Faculty of Arts


ENGLISH 209

The Craft of the Essay


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ENGLISH 209.

Description

Described as "true stories, well told", the essay as a literary genre has a long history and great contemporary currency as creative nonfiction. This critical and practical course in the craft of essay writing explores the development of the genre, from the personal – memoir, humour, travel writing – to the political and offers students a chance to write their own creative nonfiction.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ENGLISH 209: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

60 points passed

Restrictions

ENGLISH 309


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