A unique and exciting introduction to the genre and craft of historical fiction, for curious students, aspiring authors--anyone with a passion for the past. Read classics of the genre, encounter bestselling writers of historical fiction, and discover your own historical archive while interacting with a global community of interested readers.
Week 1:Course Roadmap
Week 2: What is Historical Fiction?
Week 3: Poetry and Exile in Ancient Rome: Jane Alison
Week 4: Two Centuries of Historical Fiction
Week 5: 19th Century Historical Fiction
Week 6: Seminar with Katherine Howe
Week 7: Seminar with Geraldine Brooks
Week 8: Seminar with Mary Beth Keane
Week 9: Seminar with Yangsze Choo
Week 10: Dialogues in Historical Fiction
Week 11: Assignments and Wrap-Up
Week 12: Resources