ENGL 693 (01) - Special Topics in Literature

Special Topics in Literature

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 16148
A) Old English Literature, B) Medieval Literature, C) 16th Century, D) 17th Century, E) 18th Century, F) English Romantic Period, G) Victorian Period, H) 20th Century, I) Drama, J) Novel, K) Poetry, L) Nonfiction, M) American Literature, N) A Literary Problem, O) Literature of the Renaissance, R) Race and Racial Theories. The precise topics and methods of each section vary. Barring duplication of subject, course may be repeated for credit. For details, see course descriptions available in the English department. (Not offered every year.) Special fee on some topics.
Section Comments: Special Topic: Masterworks of Short Fiction
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 2 times.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Stephanie Harzewski

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm HS 107
Additional Course Details: 

Fall 2024 Special Topic: Masterworks of Short Fiction 

This course surveys exemplary achievement in short fiction, with an emphasis on the contemporary period in America and the UK. Together these stories and novellas offer a context for literary terms, subgenres, and historical contexts, as well as diverse opportunities for close reading. Besides regular attendance and a class presentation, writing assignments--blog posts and a range of analytical and creative writing options--enable further investigation of these perennial and new classics!

This course satisfies the Literature After 1800 requirement for English Majors. 

This course satisfies a Post-1800 Literature requirment for English Literature,  English: TBD majors, English/Journalism, English/Law 3+3 Majors.

This course may count as one of two upper-level Literature courses required for English Teaching Majors. 

In Fall 2024 this course may count as one of three classes with a 'Digital Humanities' (DH) component by English: TBD majors.