Modern European Short Fiction

ROMST 206

Comprehensive examination of several important works of modern European short fiction by authors such as Kafka, Woolf, Svevo, Sartre,  Joyce, Proust, Mann, Schnitzler, Gogol, and Calvino. While stories will be contextualized historically, culturally, and geographically, course is organized into thematic units, including animals, home, punishment, and love, to facilitate comparative analysis. Students engage critically with concepts such as identity, trauma, genre, and narrative form. No prerequisites.
 

Explore the culture and customs of these countries: 
Europe
ROMST 206 European Short Fiction
Faculty: 

Saskia Ziolkowski, saskia.ziolkowski@duke.edu

Crosslisting Numbers: 
ITALIAN 220, GERMAN 243, LIT 244, ENGLISH 244, JEWISHST 243, ICS 212
Areas of Knowledge: 
ALP, CZ
Modes of Inquiry: 
CCI, EI
Film, Visual & Performing Arts?
No
Literature in Translation?
Yes