Fall 2009

Reading and Writing About Nature

Listed in: English, as ENGL-09


Andrea B. Rushing (Section 01)


Reading and writing about the natural world.  This course will pay equal attention to which aspects of nature writers choose to write about and the various literary strategies they use.  Texts include such works as Greek myths, the Hebrew Bible, Aesop’s Fables, British and American poetry, Thoreau’s Walking, Margaret Atwood’s Surfacing, Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, and Paula Gunn Allen’s Grandmother Spider’s Stories.

Limited to 20 students.  Fall semester.  Professor Rushing.

If Overenrolled: Preference given to first-year students and sophomores.


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2009