Having Arguments

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

English

Course Number: 
111
Institution: 
Amherst College

Using a variety of texts–novels, essays, short stories–this course will work to develop the reading and writing of difficult prose, paying particular attention to the kinds of evidence and authority, logic and structure that produce strong  arguments.  The authors we study may include Peter Singer, Aravind Adiga, Willa Cather, Toni Morrison, George Orwell, Charles Johnson, James Baldwin, Alice Munro, William Carlos Williams.  This is an intensive writing course.  Frequent short papers will be assigned.

Preference given to first-year students.  Limited to 12 students.  Fall and spring semesters. Fall semester: Professor Barale and Dean Lieber. Spring semster: Dean Lieber.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
ENGL-111-01-1213S

Course Sections

Having Arguments
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Benson Lieber

blieber@amherst.edu

MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM

CONV 308