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CS92PROD
Creative Writing
COL 201
Fall 2008
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.

In this creative writing course, students will analyze narrative techniques of masters of the short story such as Anton Chekov, William Faulkner, E.P. Jones, Octavia Butler, Italo Calvino, Julio Cortazar, Richard Bausch, Patricia Highsmith, J.D. Salinger, Bernard Malamud, Alice Munro, and Flannery O'Connor. Students will study various ways to structure narratives and develop characters; examine problems related to perspective and psychic distance in third- and first-person narratives; explore sophisticated narrative techniques involving parallel and non-chronological plots; and study ways of plotting long stories or novellas and organizing short story collections. After writing original stories employing narrative techniques learned in class, students will share their writing in workshops.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Reading & Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA COL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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