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EN301 The Art of the Essay

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EN301 The Art of the Essay

Prerequisite: EN 102.

To understand more fully the craft of essay writing, students will learn about the history of this genre and will read nonfiction works by contemporary and traditional essay writers. Through a series of writing assignments, students will produce personal essays that will help them find and develop their own writer’s voice. The course will examine essays by such historical and contemporary writers as Lamb, Hazlitt, Addison and Steele, Montaigne, Emerson, Orwell, White, Hoagland, Didion, Welty, and Dillard. A library component is included.

3 Credit Hours

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