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Reading Fiction, Spring 2007
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Reading Fiction is designed to sharpen your skills as a critical reader. ... More

Reading Fiction is designed to sharpen your skills as a critical reader. As we explore both short stories and novels focusing on the theme of "the city in literature," we will learn about the various elements that shape the way we read texts - structure, narrative voice, character development, novelistic experimentation, historical and political contexts and reader response. Less

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Literature
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M.I.T.
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Braithwaite, Alisa
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Script Analysis, Fall 2011
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This course focuses on reading a script theatrically with a view to ... More

This course focuses on reading a script theatrically with a view to mounting a coherent production. Through careful, intensive reading of a variety of plays from different periods and different aesthetics, a pattern emerges for discerning what options exist for interpretating a script. The Fall 2005 version of this course contains alternate readings and assignments sections. Less

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Alan Brody
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Studies in Fiction: Rethinking the American Masterpiece, Fall 2007
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Intensive study of a range of texts by a single author or ... More

Intensive study of a range of texts by a single author or by a limited group of authors whose achievements are mutually illuminating. Some attention to narrative theory, and biographical and cultural backgrounds. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication. Topic: Joyce's Ulysses and Its Legacy. Less

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Ethnic Studies
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Kelley, Wyn
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Studies in Fiction: Stowe, Twain, and the Transformation of 19th-Century America, Fall 2004
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Intensive study of a range of texts by a single author or by a limited group of authors whose achievements are mutually illuminating. Some attention to narrative theory, and biographical and cultural backgrounds. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication. Topic: Joyce's Ulysses and Its Legacy. This seminar looks at two bestselling nineteenth-century American authors whose works made the subject of slavery popular among mainstream readers. Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain have subsequently become canonized and reviled, embraced and banned by individuals and groups at both ends of the political and cultural spectrum and everywhere in between. Less

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Literature
Ethnic Studies
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M.I.T.
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Kelley, Wyn
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