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21st-Century Women Poets

ENGL 090.402
crosslisted as: GSWS 090
instructor(s):
W 2-5:00
fulfills requirements:
Sector 1: Theory and Poetics of the Standard Major
Sector 2: Difference and Diaspora of the Standard Major
Sector 6: 20th Century Literature of the Standard Major

Taking a structural lead from the turn of this century anthology American Women Poets in the 21st Century (edited by Claudia Rankine and Juliana Spahr), we’ll look closely at the poems, statements on poetics, and criticism of and about Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Wanda Coleman, Myung Mi Kim, Eileen Myles, Alice Notley, Claudia Rankine, Joan Retallack, Juliana Spahr. 

 

Weekly response papers and a final paper of approximately 10 pages.