Introduction to Fiction

Painting of a woman wearing an ermine-trimmed robe, writing at a desk.

Johannes Vermeer, A Lady Writing, c. 1665. (Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Art.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

21L.003

As Taught In

Spring 2002

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course investigates the uses and boundaries of fiction in a range of novels and narrative styles, traditional and innovative, western and non-western, and raises questions about the pleasures and meanings of verbal texts in different cultures, times, and forms.

Fox, Elizabeth, and Howard Eiland. 21L.003 Introduction to Fiction, Spring 2002. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/literature/21l-003-introduction-to-fiction-spring-2002 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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