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Genre-Bending in Memoir

We’ll read and discuss examples of nontraditional memoir in an effort to better understand what it means to write about the self. Using examples like Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, Nick Flynn’s Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, and JoAnne Beard’s The Boys of My Youth, we’ll explore how essay, poetry, and autobiographical comics have contributed to the ever-changing, much-maligned genre of memoir.

No class May 26.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Nicole Hardy

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 05/05/2014

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 7:10 PM – 9:10 PM PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Nicole Hardy

Nicole Hardy is the author of the memoir Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin and the poetry collections This Blonde and Mud Flap Girl's XX Guide to Facial Profiling — a chapbook of pop-culture inspired sonnets.

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