HIST 440 Fiction and History (3 credits)

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Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)


History : This course examines why and how books are classified as fiction or history. Topics include: social expectations and uses of literature; evidence and verification; the author as authority. Readings include history and fiction from various historical periods, and relevant scholarship.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Partner, Nancy F (Winter)

  • Prerequisite: 6 credits at the 300 level in either history or literature