Courses: Poetry Writing II- Contemporary Voices (ENGLH292B01)

Spring 2008

Enrollment limited to 15 students.
In this course, which is intended for both experienced and beginning writers, students will write a poem a week, often focusing on a specific strategy or form. The class will also read and discuss six books of varied styles and subject matters by contemporary poets: James Wright s The Branch Will Not Break, W.S. Merwin's The Rain in the Trees, Louise Gluck's Wild Iris, Alice Notley's Mysteries of Small Houses, John Ashbery's Houseboat Days, and James Tate's Shroud of the Gnome.

Syllabus: View course syllabus

Prerequisites: Writing sample required for consideration.

Fulfills: HU III


English (Web site)

Taught By

John Vincent (Profile)


Haverford, Gest 102

Meeting Times

M 7:30-10:00pm