ENGL 303:001
THE SHORT STORY


Class NOTES / Commentary

Last Updated: 15 July 2019



        
--To the Most RECENT "Class Notes" Updates--
   IMMEDIATE ASSIGNMENTS:
• For M, 8/26: get texts (at least The Art of the Short Story—the Gioia and Gwynn anthology—for now)

• For W, 8/28: "The Art of the Short Story" (Gioia and Gwynn 3-6); Poe: "The Tale and Its Effect" (725); Joyce: "Epiphanies" (464)

• For F, 8/30: "The Elements of Short Fiction" (Gioia and Gwynn 849-862 [skim?!])
 




N OTE: I am intentionally brief, even abbreviatory, in the following NOTES because I mean them to function as reminders & sources of review rather than to serve in lieu of coming to class: they DON'T. However, this page has a further usefulness: by "Commentary," I mean that some points in these class notes are expanded upon (and re-organized) in ways that our limited class time—and my rather manic teaching style—disallowed. . . .

 

 M, Aug. 26th:: Syllabus/course introduction . . .

••"For Better Social Skills, Scientists Recommend a Little Chekhov"••

••"Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction"••


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 W, Aug. 28th:: "The Art (& Times) of The Short Story" (PowerPoint) . . .


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 F, Aug. 30th::


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