Jan 27, 2023  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Course Catalog 2022-2023
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CRWR 216 - 4x4: Studies in the Contemporary Short Story

FC ARHU CD WINT
4 credits
In this reading- and writing-intensive class, students will study short fiction by four current practitioners of the form: Ottessa Moshfegh, Carmen Maria Machado, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, and Joy Williams. Students will examine the range of voices, techniques, formal strategies, and representations of identity these authors employ. By experimenting with some of these same approaches in theirown fiction, studentswill expand their range in the short story form. Theclass features close readings, discussion, group work, exercises, formal assignments, and workshop.



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