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ENG640 Seminar in Poetry

Lead Faculty: Dr. Franz J Potter

Course Description

Advanced study of the history and practice of poetry. Close reading of a major poet or school of poetry, poetic forms and theories.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze and interpret poems written in a variety of forms, styles, and genres, traditional and contemporary.
  • Analyze prosody in the explication of poetic texts.
  • Research relevant literary criticism and integrate this research in critical and interpretive arguments.
  • Evaluate theories of creative expression.