NWRW

3405

Literary Nonfiction: Art in the Everyday

Schools of Public Engagement: Writing Program

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Lit Nonfict: Art in Everyday

Fall 2019

Taught By: Christopher Pastore

Section: A

CRN: 4096

Credits: 3

Students explore selected forms of creative nonfiction: the personal essay, reportage, biography, travel writing, food writing, profile, memoir, and linked fragments. The use of dialogue, setting, characterization, plot, and narrative voice is emphasized. The discipline of writing regularly is encouraged and supported through the assignment of short weekly exercises. Students are also assigned longer pieces that are workshopped in class. Discussions about the forms, techniques, and history of nonfiction are supplemented by readings from work by Joan Didion, V.S. Naipaul, Jamaica Kincaid, W.G. Sebald, Sherman Alexie, and Abigail Thomas.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 10

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:01am 8/23/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: TBD

Times: TBD

Building: Online Course

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019

Lit Nonfict: Art in Everyday

Summer 2019

Taught By: Christopher Pastore

Section: A

CRN: 1233

Credits: 3

Students explore selected forms of creative nonfiction: the personal essay, reportage, biography, travel writing, food writing, profile, memoir, and linked fragments. The use of dialogue, setting, characterization, plot, and narrative voice is emphasized. The discipline of writing regularly is encouraged and supported through the assignment of short weekly exercises. Students are also assigned longer pieces that are workshopped in class. Discussions about the forms, techniques, and history of nonfiction are supplemented by readings from work by Joan Didion, V.S. Naipaul, Jamaica Kincaid, W.G. Sebald, Sherman Alexie, and Abigail Thomas.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:00am 8/23/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: TBD

Times: TBD

Building: Online Course

Room: TBD

Date Range: 6/3/2019 - 8/4/2019