Wintersession 2018


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ENGL 0930 - Introduction to Creative Nonfiction
Department:
English
Professor: Beth Taylor
Max Students: 17
DatesDecember 22, 2017 - January 19, 2018
Description: Introduction to Creative Nonfiction is an Online course for students with a serious interest and strong skills in writing narrative essays based on fact, research, interviews, and memory. Through assignments and revisions, students will hone their investigative, analytical, and creative skills, inspired by close readings of 20th century nonfiction writers, including Jamaica Kinkaid, Annie Dillard, John McPhee, and David Foster Wallace. S/NC.

Note: Introduction to Creative Nonfiction is a pre-requisite to advanced creative nonfiction writing courses in the Department of English and satisfies part of the Writing Requirement at Brown University. It does not satisfy a concentration requirement in English. 

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ENGL 0511C - Fantastic Places, Unhuman Humans
Department:
English
Professor: James Egan
Max Students: 30
DatesDecember 22, 2017 - January 19, 2018
Description: What can the grotesque, monstrous, and even alien creatures found lurking in an extraordinary range of literature across many centuries reveal about the different ways humans have imagined what it means to be human in the first place? Is the human a unified, single category of being at all? Authors may include Shakespeare, Mary Shelley, and Poe. WRIT