kafka to O'Connor as we talk about alienation and solitude, death and violence and the vicissitudes of family. Does not count toward French major. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Any 200-level course or above in English or French Studies, or HUMA 101 or 102.