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ENGL 476 01 (21437)  
Contemporary Poetry and Poetics
Richard Deming
Th 1.30-3.20 LC 104
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Skills WR
Permission of instructor required
Writing Skill
YC English: American Lit
YC English: Senior Seminar
YC English: Creative Writing

A study of contemporary poetry and poetics that explores both literary criticism and creative writing. Ways to assess prevailing poetic values and articulate one's own. Attention to critical skills for engaging recent developments in the field; development of a sense of the current aesthetic landscape. Includes four additional class meetings with influential contemporary poets who represent a variety of styles and modes.