The Craft of Fiction

Study and analysis of major examples of the novel, novella, and short story to disclose the technical choices confronted by their authors. Consideration of theme and its formulation; choice of protagonists and minor characters; techniques of characterization; point of view; reflexivity and the author?s relation to his or her material; structure of the narrative; deployment of symbol and image clusters; and questions of rhythm, style, tone, and atmosphere. Complemented by the study of critical works.

Term

Section

Instructor

Schedule

Location

Spring 2022

1
Brandon Taylor
ONLI
1
Hari Mohan Kunzru
M: 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM VERN 103
1
Leigh Owings Newman
ONLI
1
Nadifa Mohamed
W: 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM VERN 103
1
Uzodinma Chukuka Iweala
ONLI
1
Zadie Smith
ONLI
1
Darin B Strauss
ONLI
1
John David Freeman
ONLI
1
Julie Ellen Orringer
T: 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM VERN 103
1
Katie Kitamura
ONLI
1
Nathan Englander
ONLI

Fall 2022

1
Brandon Taylor
ONLI
1
Darin B Strauss
M: 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM VERN 103
1
Darin B Strauss
ONLI
1
Hari Mohan Kunzru
ONLI
1
Jonas Hassen Khemiri
W: 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM VERN 111
1
Katie Kitamura
ONLI
1
Leigh Owings Newman
ONLI
1
Nathan Englander
ONLI
1
Raven Baptiste
ONLI
1
Uzodinma Chukuka Iweala
W: 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM VERN 103
1
Uzodinma Chukuka Iweala
ONLI