2020-21 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Jun 19, 2021  
2020-21 Pomona College Catalog
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ENGL025 PO - Introduction to Literary Nonfiction

When Offered: Each fall.
Instructor(s): E. Kindley
What makes a work of nonfiction ‘literary?’ Where are the boundaries between fiction and nonfiction, lyric and essay, memoir and history, art and information? This course will introduce students to a range of innovative twentieth- and twenty-first century nonfiction writers who have redefined the form. Authors to be studied may include Joseph Mitchell, James Baldwin, Janet Malcolm, Vladimir Nabokov, Maggie Nelson, Esmé Weijun Wang, and Durga Chew-Bose. Students will have opportunities to write in both analytical and creative modes, producing their own nonfiction texts on topics of their choosing. Letter grade only.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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