Susana Gullco Groisman: "Exploring the Short Story in English" (APIBA Lit SIG special session)

 

ENROLMENT (free of charge!)

 

 

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SCHEDULE

09.30 - 10.00: REGISTRATION
10.00 - 10.30: Revisiting some ideas about fiction and faction and some approaches to the short story (Poe, Cortázar, Borges, O'Connor).
10.30 - 11.00: Whole-group discussion of two (delicious!) stories by Jeannette Winterson: “Xmas in New York” and “Susie's Xmas Eve Gravlax” (from her latest collection "Xmas Days, 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days", Jonathan Cape, 2016)
11.00 - 11.30: COFFEE BREAK
11.30 - 12.30 Division into groups. Stories: "Tergvinder's Stone" by W.S. Merwin and “Wunderkind” by Carson McCullers.
12.00 - 12.30 “The Ballad of the Sad Café” by Carson McCullers (a ‘nouvelle’=’a long story’). Task: Contrast between short story and ‘nouvelle’


BIBLIOGRAPHY

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BORGES, Jorge Luis. “El Cuento y Yo”. Del Cuento y sus Alrededores. Pacheco, C. y B.Linares, Luis (compiladores), Monte Avila Editores, 1997.
CORTAZAR, Julio. “Algunos aspectos del cuento”. La Habana, Revista Casa de las Américas, 1962.
MERWIN, W.S. “Tergvinder’s Stone”. The Norton Reader: an Anthology of Expository Prose, Norton & Co, 1977.
O’CONNOR, Frank. The Lonely Voice, MacMillan & Co, 1962/63/65.
POE, Edgar A. “The Philosophy of Composition”, 1846.
POE, Edgar A. “Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne”, 1842/1894.
WINTERSON, Jeanette. "Christmas Days. 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days." Jonathan Cape, 2016.

Webliography:
“Wunderkind” and “The Ballad of the Sad Café” by Carson McCullers.

 

Location Av Triunvirato 3174, C.A.B.A. (I.N.S.P.T. UTN)