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Fall 2012-2013
CWR 305 / COM 355 (LA)   P/D/F Only

Advanced Creative Writing (Literary Translation)

Paul B. Muldoon


Advanced 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.

Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
(1) One manuscript per week. (2) Reading of other students' submissions in advance of the workshop in which they are to be discussed. (3) Other assigned readings and exercises. 60 pages of reading per week.

Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Graduate Students.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
This class is available for 300-level credit, by application only for any student who has previously taken two 200-level workshops in the Creative Writing Program. Students must have a fluency in a language in addition to English. Applications must include 3-4 pages of either original literary translation or original work from their previous workshops. See the Creative Writing website for application information. Please note this course cannot be audited and is not open to Freshmen..

Other information:
Individual conferences are scheduled at intervals during the semester. There are no exams. Program IV English majors may use two creative writing courses at 300 or 400 level as departmentals. Further information is available at the Program Office or the Creative Writing webpage.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21710 C01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M   New South Building   613   Enrolled:0 Limit:2