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IMF 51606
Fiction Genres I:
LGBTQ+ Fiction

Instructor: Christopher Candice

Class Type: Literature

Course Description:
This course is an intensive survey and analysis of contemporary LGBTQ+ fiction and its authors, including the study and practice of close-reading techniques. Authors studied will include emerging fiction writers currently publishing important works focusing on the LGBTQ+ community, as well as established contemporary masters in the field LGBTQ+ themed fiction. Arranged chronologically, the class readings will span from the early 20th century to the present day. Introduces aesthetic and strategic concepts with a focus on narrative, point-of-view, theme, character, and style.

No textbook is required. Reading materials will be linked in the course. 


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