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Advanced Poetry Workshop

ENGL 337
Spring 2012
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.
Certificates: Writing

In this workshop class, we will explore Stein's fundamental question: What is poetry, and if you know what poetry is what is prose? In doing so, we will begin to understand how the sensory experiences of our world (language, color, sound) help us to understand how to be great poets. The course will include reading and constructive discussion of poetry submitted by class members and an ongoing discussion of contemporary poetics. Students will write short response papers to several contemporary poetry collections and will explore an extensive reading list of contemporary writing for purposes of discussion. Other class assignments will have you investigate local reading series and current literary journals.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Substantial amount of writing, regular in-class discussion of student work, and opportunities for revision.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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