Stories and Storytelling

COLT 0610P S01 [CRN: 26251]

An introduction to stories, how they are constructed, and how they are told. We will explore the role of storytellers in the creation of a story, the idea of “plot,” the forms that stories take, and the category of fiction itself—in essence, how and why stories are made, and made up. Our discussion will range from topics such as fictional forms, the acts of reading and of telling, the role of memory, and the invention of self, to questions of time and duration. Texts examined will be drawn from a variety of genres, periods, and cultures. FYS
Course Syllabus
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Term
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Course Attributes
First Year Seminar
Primary Instructor
Meetings
09:00 am - 10:20 am Mon, Wed - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
02 (May 9, 2014 2:00pm)