Poetry and Innovative Form

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Poetry and Innovative Form

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Creative Writing, Poetry

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Assessment: portfolio of work (3500 words max.) [70%], critical reflection of the written work (1500 words) [30%] [both components must be attempted; an overall pass is required]
    This module considers draws on contemporary British and North American texts to investigate innovative poetic form and theory. It aims to develop skills in the close reading of poetry, to introduce critical debates in the field of contemporary poetics, and to develop students? facility with various contemporary poetic forms and techniques. Students will be offered practical writing and editing skills, and challenged to produce creative writing in dialogue with these forms which include Projective Verse, Objectivism, Visual and Sound Poetry, Nonsense Poetry, Radical Translation, Urban Poetics and FLARF.

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