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


Week 1: Jenny Erpenbeck. The Book of Words. 2004. [Germany]

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

Week 3: Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida. That Hair. 2015. [Portugal]

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

Week 5: Emily Strout. My Name is Lucy Barton. 2016. USA

Week 6: Reading week

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

Week 8: Kazuo Ishiguro. Klara and the Sun. 2020. [UK]

Week 9: Damon Galgut. The Promise. 2021. [South Africa]

Week 10: Eloghosa Osunde. Vagabonds! 2022. [Nigeria]