(ENGL 319) Form and Craft of Literary Genres
A thorough study of certain issues in contemporary fiction, creative non-fiction, and/or poetry writing, exemplified in selected texts (stories, novels, essays, memoirs, poems), and studied in light of selected critical texts and instances of writers talking about their craft.
|Credit Hours||3.0 Lecture|
Course Learning Outcomes
- Read, understand and appreciate a range of works in one genre of creative writing (fiction, or poetry, or creative nonfiction), as well as a corresponding range of texts by writers and critics addressing the craft, form and theory of the chosen genre.
- Compare and contrast various theories of form and genre and authorial approaches to craft/ process.
- Use theories of form and genre to analyze and understand the construction and effectiveness of literary works.
- Begin connecting and integrating theories of form, genre, and craft and form with their own writing and writing process.