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ENGL 473 01 (21436)  
The Journalism of Ideas [Cancelled]
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Skills WR
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required
YC English: Creative Writing
Meets during reading period

The history and practice of writing journalistic essays or articles in which the principal actor is not a person but a notion or idea. Conventions, tropes, and authorial strategies that give rise to the best work in the genre; focus on twentieth-century writers such as George Orwell, Hannah Arendt, Tom Wolfe, Renata Adler, and Janet Malcolm. Students write their own example of the journalism of ideas.