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Academic Year 2005/2006
Poetry Writing Workshop: The African American Tradition
AFAM 207 FA
Weekly assignments are designed to highlight various aspects of the craft and to encourage students to explore and examine form, content and context. Readings will emphasize the work of African American writers.
will analyze critical essays representing a wide range of poetics.
Lucille Clifton, THE BOOK OF LIGHT
Michael S. Harper & Anthony Walton, eds., THE VINTAGE BOOK OF AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY
Yusef Komunyakaa, NEON VERNACULAR
Harriet Mullin, SLEEPING WITH THE DICTIONARY
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Weekly assignments, one oral presentation, one mid-term paper, final manuscript. Attendance required at selected Russell House poetry readings.
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- Instructor(s): Rushin,Kate
- Times: ...W... 07:00PM-09:50PM; Location: FISK312;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 12)
- SR. major: 0 Jr. major: 0
- SR. non-major: 0 Jr. non-major: 3 SO: 9 FR: X
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing, Focused Inquiry Course
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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