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Instructor Info:Nathalie Arnold
Office Extension x5308
Term: 2013F
Meeting Info: Tuesday
06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Emily Dickinson Hall (EDH) 4
Description:

Understanding the limits and possibilities of point of view is an essential step in becoming a writer. This reading and workshop course will introduce members to various kinds of literary point of view. Through focused writing exercises, intensive reading of contemporary U.S. and international fiction told in different modes, members will acquire a language for analyzing point of view in fiction, as well as practical experience in using varied points of view themselves. Most importantly, members will refine their ability to read as writers, mining published work for technical insights and guidance. Students will produce 2 pieces of fiction for the workshop and will also write a critical essay about point of view. Prerequisite: At least one college-level intensive creative writing course featuring significant peer critique. Students must view creative writing as a key part of their Division II concentration. Instructor Permission only: NO PERMISSIONS GRANTED UNTIL FIRST WEEK. NO WRITING SAMPLES. ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS MUST ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS.

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