Reframing the Form

WRITING X 432.7E
Explore contemporary and innovative approaches to poetic forms while drawing inspiration from the work of outstanding contemporary poets.
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Online
Starting at $475.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Experiment with poetic forms like the ghazal, elegy, sestina, and more
  • Write and workshop draft poems while providing feedback to classmates
  • Read contemporary poetry and discuss the relationship between content and form
  • Develop a portfolio of 4-5 poems using techniques developed in class

About this course:

How can poets experiment with traditional forms of poetry so that they speak of the world today? This workshop explores contemporary and innovative approaches to poetic forms such as the ghazal, the elegy, the sestina and more. Students will write and share poems, drawing inspiration from the work of poets like Patricia Smith, Larry Levis, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jamila Woods and Aracelis Girmay. The course goal is to finish with a portfolio of four to five polished poems, utilizing new techniques and approaches to (re)writing form poetry.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Rosebud Ben-Oni
364830
Fee:
$475.00
78 days left. Enroll by Feb 6, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 11, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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