ENG 249 European Fiction, 3 credits

This course introduces students to important figures in the tradition of modern European fiction. Authors may include Stendhal, Goethe, Balzac, Flaubert, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Lampedusa, Beckett, Camus, and Calvino. Students will be introduced to conventions of realism and the romance tradition, as well as the intellectual, social, and historical backgrounds of the modern centuries. (Fall 2015 and later)