IMF 58200 Contemporary Foundational Literature: Creative Nonfiction

This course is an intensive survey and analysis of foundational contemporary memoir and literary personal essay and its authors, including the study and practice of close-reading techniques. Authors studied will include emerging creative nonfiction writers currently publishing important works, as well as contemporary masters in the field of literary creative nonfiction, such as Karr, Didion, Wolff, and Angelou. This course is highly recommended for students declaring a Creative Nonfiction emphasis for the MFA in Writing degree.