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English 201C: Methods and Materials of Literary Production Fall 2008 Prof. Alan Soldofsky Clark 131, T, 7:00 - 9:45 PM August 26, 2008 FIRST MEETING Agenda : Call roll. Add new students until class reaches maximum size of 15. This course is co- requisite for MFA students taking their first or second semester of writing workshops (either primary or secondary genre). Fill out class cards: Add email address on front . On the back, list the following information: Writing genres, styles, and/or forms in which you work. What is your primary genre / secondary genre? Who is your most favorite modern or postmodern prose writer or poet? Do you speak or read a language other than English? What is your day job (and hours you work per week)? What is your family status (live with parents, have kids, support pets, etc.) Have you had any of your work published? Where? What writer (or artist) would you want to have been in a past life?
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Unformatted text preview: Review electronic course syllabus (on the Smartboard). Student introductions. Class orientation: Choosing the writer on whose career you will do your research. Bibliographic form: Using the conventions of MLA form for bibliographic documentation and annotation: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/instruct/guides/mlastyle.pdf Some basic information on compiling an annotated bibliography: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/614/01/ September 2: Meeting at 7:10 in MLK Library Rm. 217 1. Tentatively scheduledmeeting with Special Collections Room staff, MLK, Jr. Library, Fifth Floor, 7:00 8:00 pm. 2. Bring short list of no more than three writers on whom you will write an annotated bibliography and whose works and career you will investigate during the semester 3. Look for links to author annotated bibliography online 4. How to use the Literary Resource Center online database, via MLK, Jr. Library....
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