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ENG 362 Literary Journalism (3 credits)

This reading-intensive course provides an historical overview of a genre most often referred to as "literary journalism," once called "new journalism," and now sometimes dubbed "new new journalism" or "immersion journalism." Students may read works by writers such as Nellie Bly, Stephen Crane, John Hersey, Joan Didion, Truman Capote, Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, Ted Konover, Sonia Nazario, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, and Susan Orlean, among others. In addition to their literary consumption and interrogation of the field, students will produce several short exercises in the style of the genre and one final project. Does not fulfill GEP Art/Lit requirement.