Modern European Short Fiction

ENGLISH 244

Comprehensive examination of several important works of modern European short fiction by authors such as Kafka, Woolf, Svevo, Sartre, Joyce, Proust, Mann, Schnitzler, Gogol, and Calvino. While stories will be contextualized historically, culturally, and geographically, course is organized into thematic units, including animals, home, punishment, and love, to facilitate comparative analysis. Students engage critically with concepts such as identity, trauma, genre, and narrative form. No prerequisites. Instructor: Ziolkowski
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • GERMAN 243
  • ICS 212
  • ITALIAN 220
  • JEWISHST 243
  • LIT 244
  • ROMST 206
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring