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UW-Eau Claire to Offer
Summer Class on J.D. Salinger 

MAILED: May 8, 2002

         EAU CLAIRE  The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is offering a one-credit ENG 370 course titled "Studies in a Major Author: J.D. Salinger" during the summer session.
         It will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on the following Wednesdays: June 12, 19, 26 and July 10, 17 and 24 in Room 2112 of the Old Library.
         Students will discuss Salinger's fiction and biography, as well as the author's famous reclusiveness within the context of his work. Required texts are Salinger's classic, "The Catcher in the Rye," "Franny and Zooey," "Nine Stories" and "'Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters' and 'Seymour: An Introduction.'"
         Art Lyons, senior student services coordinator for Academic and Career Services, will teach the class. Lyons has published various pieces, including textbooks, poetry and an interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet W.D. Snodgrass. He has taught college writing and literature classes, as well as courses on Snodgrass, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and Charles Bukowski.
         For more information, contact La Vone Sneen, Continuing Education program assistant, at (715) 836-3636 or

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Judy Berthiaume
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Updated: May 9, 2002