21L.003 Reading Fiction

As taught in: Fall 2008

Painting by Mark Rothko - 1949 - No. 3/No. 13.

"No.3/No.13 by Mark Rothko-1949." (Image courtesy of kamikazecactus.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Kimberly Vaeth

Course Features

Course Description

This course offers students ways to become more engaged and curious readers for life. By learning the language of selected short stories and novels, students learn the language of literary description. There will be a strong emphasis on class discussion and writing. Readings will include fiction by O'Conner, Joyce, Tolstoy, Mann, Shelley, and Baldwin.