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ENGL 4558 Advanced Creative Nonfiction: Writing the Other/Writing the Self (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Memoir writing is one of the most popular forms of creative writing today. It offers an opportunity to make sense of a thousand shards of memory and make of them a story which no one knows better than yourself. It's a chance to make sense of family, friends, adversaries, teachers, coaches, and fellow travelers on the journey, and to see them within a larger cultural and historical context. We'll look at childhood and adult relationships and the problematics of abuse, loss, desolation, and death, as well as the possibilities for growth and renewal.


Instructor(s): Paul Mariani

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13