English 166

Special Topics: Readings for Writers/Narrating the Nation

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2007 Mukherjee, Bharati
Mukherjee (Blaise), Bharati
TTh 11-12:30 110 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Flaubert, G.: Madame Bovary; Fitzgerald, F. S.: The Great Gatsby; Morrison, T.: Beloved; Erdrich, L.: Love Medicine; Mukherjee, B.: Jasmine; Forster, E.M.: Howards End; Gordimer, N.: July?s People; Naipaul, V.S.: A Bend in the River; Ondaatje, M.: In the Skin of the Lion


This course will focus on each author?s representation or invention of foundational national myths. Students will explore the intimate connection between narrative strategy and construction of meaning.

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