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Exploring the past and future of inventive prose

GENRE: Fiction
Totleigh Barton

Through close reading of work by wild, playful and inventive authors – Roberto Bolaño, Tao Lin, JG Ballard, James Joyce, David Foster Wallace, Lydia Davis, and many others – you will be encouraged to experiment with styles and techniques that deviate from conventional forms of prose fiction. We will also look at the possibilities opened up for new kinds of narrative in the digital age. Suitable for beginners and more advanced writers, we will examine and practise techniques such as cut-ups, metafiction, writing with constraints, ‘found’ texts, microfictions, stream of consciousness, and more.

Single room price: £760
Shared room price: £710

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