21L.003 Introduction to Fiction

As taught in: Spring 2002

Painting of a woman wearing an ermine-trimmed robe, writing at a desk.

Johannes Vermeer, A Lady Writing, c. 1665. (Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Art.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Elizabeth Fox
(Communication-Intensive Tutor)

Dr. Howard Eiland

Course Description

This course investigates the uses and boundaries of fiction in a range of novels and narrative styles, traditional and innovative, western and non-western, and raises questions about the pleasures and meanings of verbal texts in different cultures, times, and forms.