Poetry and Innovative Form
University of Roehampton
Area of Study
Creative Writing, Poetry
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewAssessment: 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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