E311B – Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry

Credit Hours:
3

Course Level:
Undergraduate

Semesters Offered:
Fall Spring

Prerequisite: E 210 with grade of B or better.

Description: This course is designed to provide the intermediate student with the basic tools of the craft of poetry and a technical vocabulary with which to discuss poetry. A text will introduce the student to a wide range of traditional and contemporary poetry and class discussion will cover such subjects as prosody, imagery, voice, poetic genres, etc. Assignments will allow the student a chance to apply what he or she has learned to his writing and revision of poems. A supplemental text may be a collection of poems by a poet scheduled to read on campus or in the community the semester of the course.