Satire and Humor Writing

ENGL 1180H S01 [CRN: 24497]

For the advanced writer. This course will introduce students to the practice of writing satire and humorous essays. Readings will include works by Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain, Garrison Keillor, Bill Bryson, David Foster Wallace, David Sedaris, and others, and students will develop skills in analyzing, writing, and workshopping in the genre. Prerequisite: ENGL 0930 or any 1000-level nonfiction writing course. Class list will be reduced to 17 after writing samples are reviewed during the first week of classes. Preference will be given to English concentrators. Banner registrations after classes begin require instructor approval. S/NC.
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
17
Primary Instructor
Meetings
16:00 - 18:30 Thu - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
17