Courses: Poetry Writing II- Contemporary Voices (ENGLH292B01)

Spring 2009

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

Thomas Devaney (Profile)

Meeting Times

F 1:30-4:00