ENGLISH 424 - Advanced Poetry Writing
Fall 2013, Section 001
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Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May be repeated for credit.
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Designed to advance the work students have done in ENGLISH 324, this course is for students who have been writing for some time and have done quite a bit of reading of poetry and literature in general. I expect students in this class to have moved from wanting only to write poetry to liking to read poetry and beginning to learn from other poets.

Course Requirements:

Some books of contemporary poetry will be assigned and discussed in class. Students will be asked to read on their own from two assigned anthologies and to make short presentations on poets they have discovered. In addition to the poem-a-week requirement, students will be asked to write two short essays on poetics, and to present a final portfolio of poems written in this course.

Intended Audience:

Students wishing to elect this course must add themselves to the waitlist, and then bring a 10-15 page portfolio to the first class meeting.

Class Format:

The general format of the course will be the workshop where students write a poem a week and where the poems are critiqued by fellow students and myself.


ENGLISH 424 - Advanced Poetry Writing
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
M 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Note: Students wishing to elect this course must add themselves to the waitlist, and then bring a 10-15 page portfolio to the first class meeting.

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