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JOUR 429  PERSONAL MEMOIR WRITING

This course acquaints students with the area of personal journalism, which serves as a forum for the expression of opinion and personal views, including memoir and essay writing. While emphasizing the art of fusing solid reporting and feature writing with the art of the personal essay, the course explores the art and craft of literary nonfiction as well as the structure, tone and style of essays, columns and memoir, giving special attention to some of the nation's leading journalists, essayists and memoirists.

Credits:  3

Prerequisites:

  • JOUR 411 (with a min grade of B-)
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