21W.740 Writing Autobiography and Biography


Class Info

Writing an autobiography is a vehicle for improving one's style while studying the nuances of the language. Literary works are read with an emphasis on different forms of autobiography. Students examine various stages of life, significant transitions, personal struggles, and memories translated into narrative prose, and discuss: what it means for autobiographer and biographer to develop a personal voice; and the problems of reality and fiction in autobiography and biography.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.740 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by K. Manning.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Mondays in 16-220.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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