Modern European Short Fiction
(ITALIAN 336 / ROMST 206 / GERMAN 243 / JEWISHST 243 / LIT 244 / ICS 212 / ENGLISH 244)
Saskia Ziokowski

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. Taught in English. Codes: CCI, EI, ALP, CZ.