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|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$904.05|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,954.75|
- One 100-level ENGL paper (excluding ENGL 126) or 36 points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Students wishing to be considered for the class must submit their three best poems to the English and Linguistics programme email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 1 May.
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- 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
- Teaching Arrangements
- The workshop has one convenor with occasional guest speakers from the Dunedin writing community.
- 99 Ways into New Zealand Poetry edited by Paula Green and Harry Ricketts
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation.
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- 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.