ENGH 565: Forms of Nonfiction

ENGH 565-001: Forms of Nonfiction
(Fall 2022)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Peterson Hall 1109

Section Information for Fall 2022

What is nonfiction? How can a genre be defined in the negative—by the thing it doesn’t contain? This semester, you’ll read and discuss various works of nonfiction, and you’ll also be writing your own pieces. The course will be structured around four categories of nonfiction: memoir, essay, narrative nonfiction, and the experimental essay.

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; ENGH 486 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, 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
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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