Genre topics include all those other than fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Special emphasis on the development of a significant body of work in preparation for an understanding of what is required to write a creative nonfiction book. The process of writing these arguments is informed by research from the field of composition and models the best practices of that field, making this course useful for future teachers and professional writers, as well as to those who are interested in environmental issues. Special emphasis on the development of a body of work. Partially satisfies early period requirement.
Prerequisite: English and creative writing major or sophomore standing. The writing program posits, instead, that knowable absolutes exist and point to God as He is revealed in Christ. We will try to gauge this impact and to appraise the ways in which hypertext is changing literature, journalism and what's more, how we read and write. Readings may include Hebrew and Israeli literature, Yiddish literature, Sephardic literature, or Jewish literatures of Europe and the Americas. From endoscopy to telesurveillance, it's lights, camera, action! These students have the opportunity to participate in Master Classes with notable visiting writers. English Major Creative Writing Requirements General Requirements: Students majoring in English must complete a total of 39 hours in English.
Contact Kiki Petrosino Director of Creative Writing 318 D Bingham Humanities University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky 40292 Phone: 502 852-2186 Fax: 502 852-4182 Links Creative Writing Student Features:. The Creative Writing Program at U of L offers a variety of creative writing courses covering the major genres of poetry, fiction, drama and creative nonfiction at the graduate and undergraduate level. Double majors in English and English Writing are exempt from the 56-hour rule and must complete 63 hours total for both majors. May apply for major or minor credit to a maximum of four semester hours, depending on the nature of the internship. Internships: Internships are also available to students who have completed over 60 credit hours; for information, contact The Experiential Learning Center at 303-315-7258 in the Tivoli, Suite 260. Fiction students consider the tenets of realism and its alternatives, and practice different approaches to style, characterization, structure, and point of view.
Knowing how to construct texts that appeal to different audiences is a critical skill for the 21 st century. Active discussion among students and instructors in sections limited to 18 participants. Prerequisite: English or creative writing major or sophomore standing. Devise a cultural interface as idiosyncratic as you are and enter the culture of moving images--creatively and critically. Poetry students study the uses of metaphor and mode, and the theory of prosody including both the major form of poetry in English-accentual-syllabic verse-and the minor forms, accentual, syllabic, and free verse.
The second half of the sequence in each genre is devoted to intensive writing of a longer original work-a poem of at least 120 lines or an essay or novella of 50 to 70 pages. Course selections and course topics vary according to instructor preference. Majors will take all three of these into-courses. More broadly, we will address the wider social and political pressures that have shaped book production, as well as the social and political consequences of producing books and other media. Sections may focus on a particular period or range across centuries, and topics vary according to instructor preference.
Not for credit in the major or minor. We will then shift our attention to the medium of print. The texts will be in English but will not necessarily have been composed in Great Britain. Sections limited to 18 students. . Estudiantes de Latino América, España y los Estados Unidos llegan a nuestras aulas para desarrollarse como escritores bajo la guía de una plana docente que ha recibido muchos premios literarios.
Sections may focus on a particular period or range across centuries, and topics vary according to instructor preference. You can't write a book without getting feedback, because you're too close to the work. No preference in admission is currently given to those who apply to the sequences, though there are later opportunities open only to Creative Writing Majors, including participation in senior honors, one-on-one conferences with visiting writers-in-residence, and the winter senior readings series. It was nice to have the opportunity when I was 19 to spend so much time reading and writing with these other writers. What effect, for instance, did printing have upon literacy, the rise of natural science, the transformation of religion, and the twin concepts of authorship and literary property copyright? Fundamental to the course is the crafting of students' written arguments in response to readings and personal involvement with environmental issues.
This fully accredited degree program offers the creative writing major a chance to rise above the ordinary and reach new heights in the art of writing. Offerings are likely to include Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Twain, Austen, Dickinson and Morrison. These do not count toward any course of study within the Creative Writing program. We explore how published texts ask us to take on certain ethical roles as art critics, citizens and consumers. Students will first choose a company or organization for which they would like to write.