ENGL 232 Fall 2014 The Art of the Long Story (W)

Long stories (over 35 pages) at their best combine a novel's richness and depth with a story's shapeliness and concision. In this course, intended for students with a serious interest in writing, and in examining fiction from a writer's point of view, we'll study a variety of long stories and examine their craft elements. In addition to Francine Prose's Reading Like a Writer and James Woods's How Fiction Works, we'll read work by James Baldwin, Deborah Eisenberg, Mavis Gallant, Alice Munro, David Foster Wallace, and others.
Class Format: seminar
Requirements/Evaluation: regular attendance, active participation in class discussion, weekly 1- to 2-page response papers, and one longer (5- to 7-page) paper
Additional Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis
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Prerequisites: a 100-level ENGL course, or a score of 5 on the AP English Literature exam, or a score of 6 or 7 on the Higher Level IB English exam
Enrollment Preference: students interested in writing fiction
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Divisional Attributes: Division I,Writing Intensive
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Enrollment Limit: 14
Expected Enrollment: 14
Class Number: 1516
ENGL 232 - 01 (F) SEM The Art of the Long Story (W) Division 1: Languages and the ArtsWriting Intensive Andrea Barrett
TF 1:10 PM-2:25 PM Stetson 501 1516
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