Fall 2017 Undergraduate English Courses
351:406 Advanced Creative Writing Workshop Poetry
Creative Writing: Advanced Poetry Workshop
PREREQUISITE: ONE 300-LEVEL COURSE IN CREATIVE WRITING OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR
This course assumes a high level of interest and commitment on the part of everyone involved. We will read traditional and contemporary poetry -- and short essays on poetics -- closely and carefully, with a growing body of ideas and questions in mind. We will write -- and share and discuss each other's writing -- frequently, with a series of specific skills and experiments to pursue. What is a "poetics" and how might thinking actively about it help a poet's development? Let's see!