Faculty of Arts


ENGLISH 356

The Modern Novel


Description

A study of fiction. The prescribed works vary widely in their country of origin, formal elements and themes. Some are recognised as classics, while others show the new directions taken by the writers of the time. The texts are given detailed consideration as well as being placed within social and critical contexts.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for ENGLISH 356.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s)  Joe Barnes

Reading/Texts

Patricia Highsmith, The Talented Mr Ripley

Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man 

Chris Ware, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth

Franz Kafka, The Trial

WG Sebald, The Emigrants

Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun

Michael Chabon, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union

Points

ENGLISH 356: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in English

Restrictions

ENGLISH 220


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