ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Section: 021
Term: WN 2010
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
Course Note:
This course studies the intersection between critical thinking and persuasive writing, and, using literary texts as the point of reference, takes as its goal the development of the student's skill at writing cogent expository and argumentative prose.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This section studies the intersection between critical thinking and persuasive writing, and, using literary texts as the point of reference, takes as its goal the development of the student's skill at writing cogent expository and argumentative prose. This section of will take as its theme writing about work in 20th century literature. Readings may include: Gary Snyder, Myths and Texts, "Hay for the Horses" and "Axe Handles"; Frank O'Hara, "A Step Away From Them"; Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own; Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God; Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman; David Mamet, Glengarry Glen Ross; and Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities. Students will draft and revise four essays, while participating in workshops, conferencing with the instructor, and working with their drafts through the revision and editing process. A variety of informal writings — responses, peer reviews, free-writings, and exercises — will also be required.

ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
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Note:
These texts are required; additional class materials will be uploaded to ctools.
ISBN: 0393950247
Maggie, a girl of the streets : (a story of New York)(1893), Author: Stephen Crane ; an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, the author and the novel, reviews and criticism, edited by Thomas A. Gullason., Publisher: Norton 1st ed. 1979
Required
ISBN: 9780060812492
Native son and How "Bigger" was born the restored text established by the Library of America, Author: Richard Wright. With an introd. by Arnold Rampersad, Publisher: Harper Perennial 8. [Dr.] 1995
Required
ISBN: 0684830426
The great Gatsby, Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald ; preface by Matthew J. Bruccoli., Publisher: Scribner [75th anni 1996
Required
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