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||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$955.05|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 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.
- Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
- More information link
- Teaching staff
To be advised when paper is next offered.
- 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.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation.
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- 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.