This course will focus on the writing of nonfiction and the forms of the English essay. Readings will be drawn from a range of genres, both nonfiction and fiction, including memoirs and profiles, historical and contemporary commentary, short stories and novels.
Intercultural Literacy, Writing
The readings in this course have a cross-cultural focus; the students come from a wide variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The course focuses on developing the ability to write in a variety of non-fiction genres and emphasizes the editing and revision processes.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Zinsser: ON WRITING WELL;
Kingston: THE WOMAN WARRIOR;
Le: THE GANGSTER WE ARE ALL LOOKING FOR;
Rushdie: HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES;
Adichie: PURPLE HIBISCUS
|Examination and Assignments: |
Writing assignments weekly.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
To apply for admission, complete the application form available at 294 High Street/Downey House, Rm. 103, or Butterfield B310. Deadline to apply: Tuesday, January 19. This course gives preference to students whose primary fluency is in languages other than English or who are fluent in more than one language; it is open to anyone interested in a course with a cross-cultural focus.
This course contributes to the English major Theory and Literary Forms concentration.
|Instructor(s): Hadler,Alice Berliner Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: TBA|
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 16
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|