Narrative Literature

Catherine S. Cox, Narrative Literature, Summer 2016

Course Description

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

-Bantam/Mandelbaum edition of Virgil's Aeneid
-Norton Critical Don Quijote
-Bantam/Ginsburg Notes from Underground
-Alison Bechdel's Fun Home

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Narrative Literature, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

-Mary Prince’s History of Mary Prince
-Khaled Hosseini’s And the Mountain Echoed
-Patricia McCormick’s Sold
-Octavia Butler’s Blood Child
-Sir Hugh Clifford’s “Flight of the Jungle Folks”

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Narrative Literature, Spring 2015

Course Description:

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

-Yasunari Kawabata’s Thousand Cranes
-Knut Hamsun’s Growth of the Soil
-Donia Bijan’s Maman’s Homesick Pie
-Laura Esquival’s Like Water for Chocolate

Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Narrative Literature, Fall 2014

Course Description:

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

-Hosseini, Hhaled. Kite Runner. New York: The Berkley, 2003.
-Le, Nam. The Boat. New York: Vintage Books, 2008.
-Marquez, Garbriel Garcia. One Hundred Years of Solitude. New York: Harper Perennial, 2006.
-Mukherjee, Bharati. The Middleman and Other Stories. New York: Groove, 1988.

Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Narrative Literature, Spring 2013

Course Description:

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

-Booth, Alison and Kelly J. Mays, eds. The Norton Introduction to Literature. ( Portable Tenth Edition). Bedford, St. Martin: Boston, 2011.
-Cather, Willa. My Antonia. Penguin: New York, 1994.
-Brook, Geraldine. People of the Book. Penguin: 2008.

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Catherine S. Cox, Narrative Literature, Summer 2014

Course Description

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

Norton Critical Don Quijote
Bantam/Ginsburg Notes from Underground
New Directions/Levitin Soulstorm.

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Narrative Literature, Spring 2014

Course Description:

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

Abbott, H. Porter. The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative. 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Heaney, Seamus, trans. Beowulf. Bilingual Edition. New York: W.W. Norton, 2000.

Tennyson, Alfred Lord. Idylls of the King. London: Penguin Books, 2004.

Tzu, Sun. The Art of War. London: Oxford University Press, 1971.

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Narrative Literature, Fall 2013

Course Description:

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink by Kevin Young
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Stealing Buddha’s Dinner: A Memoir by Bich Minh Nguyen

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