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MFA Course Descriptions

IMF 58100
Contemporary Foundational Literature: Fiction

Instructor: Christopher Candice

Class Type: Literature

Course Description: This course is an intensive survey and analysis of foundational contemporary literary fiction and its authors, including the study and practice of close-reading techniques. Authors studied will include emerging fiction writers currently publishing important works, as well as contemporary masters in the field of literary short fiction and the novel. This course is highly recommended for students declaring a Fiction emphasis for the MFA in Writing degree.

Textbook: 

The Story and Its Writer
Ann Charters
ISBN 9781457664618
(full edition -- NOT compact)

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301