ENGLISH 223 - Creative Writing
Spring 2022, Section 101 - Poetry, Fiction, and a Single Carrot
Instruction Mode: Section 101 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
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F, W, Sp.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Start/End Date:
Full Term 5/3/22 - 6/20/22 (see other Sections below)
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Paul Cezanne once wrote, “The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.” We’ll look at poems and stories with just that kind of attention: we’ll turn them over, examine them from all angles, see what we can learn from them. Then we’ll create our own poems, our own stories. We’ll take risks on the page; we’ll support each other in the workshop.

Class time will include discussions of (1) contemporary poetry and fiction, (2) craft essays, and (3) student work. It’ll be mind-expanding and (I hope) lots of fun. Vive la révolution.


Intended Audience:

Anyone interested in writing poetry or fiction. Please note that English 223 serves as the prerequisite for English 323 (Creative Writing: Fiction) and English 324 (Creative Writing: Poetry). It’s also a prerequisite for declaring a Creative Writing Minor or applying for the Creative Writing Sub-concentration.


ENGLISH 223 - Creative Writing
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101 (REC)
 In Person
MW 2:00PM - 5:00PM
5/3/22 - 6/20/22
Note: Course 223 will be Permission of Instructor after the first day of classes.

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