This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of poetics with an eye to the particular issues involved in writing poetry. Emphasis will fall on reading, reading aloud, writing in forms of various sorts, and listening to poets read their own work.
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Ellmann and O'Clair, eds., NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF MODERN POETRY, 2nd edition
Rainer Maria Rilke, LETTERS TO A YOUNG POET
Louise Gluck, MEADOWLANDS
Frank Bidart, STAR DUST: POEMS
|Examination and Assignments: |
A combination of 2-page critical essays and poetry assignments.
|Instructor(s): Vincent,John Emil Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: FISK305; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 22||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: -4||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: 10||SO: 7||FR: 5|