The Uplifting, Passionate, Short Story

OSH 363 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English

Course Description:

In this course, we will examine several short story writers and one of their works each week.

Required Text:  50 Great Short Stories (Bantam Classics) 1983 (can be purchased for under $10 online from Amazon and other booksellers).

Summer 1:  

Week 1 John Steinbeck

Week 2 Edith Wharton

Week 3 John O’Hara

Week 4 Joseph Conrad

Week 5 Dorothy Parker

Week 6 Guy de Maupassant


Summer 2:   

Week 1 Sylvia Townsend Warner

Week 2 Steven Vincent Benet

Week 3 James Thurber

Week 4 Carson McCullers

Week 5 Somerset Maugham

Week 6 H.G. Wells


Instructor:  Ms. Jeannie DeQuine


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This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all OLLI at UM fall courses will be taught remotely, via Zoom.

OLLI 2020-2021 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
OLLI 2020-2021 Membership Added to cart upon enrollment.
Starts: 8/1/2020 Ends: 7/31/2021