W203 1887-1901 STAFF
Creative Writing

Fiction sections below (15) 3 cr:
1887 8:00a-8:50a MWF
1888 10:10a-11:00a MWF
1889 2:30p-3:20p MWF
1890 3:35p-4:25p MWF
1891 8:00a-9:15a TR
1892 1:00-2:15p TR CARIELLO (description follows)
1893 7:15p-8:30p TR (Section restricted to English majors.)

Poetry sections below (15) 3 cr:
1894 12:20p-1:10p MWF (Section restricted to English majors.)
1895 1:25p-2:15p MWF
1896 3:35p-4:25p MWF
1897 8:00a-9:15a TR

The following section covers both poetry and fiction (15) 3 cr:
1898 9:30a-10:45a TR

Poetry sections below (15) 3 cr:
1899 2:30p-3:45p TR (Section restricted to English majors.)
1900 7:15p-8:30p TR

The following section covers both poetry and fiction (15) 3 cr:
1901 7:15p-8:30p TR

Exploratory course in the writing of poetry and/or fiction.

FOR W203 SECTION 1892 CARIELLO:
1:00p-2:15p TR (15) 3 cr.

W203 Creative Writing (Fiction) will help students do two things: further develop their skills in writing short fiction, and help them to learn to read published fiction critically in order to see the strategies used by successful writers. Class time will be divided between writing workshops and student-generated discussions of readings. Reading and writing, then, will be seen as complementary activities, and workshops will echo critical discussions in focusing on the six elements that need to be controlled in order to write good fiction (these will be discussed continuously throughout the semester):

Written course work will include critical commentaries on published fiction, multiple drafts of the students' own stories (written in response to assignments), and a self-reflective essay on the writing process.

Readings: J. D. Salinger, Nine Stories, Flannery O'Connor, A Good Man is Hard to Find, other selected stories, and a novel.

Viewing: Akira Kurosawa, Rashomon