LiteratureLIT 190G Frame Tale Fictions

Introduces several major works of world literature through their shared employment of the frame tale. Topics: permutations of stories as they pass from collection to collection, frame's narrative structure, meaning of storytelling within such collections. Readings: The Arabian Nights, The Decameron and selected modern texts. Critical approach designations: Genres, Histories. Distribution requirement: Pre-1750, Senior Seminar.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LIT 101. Enrollment is restricted to senior literature majors.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Deanna Shemek