Writing Poetry I

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

English

Course Number: 
221
Institution: 
Amherst College

A first workshop in the writing of poetry. Class members will read and discuss each others’ work and will study the elements of prosody: the line, stanza forms, meter, free verse, and more. Open to anyone interested in writing poetry and learning about the rudiments of craft. Writing exercises weekly.

Limited enrollment. Preregistration is not allowed. Please consult the Creative Writing Center website for information on admission to this course.

Fall semester:  Writer-in-Residence Hall.  Spring semester:  Professor Sofield and Simpson Lecturer Wilbur.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
ENGL-221-01-1213S

Course Sections

Writing Poetry I
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

David Sofield, Richard Wilbur

drsofield@amherst.edu; rpwilbur42@amherst.edu

W 02:30PM-04:30PM

JOCH 202