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Poetry and Memoir

ENGL 010.601
instructor(s):
Monday 5:30-8:30pm
fulfills requirements:
Elective of the Standard Major

This is a course for students who are interested in exploring a variety of approaches to creative writing, including poetry, memoir, and hybrid texts. Readings will include poetry and memoir, and will represent various approaches to writing from life, including works by: Martín Adán, Roberto Bolaño, Hoa Ngugen, Renee Gladman, and Lyn Hejinian, among others. Students will be encouraged to discover new territory, to cultivate a sense of play, to collaborate, and to unhinge conventional assumptions regarding what is possible in writing.