ENGL 104
Creative Non-fiction Fall 2019
Division I Writing Skills

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In this course we will read some of the most prominent practitioners of creative non-fiction–writers like John McPhee, Joan Didion, Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Orlean, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Michael Pollan, Zadie Smith and Oliver Sacks. Students will also write in a variety of non-fiction modes–explainers, profiles, essays, memoirs. We will probe the border between invention and fact and consider the ways that narratives are constructed.
The Class: Type: seminar and workshop
Limit: 14
Expected: 14
Class#: 1686
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: four short exercises of three pages or less; three longer assignments of five pages; and a final assignment, which is a revision and expansion of an earlier essay
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: first-year students who have not taken or placed out of a 100-level ENGL course
Distributions: Division I Writing Skills
WS Notes: Four short exercises of three pages or less; three longer assignments of five pages; and a final assignment, which is a revision and expansion of an earlier essay. Students will receive from the instructor timely comments on their writing skills, with suggestions for improvement.

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