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Course # (Section)
Creating the Poetry Chapbook
Th 1:30PM - 4:00PM
Malech, Dora Rachel
Creating the Poetry Chapbook AS.220.437 (01)
Students will build on previous work in the major by completing a project of sustained length, depth, and cohesion (15 - 25 pages) in their final semester. Application only; Advanced Poetry prerequisite.
Days/Times: Th 1:30PM - 4:00PM
Instructor: Malech, Dora Rachel
Status: Approval Required
Seats Available: 11/15
Readings in Fiction: Shape, Story, and Experiments in Structure
Th 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Readings in Fiction: Shape, Story, and Experiments in Structure AS.220.611 (01)
How is our experience of a novel's story affected by its form? We'll discuss some traditional structures, including mystery plots and the three-act structure, before moving on to works whose forms bend or break various storytelling conventions. Authors may include Vladimir Nabokov, Susan Choi, Zadie Smith, Tommy Orange, Lorrie Moore, Edward P. Jones, Carol Shields and others.
Days/Times: Th 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Instructor: Noel, Katharine
Seats Available: 3/8
T 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Fiction Workshop AS.220.624 (01)
Discussion and critique of fiction manuscripts by students enrolled in the MFA program. Some assignments possible.
Days/Times: T 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Instructor: Leithauser, Brad
Seats Available: 15/20
W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Yezzi, David D
Poetry Workshop AS.220.626 (01)
Discussion and critique of poetry manuscripts by students enrolled in the MFA program. Some assignments possible.
Days/Times: W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Instructor: Yezzi, David D
Seats Available: 14/20
Readings in Poetry: Line, Sentence, Syntax
F 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Arthur, James P
Readings in Poetry: Line, Sentence, Syntax AS.220.655 (01)
A study of the interplay of the line and the sentence in poetry, with an emphasis on syntax. Some prose works will also be used for context. Poets employing syntax with great verve and precision, whether they obey or disrupt the rules, will be read in order to inform students’ own stylistic choices.