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Fall 2017 Undergraduate English Courses: Creative Writing

351:406 Advanced Creative Writing Workshop Poetry

Fall 2017

Creative Writing: Advanced Poetry Workshop

 

PREREQUISITE: ONE 300-LEVEL COURSE IN CREATIVE WRITING OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR

Course Section Instructor Day Period Location Index Campus
406 01 Shockley M, W 5 MU003 10602 CAC

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!