Special Topic: Character|
Fall 2014 not offered
|Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory, Writing|
In this class we will read classic novels and stories that present striking, unforgettable human beings. Our priorities will be close reading for the pleasure and enlightenment of the works as wholes, as well as an examination of the choices the writer has made to bring the character to life on the page.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: ENGL292 OR ENGL296
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL-Literature)
Course texts will include works by Saul Bellow, Zora Neale Hurston, Halldór Laxness, Thomas Mann, Herman Melville, Leo Tolstoy, Eudora Welty, and Virginia Woolf; as well as Icelandic Sagas.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Students will keep a weekly reading journal, compose creative exercises, and write a full-length work of original short fiction.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
To apply for this course, please submit either 3-8 pages of creative writing or a statement of no more than 2 pages describing your interest in this course and any past history with creative writing. The application deadline is Friday, August 30, 2013 by 5:00 PM. Please submit your materials electronically in a single attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use either Microsoft word or rich-text- format for your attachment. You will be notified electronically of the status of your application.
This course contributes to the Creative Writing and Theory & Literary Forms concentrations of the English major.
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