MA Creative Writing
Year of entry: 2023
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Course unit details:
Writing Poems II
|Unit level||FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Offered by||English and American Studies|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
This course will build on the knowledge and skills developed in Poetry Workshop I. The focus will again be on reading and critiquing work-in-progress, and most class time will be devoted to this. Students will be encouraged to further develop and refine their own work with an eye towards producing their final portfolio over the summer
'To further develop students' critical reading skills, so they are able to offer clear and constructive feedback on work-in-progress
-To enable students to develop the knowledge and confidence to successfully produce a final portfolio of twenty to twenty five poems
-To further develop students' awareness and understanding of the formal and thematic traditions of poetry in English.
-To encourage students to improve their own writing by responding intelligently and selectively to a variety of feedback.
'Offer feedback on work-in-progress, which is intelligent and useful and which demonstrates and understanding of the range and traditions of poetry in English
-Understand and make use of a range of poetic forms and techniques
-Recognise the typical strengths and weaknesses of their own writing so as to be able to more effectively revise and improve their work in response to feedback
-Confidently embark on the writing of a final portfolio.
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|Frances Leviston||Unit coordinator|
*Only available to students on the MA in Creative Writing*