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Poetry Writing: From Form to Free Verse

July 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$139.00

Lamenting the turn away from formal verse, Robert Frost said that free verse poetry is like playing tennis without a net. In this course, we will learn from form how to build nets in free verse. Each week we will focus on discussing a particular form of poetry (sonnets, villanelles, sestinas, etc.), concluding with free verse-learning lessons about how poets use each form differently to construct tension and drama; and we will workshop newly generated poems. Students will learn the generative value of formal constraint, and learn how to incorporate those constraints in their writing practice.

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Date:
July 10, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$139.00
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Writers & Books
740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
Phone:
(585) 473-2590
Website:
https://wab.org/

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Event Date(s)
4 Events from 7:00p-9:00p on Tuesdays from July 10th - July 31st, 2018
Course Code
J18-P05
If you would like to make a request for any accommodation, please email us at accommodation@wab.org at least 10 days prior to the event or workshop.
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