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MFA Course Descriptions

IMF 56100
Classic Foundational Literature: Fiction

Instructor: Christopher Candice

Class Type: Literature

Course Description:

This course is an intensive survey and analysis of foundational classic literary fiction and its authors, including study of the schools of literary criticism. Authors studied will include masters of the literary novel and the literary short story form who have contributed important work to the literary canon. This course is highly recommended for students declaring a Fiction emphasis for the MFA in Writing degree.


The Story and Its Writer
Ann Charters
Bedford St. Martin's, 10th edition, 2019
ISBN 9781319105600

NOTE: Do NOT buy the Compact Version of this text, which does not include all class readings.


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