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Advanced Poetry Workshop: Radical Revision
Spring 2019
Section: 01  

"Poetry," writes Yusef Komunyakaa in his essay collection Blue Notes, "is an act of meditation and improvisation. And need is the motor that propels the words down the silent white space." In this intermediate poetry workshop, students will consider various perspectives on the revision process and explore strategies for redrafting poems-in-progress. While this class is open to any poetry student with previous workshop experience, those who stand to gain the most are those who've already amassed a sizable body of work--poems, drafts, notes--with which they are, for the most part, dissatisfied and eager to improve. It is imperative that students come with an open mind and a willingness to surprise themselves and one another.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ENGL216 OR ENGL336 OR ENGL337
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on OCT-13-2019
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