Main Profile

At A Glance

Studies in Fiction: Rethinking the American Masterpiece

What has been said of Moby-Dickthat it's the greatest novel no one ever readscould just as well be said of any number of American "classics" like The Scarlet Letter, Uncle Tom's Cabin, or The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This course reconsiders a small number of nineteenth-century American novels by presenting each in a surprising context.

Start Date: Sep 01, 2007
Cost: Free

Contact

Studies in Fiction: Rethinking the American Masterpiece's Full Profile

Overview

Description

What has been said of Moby-Dickthat it's the greatest novel no one ever readscould just as well be said of any number of American "classics" like The Scarlet Letter, Uncle Tom's Cabin, or The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This course reconsiders a small number of nineteenth-century American novels by presenting each in a surprising context.

Details

  • Dates: Sep 01, 2007 to Dec 20, 2007
  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Dr. Wyn Kelley
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW

Provider Overview

About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

Latest Tweet

Questions about Studies in Fiction: Rethinking the American Masterpiece

Want more info about Studies in Fiction: Rethinking the American Masterpiece? Get free advice from education experts and Noodle community members.

  • Answer