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Topics vary by semester and professor. Representative topics: Writing Literary Criticism; Reading and Writing Autobiography; Literary Journalism. May repeat for credit with different content. Prerequisites: ENGS 050 or ENGS 053; sophomore standing.
Greg Bottoms ()
Dates: May 20 - June 14, 2013
Art of the Essay will focus on the craft and techniques of writing personal essays for publication. We will read and study exemplary contemporary essays on cultural topics that are written with a personal slant, a high level of prose artistry, and humor, pathos, and intelligence. Students will then write, workshop, and revise several short essays for a final portfolio of writing. Readings will include The New York Times Opinionator blog, the online magazine Brevity, and the anthology In Short.
Daily readings and discussions, writing exercises, and several short essays to be included in a final portfolio of finished writing.
Grade will be based on participation throughout the course and the final portfolio of essays.
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