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 authors such as, Angela Carter, Jorge Luis Borges, Lydia Davis, Amy Hempel, Denis Johnson, William Faulkner, Mary Gaitskill, Jhumpa Lahiri, Toni Cade Bambara, Franz Kafka, Yasunari Kawabata, Roberto Bolaņo, Jamaica Kincaid, and others.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Responses to assigned readings, occasional exercises, two short stories, one revision, and a final portfolio. Attendance at every class required. There is a workshop component to this course so participating in class discussions is essential.
|Instructor(s): Martin,Douglas Arthur Times: .M.W... 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 4||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 3||FR: 3|
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