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ENGL 341. Creative Writing: Nonfiction

Credits: 4
Department: English
Description: Principles, practices and purposes of nonfiction creative writing, including focused reading and analysis of relevant nonfiction prose.
Prerequisites: ART 198, ENGL 190, ENGL 191, ENGL 198, ENGL 291, HONS 160, TH 198
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Develop a working knowledge of representative texts and writers within the genre.
2. Develop a working knowledge of the vocabulary of craft, including the effective use of significant/concrete detail, scene, dialogue, narrative, reflection, structure and figurative language.
3. Evaluate and analyze texts within the genre.
4. Produce, revise, and rewrite their own work in the genre.
5. Evaluate, consider, and respond to the work of their peers in group workshop.
6. Consider the complex issues of memory and truth in creative nonfiction.
7. Assess their own progress and writing process as writers within the genre.

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