Listed in: English, as ENGL-111
Formerly listed as: ENGL-01
Ben Lieber (Section 01)
Using a variety of texts–novels, essays, short stories–this course will work to develop the reading and writing of difficult prose, paying particular attention to the kinds of evidence and authority, logic and structure that produce strong arguments. The authors we study may include Peter Singer, Aravind Adiga, Willa Cather, Toni Morrison, George Orwell, Charles Johnson, James Baldwin, Alice Munro, William Carlos Williams. This is an intensive writing course. Frequent short papers will be assigned.
Preference given to first-year students. Each section limited to 12 students. Fall semester: Professor Barale and Dean Lieber. Spring semester: Dean Lieber.
If Overenrolled: Students admitted in consultation with the Dean of Students' office and/or their academic adviser.