Jun 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
    
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ENG 369 - Autobiographical Writing/Memoir (3 cr.)


This course focuses upon first person texts about personal and family experience, including the personal essay, memoir and the diary/journal. Students will read, discuss, analyze and write in this genre with an emphasis upon various autobiographical styles and modes - from trauma narratives to the humor essay and the keeping of family histories. The works covered in the course represent a broad swath of memoir/autobiographical material and writing styles. Students will seek to locate and develop their own “writer’s voice” and story narratives while practicing a variety of memoir strategies.
Liberal arts
Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 .
Semester(s) Offered: Varies



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