Fall 2007

Autobiography and Self-Creation

Listed in: Subject-First Year Seminar, as FYSE-27

Faculty

Helen L. von Schmidt (Section 01)

Description

Readings and viewings in autobiographical prose, poetry and film with an eye to understanding how we create ourselves on the page or screen. Texts may be drawn from the work of Wordsworth, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, Eudora Welty, Maxine Hong Kingston, Studs Terkel, Joyce Chopra and Ross McElwee. First semester. Senior Lecturer von Schmidt.