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    Macalester College
   
 
  Nov 25, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 280 - Crafts of Writing: Poetry


This course will focus in a variety of ways on the development of skills for writing poetry, building on the work done in ENGL 120. Depending on the instructor, it may approach the creative process through, for example, writing from models (traditional and contemporary), formal exercises (using both traditional and contemporary forms), or working with the poetry sequence (or other methodology selected by the instructor: see department postings for details). It will involve extensive readings and discussion of poetry in addition to regular poetry writing assignments. The course may be conducted to some extent in workshop format; the emphasis will be on continuing to develop writing skills. Course may be taken twice for credit, so long as it is with a different instructor. Every year. Prerequisite(s):   taken at Macalester. (4 Credits)