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ENGL.4350 Literary Journalism (Formerly 42.435)

Id: 038582 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


This course that looks at the genre of Literary Journalism, a largely American Innovation in literature that developed in the late 19th and 20th centuries. Students will closely read and discuss books and articles by literary journalists, seeking to understand the genesis and shifts of this hybridized form (literary techniques applied to true or fact-based stories), and the contributions literary journalism is making to literature, to documentary and witness narratives, to historical records, and to the notions of truth reportage.


Pre-Req; (ENGL 1020 College Writing II or HONR.1100), and (ENGL 2270 Essay Writing, or ENGL 2380 Intro. to Creative Writing or ENGL 2000 Critical Methods).

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