Department of English

University of Toronto

ENG328Y1Y L0301

ENG328Y1Y  L0301   T1-3, R1
Modern Fiction to 1960
Instructor: Professor Adam Hammond 
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 624

Brief Description of Course: A study of representative fiction from the period

Required Reading: E. M. Forster, Howards End (Penguin); Ford Madox Ford, The Good Soldier (Broadview);Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway (Oxford); Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises (Scribner); Jean Rhys, Voyage in the Dark (Penguin); Mulk Raj Anand, Untouchable (Penguin); Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes WereWatching God (HarperPerennial); Patricia Highsmith, The Talented Mr. Ripley (Vintage); Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (Vintage). Shorter fiction (HenryJames, In the Cage; Joseph Conrad, The Secret Sharer; James Joyce, “Araby”and “The Dead”; Katherine Mansfield, “Je ne parle pas français” and “Bliss”) will be posted on Blackboard. Two full issues of literary journals (WyndhamLewis, ed., Blast 1; Wallace Thurman,ed., Fire!!) will be available online.

 First Three Authors/Texts: Highsmith, James, Conrad.

Method of Instruction: Lecture.

Method of Evaluation: Archival research project (10%), first-term essay (20%), magazine project (15%), second-term essay (20%), final exam (25%), participation and discussion (10%).

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