Fall 2010 - Graduate Course Description
Instructor
Wiesepape, Betty
Discipline and Number
HUAS 6381 Section 501
Day
M Time 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Course Title
Creating Fiction: Intermediate

Description of Course:

This course is an intensive investigation into the theories, aesthetics, and creation of short stoties in a workshop environment that will focus both on structure and on creative techniques and the creative process involved in producing sophisticated, challenging, and linguistically developed fictions.

Required Texts:

Charles Bohner & Lyman Grant, SHORT FICTION: CLASSIC AND CONTEMPORARY, 6th edition

Marvin Diogenes & Clyde Moneyhun, CRAFTING FICTION IN THEORY, IN PRACTICE

Jerome Stern, MAKING SHAPELY FICTION, any edition

Strunk & White, THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE, any edition

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Permission of the instructor and previous completion of HUAS 6351 or HUAS 6354 are required. This course may be repeated for credit to a maximum of 9 credit hours.

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