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Syllabus

2020/2021

Background reading (please prepare before the first seminar): Terry Eagleton, 'What Is a Novel?'

Week 1: G√ľnter Grass. Crabwalk. 2002. [Germany]

Week 2: Olga Tokarczuk. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead. 2009. [Poland]

Week 3: Dulce Maria Cardoso. The Return. 2011. [Portugal]

Week 4: Max Porter. Grief Is the Thing with Feathers. 2016. [UK]

Week 5: Chico Buarque de Holanda. My German Brother. 2014. [Brazil]

Week 6: Reading week

Week 7: Jesmyn Ward. Sing, Unburied, Sing. 2017. [USA]

Week 8: Bernardine Evaristo. Girl, Woman, Other. 2019. [UK]

Week 9: Sally Rooney. Normal People. 2019. [Ireland]

Week 10: Oyinkan Braithwaite. My Sister, the Serial Killer. 2019. [Nigeria]