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ENGL217 Creative Writing: Poetry

Practical work in developing the skills necessary for composing and revising poetry.

The paper is run on a workshop basis. Students are set weekly reading and writing exercises, and their work is discussed with fellow students and the course co-ordinator.

Paper title Creative Writing: Poetry
Paper code ENGL217
Subject English
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
One 100-level ENGL paper (excluding ENGL 126) or 36 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Entry to ENGL 217 is limited to 15 students. Admission is subject to the approval of the Head of Department on the recommendation of the paper co-ordinator. Intending students must submit their three best poems to Associate Professor Jacob Edmond (jacob.edmond@otago.ac.nz) by 1 May
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper are limited and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
TBC
Teaching staff
To be advised
Paper Structure
Exercises in forms ranging from the traditional to the experimental will be set weekly, with students writing their own work for class discussion.

Students submit 2 portfolios for assessment:
  • The first of five poems
  • The second of a maximum of ten poems for assessment
There is no exam.
Teaching Arrangements
The workshop has one convenor with occasional guest speakers from the Dunedin writing community.
Textbooks
99 Ways into New Zealand Poetry edited by Paula Green and Harry Ricketts
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will come away with editorial and critical skills to apply to their own poetry. They will also end the paper with a portfolio of their own poetry.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Practical work in developing the skills necessary for composing and revising poetry.

The paper is run on a workshop basis. Students are set weekly reading and writing exercises, and their work is discussed with fellow students and the course co-ordinator.

Paper title Creative Writing: Poetry
Paper code ENGL217
Subject English
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
One 100-level ENGL paper (excluding ENGL 126) or 36 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Entry to ENGL 217 is limited to 15 students. Admission is subject to the approval of the Head of Department on the recommendation of the paper co-ordinator. Intending students must submit their three best poems to Associate Professor Jacob Edmond (jacob.edmond@otago.ac.nz) by 1 May
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
To be advised.
Teaching staff
To be advised.
Paper Structure
Exercises in forms ranging from the traditional to the experimental will be set weekly, with students writing their own work for class discussion.

Students submit two portfolios for assessment:
  • The first of five poems
  • The second of a maximum of ten poems for assessment
There is no exam.
Teaching Arrangements
The workshop has one convenor with occasional guest speakers from the Dunedin writing community.
Textbooks
99 Ways into New Zealand Poetry edited by Paula Green and Harry Ricketts
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will come away with editorial and critical skills to apply to their own poetry. They will also end the paper with a portfolio of their own poetry.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None