Catalogue 2012 - 2013

MAET 563 Literary Studies-Genres

Credits

3 cr.

Course Description

Using selected texts from around the world, this course offers in-depth study of a range of literary genres and the conventions that distinguish them. Goals of the course include exploring how literary form reflects an author's purpose, how it shapes meaning, and how combining forms can uniquely express complex themes and issues. Genres studied are likely to include short stories, novels, plays, and memoirs.