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Poetry and the Creative Process
“If you can paint with a brush, you can paint with words,” a teacher told Joni Mitchell when she was in sixth grade. Just as language may be used in ways reminiscent of paint, it may also be observed as having musical and visual components as well. Open to all levels of experience, this poetry workshop considers how the arts influence and strengthen each other. How is writing a poem like composing a song, making a fi...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4090 - NWRW 0845 A
  • Tayson, Richard
Aug 26 - Dec 16
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2019
Beginning Poetry Workshop
"A poem," said William Carlos Williams, "is a small (or large) machine made of words--efficient, with no unnecessary parts, doing important work." In this workshop, students learn how to build verse, from the individual word through lines and stanzas to the finished, polished poem. Poetic inspiration is explored: what activities can summon it and how to use it when it happens. Writing exercises help students practice...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4091 - NWRW 2203 B
  • Ossip, Kathleen
Aug 26 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
Poetry and the Creative Process
“If you can paint with a brush, you can paint with words,” a teacher told Joni Mitchell when she was in sixth grade. Just as language may be used in ways reminiscent of paint, it may also be observed as having musical and visual components as well. Open to all levels of experience, this poetry workshop considers how the arts influence and strengthen each other. How is writing a poem like composing a song, making a fi...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3246 - NWRW 3845 A
  • Tayson, Richard
Aug 26 - Dec 16
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2019
Poetry: The Language of Music
This study of musical poetics focuses on the buried linguistic and musical structures of poetry and on the way these structures create voice and meaning in a poem. We discuss the way music serves as a muse for the poet and creates a relationship between form and content. Some class time is devoted to close reading of established and younger poets representing different poetic styles, and to close listening to the voi...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1349 - NWRW 3205 A
  • Johnson, John
Aug 26 - Dec 16
On Campus
Monday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
Beginning Poetry Workshop
"A poem," said William Carlos Williams, "is a small (or large) machine made of words--efficient, with no unnecessary parts, doing important work." In this workshop, students learn how to build verse, from the individual word through lines and stanzas to the finished, polished poem. Poetic inspiration is explored: what activities can summon it and how to use it when it happens. Writing exercises help students practice...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4091 - NWRW 2203 B
  • Ossip, Kathleen
Aug 26 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
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