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Academic Year 2005/2006
Advanced Poetry Workshop
ENGL 166 SP
This seminar-style course will focus on the reading and constructive discussion of poetry submitted by members of the workshop. It will also include an ongoing discussion of contemporary poetics. Students will write
response papers to six contemporary poetry collections and will explore an extensive reading list of contemporary writing for purposes of discussion. A finished collection of 10-15 pages of poetry is due at the end of
Recent works by contemporary American poets.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Six brief prose response papers; weekly poetry submissions; constructive oral critiques; and a 10-15 page collection of poetry.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Please submit 5-7 pages of poetry and a biographical information sheet including your name, email address, year in school, major, a list of favorite writers and other influences, and a brief account of your history and
interest in poetry. Submissions (no
email or fax will be accepted) will be due to Secretary, Wesleyan University, Department of English, 285 Court Street, Middletown, CT. 06459-0100 by 4:00 pm on Monday December 5. Results will be posted on the department
bulletin board by noon on
Wednesday Dec. 14.
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- Instructor(s): Willis,Elizabeth
- Times: ..T.... 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: CRT271SEM;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 15)
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI will be granted by the instructor during the drop/add period using electronic drop/add.
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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