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MFA Course Descriptions

IMF 55600
The Prose Collection: Annie Dillard

Instructor: Lisa Haag

Class Type: Literature

Course Description:

This Prose Collection class will focus on essays by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Annie Dillard. We will discuss and analyze each piece, as well as addressing cohesiveness and the ordering of pieces in a collection. Students will also consider how their observations and insights can be applied to their own writing and a future collection. The Prose Collection is a literature/craft class; there is no workshop component.


Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Annie Dillard
ISBN: 9780061233326

Teaching a Stone to Talk
Annie Dillard
ISBN: 9780060915414

Holy the Firm
Annie Dillard
ISBN: 9780060915438

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301