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Contemporary American Short Stories (ENGLISH 177B)

AMSTUD
177B
Instructors
Trahan, J. (PI)
Jones, G. (PI)
Section Number
1
An exploration of the power and diversity of the American short story ranging from the 1970s to the present day. By examining short stories historically, critically, and above all as art objects, students will learn how to read, interpret, critique, and enjoy short stories as social, political, and humanist documents. Students will learn techniques to craft their own short stories and their own critical essays in a course that combines creative practice and the art of critical appreciation.
Academic Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
WAY-A-II, WAY-CE
Units
3-5
Course Tags
Literature, Culture, and the Arts
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Thursday
Start Time
5:30 PM
End Time
8:20 PM
Location
Green Earth Sciences150