Techniques of Fiction|
This introduction to the elements of fiction and a range of authors is for people who want to write and through writing increase their understanding and appreciation for a variety of short stories.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Fiction by Jhumpa Lahiri, David Bezmozgis, Roberto Bolaņo, Lydia Davis, Denis Johnson, Amy Hempel, Franz Kafka, Rebecca Curtis, Leonard Michaels, Mary Gaitskill, George Saunders, and others.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Six short exercises in various elements of fiction, two short stories, one revision, and two short craft papers. Attendance at every class required. There is a workshop component to this course so participating in class discussions is essential.
|Instructor(s): Unferth,Deb Olin Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: FISK114; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 3||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 6||FR: 0|
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