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ENG 310 Studies in Literary Genres

The 19th Century American Short Story (2nd Half)

One could argue that the short story form as we know it today was born in the 19th century America. In this course we will read some of the great writers and stories that defined and shaped that form. Authors will include Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, James, Chessnutt, Crane, Wharton, and Chopin.

 Prerequisite: One English Literature course, taken at Wabash.

Credits: 1