Special Topics in Creative Writing: Merging Forms|
Fall 2012 not offered
Students will explore, both in the readings and their own work, forms of writing that don't fit neatly into traditional genres such as fiction, essay, or criticism. Readings will include Maxine Hong Kingston's THE WOMAN WARRIOR (which combines fiction and personal essay), Eduardo Galeano's MEMORY OF FIRE: GENESIS (historical writing combined with fiction), and selected short works by Donald Barthelme, Rebecca Brown, Wayne Koestenbaum, and others (all playing with genre in various ways).
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)
Selected short works by Donald Barthelme, Rebecca Brown, Eduardo Galeano, Maxine Hong Kingston, Jamaica Kincaid, Wayne Koestenbaum, and others.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Six brief creative writing assignments; one long piece and a revision of that piece; final portfolio.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Participation in discussion of both the assigned readings and other students' work expected.
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