WRITING X 432.11E
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Learn to write at the intersection of prose and poetry in this workshop devoted to the imaginative and innovative possibilities in writing poetry without line breaks.
What you can learn.
- Study powerful prose poems and discover the opportunities in this style of writing
- Learn about the roots of this two-hundred year old genre
- Develop poetic tools like music and structure and apply them to prose writing
- Enhance your poetry and your prose by working with both kinds of writing
About this course:
This class explores the boundaries of poetry as a genre. We focus on story, structure, music, and imagination to construct and discuss poems. We attempt to discover the difference between a prose poem and a short-short. You learn vocabulary to discuss both fiction and poetry through reading. The intersection of poetry and prose offers a range of possibilities for style and subject. What elements are essential to a poem? To a story?