Best Short Stories
The following stories showcase the exceptional talents of award winning authors. To quote Richard Ford, “They clean out the clutter, shove aside the impediments between readers and stories, treat us to gorgeous language, and stir our moral imaginations.” Our discussions are wonderfully rich and lively!
We will be using The Art of the Tale: An International Anthology of Short Stories, edited by Daniel Halpern, ISBN 978014007949
April 3: The Habit of Loving by Doris Lessing
The Challenge by Mario Vargas Llosa
April 17: The Conjurer Made Off with the Dish by Naguib Mafouz
The Last Mohican by Bernard Malamud
May 1: Eyes of a Blue Dog by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Pilgrimage by William Maxwell
May 15: First Love, Last Right by Ian McEwan
The Deal by Leonard Michaels
Seminar Leader: Before retiring to San Diego from suburban Chicago, Jane Jellinek owned a small independent bookstore. She has been involved in many literary conferences and has facilitated book-club discussions for many years.
Course Number: OSHR-70043 Credit: 0 units
|Dates||Class Type||Section ID||Fee|
|04/03/2017 - 05/15/2017||In-class||123341||$0.00|
Day and Time:
Monday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.