Offering literary study and creative writing

Literature

 Since we cannot separate language or literature from their cultural and intellectual contexts, the literature component of the English major at Franklin & Marshall offers a substantial historical base, with core courses on topics in the traditional periods of British and American literature.

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Creative Writing

 The track in creative writing joins the passion for language and imaginative writing with the study of literature. It is built upon the premise that reading widely and deeply in literature, including contemporary literature, is essential to becoming a skilled creative writer: in other words, that the best writers are also avid, engaged readers.

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Faculty Focus

A regular recap of the achievements and published works of the faculty and professional staff at Franklin & Marshall College. 

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Professor Emily Huber Engages Students

 F&M English professor Emily Huber leads students in making a shield wall as part of an exercise in connection with Beowulf, which they are currently reading as part of the class titled "Tolkien's...

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Story 11/21/2014

2015 Jerome Irving Bank Memorial Short Story Prize Announced

 Franklin & Marshall students are invited to submit a short story to the annual Jerome Irving Bank Memorial Short Story Contest, the winner of which will receive $1,000 and the opportunity to meet...

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Story 10/20/2014

Robert Lougy Discusses "Literature and Desire" At PAWH

Penn State English Professor Robert Lougy will discuss “Literature and Desire,” 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 23 at Philadelphia Alumni Writers House.

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Story 10/10/2014

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Jennifer Egan Coming to...

Time is a "goon," says author Jennifer Egan, who won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for "A Visit from the Goon Squad" and is this year's Hausman Lecturer. On Oct. 28, she will read from her works at the Ann...

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