CW 210 - Reading as Writers/Poetry
Prerequisites: CW 110 or instructor permission
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills requirement in the major and the minorLiterature Elective
Primarily seminar with some studio
This course approaches literary influence, tradition, form, and design from the careful study of poetry. Topics are generated by student interest and program need and may focus on a specific poet, a poetic aesthetic, the long/sequenced poem, the sonnet across time, project books, mixed-media and poetry, resistance poetry, prize-winners, translation, etc. Students will have the opportunity to write their own poems as well as explore issues in poetry such as tension, voice, lineation, syntax, sound, revelation, magnitude, historical and cultural contexts, etc. in both poems and craft articles. This variable topics course is repeatable (but not the topic) for both required and elective credit. Repeatable (but not the topic) for both required and elective credit.
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