The Short Story

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Course No: ENGL.2120-032; SIS Class Nbr: 13072

Course Description

Studies the development of the short story from Poe and Chekhov to the present.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ENGL.1010/1020 pre-req
  • Special Notes: AH
  • Section Notes: P: ENGL.1020; requires MS Word; We'll read classic, contemporary, and cutting edge short stories by authors from diverse backgrounds who compose in an array of styles including, but not limited to, drama, mystery, horror, science fiction, and magical realism. We'll practice close active reading and explore and express our personal reactions to authors' works. Coursework includes short weekly response analyses, quizzes, class discussions, a midterm and a final.
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Tracy Michaels
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Dec 03
  • Chat Hours: Wed 6-7pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1110
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts, B.A. in English, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology

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