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The American Short Story

This course concentrates on the development and diversity of the American short story by studying stories from writers such as Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Jewett, Wharton, Hughes, Hemingway, Walker, Alexie, Cisneros, Lahiri, and others. The course includes analysis of individual stories as well as collections with an emphasis on the wide range of voices that have contributed to the short story tradition in American literature.

Core Curriculum Designation: DD, WI
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0