Short Story and Novel in Universal Literature


This course explores the evolution of the short story and novel in universal literature, covering topics such as medieval tales, the romantic movement, realist and naturalist novels of the 19th century, modernist and postmodernist approaches, and global perspectives in comparative literature.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the development of the short story and novel in universal literature, as well as the ability to critically analyze and compare different literary traditions and narrative forms.

Course program

The Evolution of the Short Story and Novel
Medieval Tales and Early Narrative Forms
The Romantic Movement and the Birth of the Modern Novel
Realist and Naturalist Novels of the 19th Century
The Short Story in the 19th Century
The Modernist Short Story and Novel
Modernist and Postmodernist Approaches to Short Stories and Novels
Themes and Techniques in Short Stories and Novels
Global Perspectives and Comparative Literature