Spring 2021 not offered
|Course Cluster and Certificates: Writing Certificate|
In this special topics course, we will undertake a study and writing in long-form prose work. While our primary examples might most easily be classified "fiction," we may also engage periodically in complicating such designation. Engagement with the reading list will be based upon arising concerns within current and more historical pieces. Classroom discussion will help us develop a series of theories and practices beyond the pale of the standardized.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: ENGL216 OR ENGL292 OR ENGL296
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)
Possible texts include: Thomas Bernhard, Annie Ernaux, Han Kang, Clarice Lispector, Ann Quin, Zadie Smith, Amos Tutuola
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Regular submissions of pieces of fiction towards developing a final presentation from a long-form work or paper on approved topic
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students of all backgrounds are welcome in this course, but you should have taken at least one course in Creative Writing (Techniques, Workshops, or Special Topics, in any genre). Students who haven't taken a Creative Writing class at Wesleyan can request a prerequisite override for instructor approval.
This course contributes to the Creative Writing and Theory and Literary Forms concentrations of the English major as a Special Topics course.
This course counts as a Level II elective for the Writing Certificate.
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