ENGH 565: Forms of Nonfiction

ENGH 565-001: Forms of Nonfiction
(Fall 2021)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R

Music Theater Building (formerly Fine Arts Building) 1004

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Section Information for Fall 2021

This course surveys several major forms of nonfiction writing, including travel writing, nature writing, memoir, profiles, reportage, commentary, and writing about food, places, and books. Through weekly reading and writing assignments and a final project that develops from one of the weekly writing assignments, you will practice a wide range of nonfiction writing.

The course is a requirement for all MFA students in nonfiction and open to MFA students in fiction and poetry as an elective or to fulfill their out-of-genre requirement. Others may apply to take the course by contacting the instructor.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Intensive study of and practice in various forms of nonfiction writing through analyzing models and weekly writing assignments. Includes biographies, documentaries, editorials, interviews, reports, reviews, and essays. Notes: Other interested graduate students should contact the English Department at (703) 993-2763. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to MFA concentration in nonfiction; ENGL 489/ENGH 486 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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