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The Fantastic in Narrative Imagination
COL 105
Spring 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: RUSS 290

Literature of the fantastic plays an important role in the history of modern European and Russian fiction from the 18th to the 20th century. This course will focus on the narrative implications of the fantastic and its development as a popular genre in relation to national histories and the history of the novel. In distinction from the realist trajectory of representing the world as rational, the fantastic tests the limits of the irrational and the uncanny. The class will explore the evolution of the transgressive themes of self, consciousness, anxiety, and sexual desire.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA COL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUN-21-2024
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