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21st-Century Women Poets: "The Poethical Wager"

ENGL 1310.401
crosslisted as: COML 1310
instructor(s):
Wednesday 12-2:59pm
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, Eileen Myles, Alice Notley, Joan Retallack, Claudia Rankine, Juliana Spahr, Myung Mi Kim. Weekly response papers and final 10 page paper.