Explorations in the Essay: History, Theory, Practice

MET IS 325

  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Writing-Intensive Course

The purpose of the course is threefold: first, to introduce students to a wide variety of essay forms, arranged historically and considered in historical context; second, to provide the opportunity to practice these forms and by imitating models to become more adept and polished writers of the essay, and finally, to explore the theory of the essay, by examining discussions among literary critics concerning the defining characteristics of the genre. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: Writing-Intensive Course. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Writing-Intensive Course, Creativity/Innovation.

SPRG 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
O2 Hansen ROOM ARR TBD-TBD On-line course

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