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ENGL217 Creative Writing: Poetry

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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 Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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Prerequisite
One 100-level ENGL paper (excluding ENGL 126) or 36 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students wishing to be considered for the class must submit their three best poems to the English and Linguistics programme email (english@otago.ac.nz) by 1 May.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact

english@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Dr Majella Cullinane

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

Textbooks are not required for this paper

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

Second Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Wednesday 13:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
A2 Friday 09:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41

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 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2022
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students wishing to be considered for the class must submit their three best poems to the English and Linguistics programme email (english@otago.ac.nz) by 1 May.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact

english@otago.ac.nz

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

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper 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 2021, expected to be offered in 2022

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard