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Poetry and Insight
ENGL 269 FA
Poems are acts of imaginative and intuitive knowing. It takes --imaginative and intuitive powers to produce poems and also to read them fully. In order to explore how imagination functions, we will read a selection of
and American poetry in the tradition of Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge, and prose works on the nature of what Douglas Sloan has called ┐Insight and Imagination.┐ Attentional exercises will provide first-hand
of students' own capacities for "insight-imagination." Students will keep a journal monitoring their experience with the exercises and will also write essays on course themes.
Selected poems and some prose by: Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Emerson, Dickinson, Whitman, Stevens, Langston Hughes, Adrienne Rich, Lucille Clifton, Joy Harjo. Collateral essays by such authors as Owen Barfield, Rudolf
Steiner, Henri Bortoft, and
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Prerequisite: ENGL201 or another college-level course in poetry. No preference to majors and does NOT fulfill any of the English departmental requirements.
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- Instructor(s): Hughes,Gertrude Reif
- Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: FISK412;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 25)
- SR. major: 0 Jr. major: 0
- SR. non-major: 25 Jr. non-major: 0 SO: 0 FR: X
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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