|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Lex Williford (Editor) and Michael Martone (Editor), THE SCRIBNER ANTHOLOGY OF 50 AMERICAN STORIES SINCE 1970 (Touchstone Books)
Maria Mazziotti Gillan (Author), Jennifer Gillan (Author), GROWING UP ETHNIC IN AMERICA: CONTEMPORARY FICTION ABOUT LEARNING TO BE AMERICAN
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Students will participate in weekly in-class freewriting prompts, write at least six 2-3 page papers, along with submitting one 7-10 page short story. A final portfolio collecting the student's entire written output will be due at semester's end.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students are also required to attend 2-3 events per semester with visiting writers (these are scheduled on Wednesday afternoons and evenings; Q & A sessions at 4:15 and readings at 8:00 p.m.). Enrolled students must adjust their schedules accordingly. Students may not take this course and a creative writing workshop concurrently.
This course contributes to the Theory & Literary Forms and Creative Writing concentrations of the English major.
|Instructor(s): Burnside,Matthew Kyle Times: ..T.R.. 08:50AM-10:10AM; Location: FISK305; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 4||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 3||FR: 3|
|Web Resources: Syllabus |
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