Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: The Literature of the American 1960s|
This workshop course will give students experience in writing for public audiences about literary and social history, along with practice in editing and collaborating to produce effective prose. Our focus will be on the literary and social history of the 1960s in the U.S. Each student will select an author or publication to research and report on and will work collaboratively with classmates to sharpen his or her writing. Featured genres in which students will practice will include: book review, interview, profile, memoir and others.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL-Amer Lit)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Short essays and articles, independently chosen reading projects
|Examination and Assignments: |
6 short writing projects in various genres, including book review, interview, profile, op-ed, obituary and others.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course contributes to the American Literature and Theory and Literary Forms concentrations of the English major.
|Instructor(s): McCann,Sean Times: ...W... 07:10PM-10:00PM; Location: CRT285; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 12||SR major: 8||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: X||FR: X|