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21L.705 Major Authors: After the Masterpiece: Novels by Melville, Twain, Faulkner, and Morrison | Literature

21L.705 Major Authors: After the Masterpiece: Novels by Melville, Twain, Faulkner, and Morrison | Literature

This seminar provides intensive study of exciting texts by four influential American authors. In studying paired works, we can enrich our sense of each author's distinctive methods, get a deeper sense of the development of their careers, and shake up our preconceptions about what makes an author or a work "great." Students will get an opportunity to research an author in depth, as well as making broader comparisons across the syllabus.... Show More

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