The Literature of Autobiography|
Spring 2007 not offered
This course will focus on non-fictional, fictional, and poetic constructions of self and the complex ways in which these constructions intersect. We will discuss various ways in which identity can be created, reflected, and masked, paying close attention to the language of confession, conversion, and self-portraiture.
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
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Readings will include works by Augustine, Douglass, Sebald, Beckett, Hejinian, Lu, Cha, and others.
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A midterm essay of 5-7 pages, a final essay of 8-10 pages, several 1-page responses and an oral presentation.
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