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: (CWRC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Special Attributes: FYS|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
George Eliot, MIDDLEMARCH
Halldór Laxness, INDEPENDENT PEOPLE
David Foster Wallace, INFINITE JEST
|Examinations 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.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
THIS SECTION IS A FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (FYS) CLASS.
|Instructor(s): Scibona,Salvatore Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: 167 HIGH; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: 15|
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