ENGL 3287 Aspects of Fiction

4 credits; 4 hours

A study of the novel and short story from various perspectives; history of the forms; elements of construction?plot, character, point of view, time; literary influences; social, political, and cultural issues of class, race, gender, etc. Emphasis varies by semester and interests of the instructor. Wherever appropriate, readings to be chosen from among a diverse group of writers. Fulfills Breadth and Depth Area Studies B requirement: Genre, Thematic Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 [1 or 1.7] Prerequisite or corequisite: ENGL 1012 [2]


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

Access the college's current and recent course bulletins.