Since its invention in the midst of the 19th century, photography has existed in the world of fiction. The photographer became a literary character and photographs started to play the role of plot-organizing objects. This course looks at an array of short stories which make photography a central motif. Students will study works by Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Conan Doyle, Julio Cortazar, Daphne Du Maurier, and John Updike. All the required texts will be provided.