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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

July 11: Patriotism by Yukio Mishima
Jewellery by Alberto Moravia

July 25: For Safi by Mohammed Mrabet
Spring in Fialta by Vladimir Nabokov

August 8: Naga by R.K. Narayan
The Tryst by Joyce Carol Oates

August 22: Sister Imelda by Edna O’Brien
The Artificial Nigger by Flannery O’Connor

Instructor: 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-70132   Credit: 0 units

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07/11/2017 - 08/22/2017 In-class 125108 $0.00  

Day and Time: Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Room 128, UCSD Extension Complex, 9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla