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ENGL 135 01 (21385)  
Reading Poetry for Craft
Erica Chapman
MW 11.35-12.50 LC 209
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required
YC English: Creative Writing

An introduction to reading and writing poetry. Classic examples from Shakespeare and Milton, the modernist poetics of Stein, Pound, Moore, and Stevens, and recent work in a variety of forms and traditions. Students develop a portfolio of poems and write an essay on the poetic craft of poets who have influenced their work.