Expertise Texts

  1. 1/23: Richardson, Brian. Unnatural Voices: Extreme Narration in Modern and Contemporary Fiction. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2006.   Introduction and conclusion.
  2. 1/30: Berlant, Lauren.  “Introduction: Intimacy, Publicity, and Femininity.”  The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.
  3. 2/6: Doyle, Arthur Conan.  A Study in Scarlet. See me for more information.  (*Note: you’ll need to know the scholarly secondary source listed above in order to produce a comprehensive project for the class.)
  4. 2/13 (1): Gray, Jonathan. “Introduction: Film, Television and Off-Screen Studies,” and “Chapter 1, From Spoilers to Spinoffs: A Theory of Paratexts.” Show Sold Separately: Promos, Spoilers, and Other Media Paratexts.  New York: New York University Press, 2010.
  5. 2/13 (2): Sherlock Digital Media round up (blogs, twitter personas, tumblrs, etc.). See me for more information. (*Note: you’ll need to know the scholarly secondary source listed above in order to produce a comprehensive project for the class.)
  6. 2/20 (1): Saldivar, Ramon. “The Second Elevation of the Novel: Race, Form, and the Postrace Aesthetic in Contemporary Narrative.” Narrative, Vol 21, No. 1 (January 2013).
  7. 2/20 (2): Turk, Tisha.  “Intertextuality and the Collaborative Construction of Narrative: J.M. Coetzee’s Foe.”  Narrative, Vol 19, No. 3 (October 2011)
  8. 2/27: Shaviro, Steven. “Melancholia, or the Romantic Anti-Sublime.” Sequence. 1.1 (2012) http://reframe.sussex.ac.uk/sequence1/1-1-melancholia-or-the-romantic-anti-sublime/
  9. ***3/20 Empson, William. Seven Types of Ambiguity.  New York: New Directions, 1966.  [Note: I’d suggest that you take this on as a pair.]
  10.   4/3 Rosenfeld, Aaron S., “The ‘Scanty Plot’: Orwell, Pynchon, and the Poetics of Paranoia.” Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal, 0041462X, December 1, 2004, Vol. 50, Issue 4.
  11. 4/17  Dawson, Paul. “The Return of Omniscence in Contemporary Fiction” Narrative, Vol. 17, No. 2 (May 2009).
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