COMP 111 Fall 2014 The Nature of Narrative (W)

Cross Listed as ENGL120
This course examines the nature and workings of narrative using texts drawn from a wide range of different traditions, media, and genres. Readings may include Greek and Chinese classics (Homer, Xiyouji), 19th-century French, German, and Russian novels (Flaubert, Kleist, Lermontov), 20th-century Latin American fiction (Marquez), and contemporary American graphic narrative and film (Bechdel, Mamet). We will also read some short works of literary theory from around the world to help us broaden our idea of what literature can be and do. All readings in English.
Class Format: seminar
Requirements/Evaluation: regular attendance, ungraded creative project, several short response assignments, two 4- to 5-page papers, and one paper rewrite
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Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preference: students considering a major in Comparative Literature
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Divisional Attributes: Division I,Writing Intensive
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Enrollment Limit: 19
Expected Enrollment: 19
Class Number: 1337
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COMP 111 - 01 (F) SEM The Nature of Narrative (W) Division 1: Languages and the ArtsWriting Intensive Christopher A. Bolton
TF 2:35 PM-3:50 PM Hollander 040 1337
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