Approaches to Writing Creative Nonfiction|
A weekly workshop on writing creative nonfiction. Weekly short writing exercises will be assigned. Each exercise will focus on an essential component of nonfiction writing, such as conflict, tone, character, place, dialogue and argument. Students will also complete one longer piece (5,000 words) by end of semester.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Styron, William, DARKNESS VISIBLE
Finnegan, William, COLD NEW WORLD
Karr, Mary, CHERRY
Other materials by Frank Conroy, Joan Didion, Paul Horgan, Somerset Maugham, George Orwell, Donna Tartt.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Brief weekly writing exercises. One long essay.
|Instructor(s): Barber,Charles Matthew Times: ...W... 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: -2||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 8||FR: 7|