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Spring 2021
Sep 26, 2022
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ENGL 494 - Sr. Sem: Craft Studies
What is 'craft'? How have diverse writers articulated and deconstructed the very notion of craft? Students will develop creative writing projects in all genres while critically investigating theories of genre, craft, creativity, and textuality. Readings on contemporary poetics and narratology will be key to our endeavors. Deepening their mastery of the craft of writing, students will have the opportunity to workshop with peers while working closely with the professor on their individual writing projects. Extensive revision will be a significant part of the course. Each student will also write a short framing paper situating their creative project. Students will discover their own questions regarding craft, form, genre and more. Deeply practical and profoundly theoretical, this capstone is intended for creative writing minors, as well as other students who have already done significant course work in a creative writing genre.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

English Department

Course Attributes:
Mean Grade is Calculated

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, Concentration, or Certificate):
      Creative Writing
      English
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior

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