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Four Masters of the Short Story

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ClassGraphic Short stories have the power to entertain, inform, and even heal. Interpreting those stories and uncovering the author’s message, is a noble, challenging task. That task is the goal of this study group. Each week one complex story by a master author is vigorously dissected for their ideas. During a lively exchange of interpretations, participants learn from one another and refine their own positions. At discussion’s end all have a clearer sense of the author’s words and, week by week, all become more adept at literary interpretation. There are neither prerequisites for this study group nor is specialized knowledge required. The coordinators will provide any necessary definitions of literary terms as well as guidance on how to lead a discussion. The books for fall 2020 are: Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017); Come Together, Fall Apart by Cristina Henriquez (Riverhead, 2007); What Is Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi (Riverhead, 2017); and All the Time in the World by E.L. Doctorow (Random House, 2011).

Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Virtual - Any Location

Glen Phillips 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/14/2020 - 12/14/2020 Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM N/A, Virtual - Any Location  Map Glen Phillips