Margaret Atwood (Margaret Atwood) in spring 2015
Benczik Vera, Wed 14:30–16:00, R433, host: DAS (R306)
4-credit seminar, 30 h/term; strong prereq: FLI11-101
description & set texts
This course takes a look at one of the leading figures of Canada's literary scene, Margaret Atwood, whose career has spanned more than four decades. She works in diverse modes, ranging from the realistic to the fantastic, and writes prose, poetry and literary criticism. During the course of the seminar we are going to sample this varied oeuvre, and look at poems, short stories and novels, rewritten fairy tales, realist social commentary, gothic stories and dystopian visions, all by the grande dame of Canadian literature.
requirements & assessment
Regular attendance, and participation in class work, written essay.