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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

International Short Story


This class offers an introduction to the short story as a literary genre and will cover works from different parts of the world. The course is designed to familiarize students with the analytical tools to read, interpret, and discuss short fiction. We will explore the cultural contexts and the power relations operative with each individual story, especially with reference to race, class, and gender. Assigned texts may include fantastic tales, surprise endings, or science fiction. (Gen. Ed. AL)
Course Details

Winter 2021

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 16, 2021
Krzysztof Rowinski
Base Cost: $1,608 ($402/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Dec 07, 2020
End date: Jan 16, 2021
Last day to add: Dec 11, 2020
Last day to drop: Dec 11, 2020
Last day to withdraw: Dec 31, 2020