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Fall 2013-2014
CWR 205 (LA)   P/D/F Only

Creative Writing (Literary Translation)

Paul B. Muldoon


Practice in the translation of literary works from another language into English supplemented by the reading and analysis of standard works. Criticism by professionals and talented peers encourages the student's growth as both creator and reader of literature. Students MUST be fluent in their chosen language.

Reading/Writing assignments:
(1) One manuscript every other week. (2) Reading of other students' submissions in advance of workshop in which they are to be discussed. (3) Other assigned readings or exercises. 50 pages of reading per week.

Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Graduate Students.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
This class is open to any student with fluency in a language in addition to English, by application only. Students apply with either 3-4 pages of original literary translation, or a paragraph explaining why they would like to take the course. See the Creative Writing Program webpage for application information. Please note that this course cannot be audited. Application deadline is April 12, 2013..

Other information:
Individual conferences are scheduled at intervals during the semester. There are no exams. Further information is available at the Program Office or on the Creative Writing webpage.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21309 C01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M   New South Building   613   Enrolled:6 Limit:8