Intermediate Poetry Workshop|
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This seminar-style course will focus on the reading and constructive discussion of poetry submitted by members of the workshop. It will include an ongoing discussion of poetic structure, weekly reading assignments in contemporary poetry, and a variety of writing experiments.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Six books by contemporary poets.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly or bi-weekly poetry submissions; constructive oral and written peer critiques; three brief response essays; and a final portfolio of 10-15 pages of poems written and revised this semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Attendance at and participation in every class are required. Students must also make every effort to attend the readings by visiting poets (usually scheduled on Wednesday evenings, with Q & A sessions on Wednesday afternoons) during the semester.
To apply to this course, please submit 5 double-spaced pages of poetry. Please also submit a cover page in two sections: 1) your name, email address, year in school major (if any), some of your favorite writers and any other influences; 2) a short biographical statement (a paragraph) describing your creative writing background; 3) if you are applying to more than one upper-level creative writing course, you must indicate your order of preference. The application deadline is Monday, April 7, 2014. (Students who have missed this deadline may submit materials to the instructor by Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at 5 p.m., in case there are any last-minute openings.) Please submit your materials electronically in a single attachment to email@example.com, with Subject Heading: "Intermediate Poetry Submission," using either Microsoft word (.doc or .docx) or rich-text format (.rtf) for your attachment.
This course contributes to the Theory & Literary Forms and Creative Writing concentrations of the English major.
|Instructor(s): Ellis,Thomas Sayers Times: ...W... 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: CRT285; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 12
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
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