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We will discuss Vladimir Nabokov’s essay “The Art of Literature and Commonsense,” as well as three stories: “Signs and Symbols,” also by Nabokov; “Vandals” by Alice Munro; and “The 5:48” by John Cheever.
Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Winter quarter 2021.
All times are listed in Pacific Time.
Class Type: 1 SessionFeatured Writers, Fiction, Multigenre, Nonfiction
Start Date: 03/17/2017
Days of the Week: Friday
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 16
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Mary Gaitskill is the author of the novels The Mare; Veronica, which was nominated for the 2005 National Book Award, National Critic’s Circle Award, and the LA Times Book Award; and Two Girls, Fat and Thin. She is also the author of the story collections Bad Behavior; Because They Wanted To, which was nominated for the PEN/Faulkner; and Don’t Cry. Gaitskill’s stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Esquire, Best American Short Stories, and The O. Henry Prize Stories.