Department of English

University of Toronto

ENG328Y1Y - L0101

ENG328Y1Y L0101  T12-2, R12 
Modern Fiction to 1960
Professor Adam Hammond
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Office Address: 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 Were Watching God (HarperPerennial); Patricia Highsmith, The Talented Mr. Ripley (Norton); Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (Vintage). Shorter fiction (Henry James, The Turn of the Screw; Joseph Conrad, The Secret Sharer; James Joyce, “Araby” and “The Dead”; Katherine Mansfield, “Bliss”) will be posted on Blackboard. Two full issues of literary journals (Wyndham Lewis, 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%); exam (25%); participation and discussion (10%).

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