Lit Classes

I’m scheduled to teach LIT 2013: Introduction to Fiction in the fall 2017, TR 9:30-10:45 a.m. Additionally, visit this link to view the complete Literature course offerings or visit IVCC’s Department of English page for a complete list of courses.

extra credit

What to expect: Students will read and discuss classic and contemporary fiction in the form of short stories, novellas, and novels with the objective of learning to appreciate the nuanced and philosophical layers present in fictional storytelling. Discussion will include common narrative themes, critical interpretations and approaches as well as opportunities to research author biographical information. Students will complete a 10 page research essay and present critical analysis in small groups throughout the semester. Reading selections will come from the textbook The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction and 2 novels chosen by instructor discretion and class vote.


Tuesdays and Thursday 9:30-10:45 a.m.


The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction edited by Bausch, shortened 8th edition
2 novels chosen by instructor and class vote

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LIT 2013 Course Syllabus & Calendar Example