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U350-611 The Contemporary Short Story

This course looks at some of the most provocative short fiction of our time. Students will examine high-interest contemporary issues: relationships (couples, parents, and children), self-discovery, poverty, career and workplace, and escape from reality (fantasy, science fiction, horror). Authors include Raymond Carter, John Updike, Joyce Carol Oates, Louise Erdrich, Richard Ford, Stephen King, and Ray Bradbury.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
PrerequisitesCompletion of an introductory course in literature with a C or better or the equivalent
Credits3 undergraduate credits
Assignments & ExamsSee Syllabus
Delivery MethodPrint
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date6 months after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
*If you are a full-time UW student,
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Course Materials
Fiction 100: An Anthology of Short Stories
(ISBN: 0130143286) Edition: 9th

Reader`s Guide to Accompany Fiction 100
(ISBN: 0130190969) Edition: 9th

U350-611 Course Guide
Edition: current
The Course Guide will be emailed as a pdf file within 1-3 days of registration.

Check the syllabus to find out whether your materials are optional or required.

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