Contemporary Poetry and Poetics

A study of contemporary poetry and poetics that explores both literary criticism and creative writing. Ways to assess prevailing poetic values and articulate one’s own. Attention to critical skills for engaging recent developments in the field; development of a sense of the current aesthetic landscape. Includes four additional class meetings with influential contemporary poets who represent a variety of styles and modes.

Senior Seminar or Creative Writing. No advance application required.

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
476
Th 1:30pm-3:20pm
WR
American Lit with permission of instructor (Senior Seminar only)
Spring
2017