ENGL 364 - American Writers: Studies in Nonfiction
A course in 20th- and 21st-century writers and the forces - historical, social and cultural - that shaped their work. This course focuses on traditional forms of nonfiction, such as literary journalism, the memoir, and the personal essay, as well as innovative forms that blur the boundaries between fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Among the writers are Henry Adams, Mary McCarthy, James Agee, Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Hunter S. Thompson, Tom Wolfe, Joan Didion, David Foster Wallace, Susan Orlean, and Dave Eggers.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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