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Gordon Grice

Instructor of English
Office
JRC 314
Phone
(651) 962-5694

I’m the author of five books on wildlife and biology and have written on those subjects for magazines like The New Yorker and Harper’s. Animals often turn up in the texts I choose for my classes. I’ve also taught courses on classic monster stories, Shakespeare, and the art of nonfiction.

Spring 2016 Courses

Spring 2016 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 201 - W09 First-Hand Literature - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 212
CRN: 22522 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gordon D. Grice Fight a war, visit a prison, and witness death with the great writers of 20th-century creative nonfiction. This course considers first-hand experience as a literary genre. We'll find out how writers as diverse as George Orwell and Joseph Mitchell use the conventions of storytelling and montage to turn truth into compelling art. Other authors might include Hunter S. Thompson, William Least Heat-Moon, and Judy Ruiz. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing. This course satisfies the Writing Across the Curriculum Writing Intensive requirement.

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Summer 2016 Courses

Summer 2016 Courses
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Fall 2016 Courses

Fall 2016 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 201 - W02 Thrilling Tales of Adventure - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700
CRN: 42605 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gordon D. Grice This course examines the conventions of, and development within, a literary genre during a specific period or across literary history. It may also explore the particular choices made by writers working in several genres and the effects of those choices on us as readers. The course will examine both the conventions and innovations practiced by writers working within one or more genres or periods, and may include study of the authors' reflections on their own work and the work of their fellow writers. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing.

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ENGL 201 - W03 Thrilling Tales of Adventure - T - R - - - 1730 - 1915
CRN: 42606 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gordon D. Grice This course examines the conventions of, and development within, a literary genre during a specific period or across literary history. It may also explore the particular choices made by writers working in several genres and the effects of those choices on us as readers. The course will examine both the conventions and innovations practiced by writers working within one or more genres or periods, and may include study of the authors' reflections on their own work and the work of their fellow writers. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing.

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