New Trends in Fiction and Nonfiction: Exercises for Writers
09/08/2008 - 12/12/2008
Monday 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
This writing course considers traditional fiction and creative nonfiction as well as new elements such as graphics and mixed media forms. The expanding publishing world, including blogs, will also be discussed. Invited guests will include newly successful writers from the Wesleyan Writers Conference.
This course is not open to auditors.
Anne Greene (B.A. Radcliffe College, M.A. Brandeis University) is adjunct professor of English, director of writing programs, and director of the Wesleyan Writers Conference. She was awarded the 2006 Binswanger prize for excellence in teaching. Click here for more information about Anne Greene.
Consent of Instructor Required: No
|Level: GLSP||Credits: 3||Enrollment Limit: 18|
Texts to purchase for this course:
Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby
Best American Essays 2001
Best American Essays 2006
Michael Kimmelman, The Accidental Masterpiece
Roya Hakakian, Journey from the Land of No: a Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran
Maggie Nelson, Jane
Anne Fadiman, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Michael Ondaatje, In the Skin of a Lion
WG Sebald, The Emigrants
O Henry Prize Stories 2008
Granta's Best of Young American Novelists
Paul LaFarge, Haussmann or The Distinction
Linh Dinh, Blood and Soap
Sarah Boxer, ed., Ultimate Blogs (Vintage)
Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis
Art Spiegelman, Maus
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