2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    May 30, 2024  
2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN-UY 2114W Poetry as Structure and Design

4 Credits
Following and challenging William Carlos Williams’ definition of a poem as “a machine made of words,” this course examines how poems are made. The course explores questions of invention and innovation in poetic form and how “form” and “content” interact in a wide range of poetry - from the earliest English ballads to contemporary work.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of EXPOS-UA 1  or EXPOS-UA 4 
Note: Satisfies a humanities and social sciences elective.

Weekly Lecture Hours: 4