Fall 2009
Fully Enrolled

HUMS 627
Story and Structure

Greene,Anne F.

09/14/2009 - 12/18/2009
Monday 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM

Downey 100

Special Schedule: Class will not meet on the July 4th Holiday. A makeup class, tentatively scheduled for Friday, July 12 from 2:00 to 5:00, will be confirmed via class consensus.

This is a course for those who want to write with greater facility and with increased attention to the design of each piece. Students may choose to focus on narrative essays, memoir, or fiction. Exercises will focus on the organizational strategies that are most effective in each kind of writing. The class is informal, allowing participants to work collaboratively and to adapt the assignments to meet their own interests.

Readings will be from contemporary prose writers including Annie Dillard, Jamaica Kincaid, Joan Didion, Philip Gourevitch, W. G. Sebald, and many others.

Course tuition: $2022.

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

Format: Seminar

Level: GLSP Credits: 3 Enrollment Limit: 18

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