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Spring 2012-2013
CWR 306 / COM 356 (LA)   P/D/F Only

Advanced Creative Writing (Literary Translation)

Idra R. Novey


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:
One manuscript per week submitted. Reading of other students' submissions in advance of the workshop in which they are to be discussed. Other assigned readings and exercises. 60-80 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 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..

Other information:
Program IV English majors may use 2 creative courses at 300 or 400-level as departmentals. Individual conferences are scheduled at intervals during the semester. There are no exams. This course cannot be audited.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41411 C01 01:30:00 pm - 03:50:00 pm T        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled