English 143N

Prose Nonfiction: The Personal Essay

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2010 Mukherjee, Bharati
Mukherjee, Bharati\n(a.k.a. Blaise, B.)
Tues. 3:30-6:30 301 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Atwan, R.: The best American Essays, 5th edition


This workshop course concentrates on the form, theory and practice of creative nonfiction, particularly on the personal essay. Workshop participants are required to write a minimum of 45 pages of original non-fictional narrative during the semester.

To be considered for admission in this course, please submit 10 photocopied pages of your original nonfiction, along with an application form, to Professor Mukherjee’s mailbox in 322 Wheeler BY 4:00 P.M., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, AT THE LATEST.

Be sure to read the paragraph concerning creative writing courses on page 1 of this Announcement of Classes for further information regarding enrollment in such courses!

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