Jun 26, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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ENGH 206 - Nature Writing

4 credits
This course examines key texts in the tradition of writing about the natural world. Focusing on creative non-fiction by twentieth/twenty-first century U.S. writers, as well as some fiction and poetry, the course explores such questions as: What is “nature”? What is the role of writing in the human relationship with the environment? How do race, gender, and class impact perspectives on nature?  In this blended literature/creative writing course, students will use close reading strategies along with an examination of historical / biographical context to better understand these texts’ contributions to nature writing and then write their own creative non-fiction. CLA-Breadth/Humanities, CLA-Writing Intensive, CLA-Diversity US



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