Writing Creative Nonfiction|
Students in this course are invited to write nonfiction narratives, profiles, memoir, family sketches, reviews, commentary, travel pieces, or other forms of literary nonfiction, shaping the assignments to suit their own interests. The readings serve as models for these exercises.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-Literature)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Readings include selections from BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS and BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING, and pieces by such writers as Annie Dillard, George Orwell, Joan Didion, Dubravka Ugresic, Philip Gourevitch, William Finnegan, Michael Ondaatje, Anne Fadiman, Adrienne LeBlanc, Chang-rae Lee, Charles Bowden, and W.G. Sebald.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly writing assignments.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
The course meets twice a week. One meeting is devoted to discussion of the readings and to questions of form and style. In the second meeting, students work in small groups and edit work-in-progress.
|Instructor(s): Greene,Anne F. Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: DWNY113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 5||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: -5||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 10||FR: X|
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