Upper-Division Seminar: Attachment and the Novel

Course Number: ENGL 197
Prerequisites: Upper-division standing, English majors only
Advisory Enrollment Information: This course cannot be repeated and is limited to upper-division English majors only.
Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 197
Quarter: Fall 2017
Instructor: Young, Kay
Day(s): MW
Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Location: SH 2617
Description:

What is love? What is loss? In this seminar we'll read four novels by contemporary women writers Toni Morrison, Nicole Krause, Ann Patchett, and Elena Ferrante in relation to modern theories of attachment to consider how the novel's representations of love and loss help us better understand and bear our attachments to others.