Advanced Seminar in Writing

Michael W. Cox, Advanced Seminar in Writing, Fall 2015

Course Description

This seminar provides a capstone experience for English writing majors and students intensely committed to writing. It is assumed that students come to the seminar having taken a fairly broad range of both English writing and literature courses. Students will complete an original manuscript in a genre of their choice (e.g., poetry, fiction, drama, creative nonfiction). Manuscripts will be evaluated by an approved outside reader as well as the instructor. Class hours will be devoted to workshop critiques and discussing contemporary issues of form and theory related to the written arts. Prerequisite: ENGWRT 0050 or ENGWRT 0053

Required Texts:

The Elements of Style, 4th ed. is available at the UPJ Bookstore

Syllabus: 

Michael W. Cox, Advanced Seminar in Writing, Fall 2013

Course Description

This seminar provides a capstone experience for English writing majors and students intensely committed to writing. It is assumed that students come to the seminar having taken a fairly broad range of both English writing and literature courses. Students will complete an original manuscript in a genre of their choice (e.g., poetry, fiction, drama, creative nonfiction). Manuscripts will be evaluated by an approved outside reader as well as the instructor. Class hours will be devoted to workshop critiques and discussing contemporary issues of form and theory related to the written arts. Prerequisite: ENGWRT 0050 or ENGWRT 0053

Required Texts:

The Elements of Style, 4th ed. is available at the UPJ Bookstore

Syllabus: 
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