ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Section: 005
Term: WN 2011
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
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

We will enter the realm of college writing by looking at the complex issues that concerned modernist writers around the world, including America, England, Austria, Czech Republic, and New Zealand. French and Russian films from the 1920s will also be viewed. We will look at these texts from a variety of angles, picking up the topics of war, empire, familial relations, consumer culture, trauma, etc. The formal, political, and psychological aspects of the texts we read will be framed such that the students will be able to glean some idea about writing from every author. Our time period is what I am calling the long interwar period, which for the purposes of the course will stretch from the beginning of WWI (1914) to the end of WWII (1945). There will be readings every week, as well as at least one short in class writing assignment. The students will write both analytic, argumentative essays and imitations of the texts at hand, the former to hone the skills necessary for college writing, the latter to obtain a better understanding of style and tone.

ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
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ISBN: 9780156628709
Mrs. Dalloway, Author: Virginia Woolf, Publisher: Harcourt
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ISBN: 0805210555
The complete stories, Author: Franz Kafka ; edited by Nahum N. Glatzer ; with a foreword by John Updike., Publisher: Schocken Books 1995
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