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Experimental Writing

ENGL 111.301
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R 1:45-4:45pm

In this course, we consider the limits and effects of literary forms -- writing itself, a limit -- always returning to the question of the thorny and not altogether distinct relationships between form and content, orthodoxy and refusal. We will read statements of writers protesting constraint, writers recommending constraint; what about writers who work with sound? with video? who use their bodies in the work? Weekly writing assignments and a final independent project.