Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2017

     

FWIS 118 001 (CRN: 15624)

MUSIC, MYTH AND MADNESS

Long Title: MUSIC, MYTH AND MADNESS: STUDIES IN MUSICAL BIOGRAPHY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Ferris, David
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR AEL A121 (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 25-OCT-2021 2:28AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
8-DEC-2017  
9:00AM - 12:00PM F TBA TBA
 
Description: A study of biographical narratives about musicians, including Bach, Bob Dylan, Thelonius Monk, Mozart, and Schumann. Considers the nature of creativity and inspiration. Examines the extent to which biography borrows from mythology and literary fiction. Material includes memoirs, letters, novels and films.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/