IMF 58300 Contemporary Foundational Literature: Poetry

This course is an intensive survey and analysis of foundational contemporary literary poetry and its authors, including the study and practice of close-reading techniques. Authors studied will include emerging poets currently publishing important works, as well as contemporary masters in the field of poetry, such as Gluck, Shihab Nye, Forche, Simic, Laurentiis, and Shaughnessy. This course is highly recommended for students declaring a Poetry emphasis for the MFA in Writing degree.