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C W 510 : American Poetics

Prerequisites: C W 301 or consent of instructor.
Description: The uses of American poetics to help students recognize and articulate the concerns of their own writing as well as reading. Emerson's call, Whitman's answer, then Dickinson, Pound, Williams, Stein, Olson, Ginsberg, and Rich, with a comparison of the poems and the poetics.
Units: 3
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