Writing 212: Creative Nonfiction Writing (W)

A study of contemporary creative nonfiction—the use of traditional literary devices to express factual
content. This workshop-style course includes the creative memoir, the humorous anecdote, artistic
biography, and the personal interview. We will also address imaginative text-messaging, effective emailing and
the art of blogging. Students will read representative writers, critique each other’s papers, and learn about the
ethics of public discourse, especially in relation to the opportunities and challenges of the digital revolution
and the World Wide Web. Prerequisite: Writing 101.

Course Information
  • Credit:3
Chandra Hoffman

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