Saturday, February 22, 2014

UPDATE: 22 FEB 2014

For Tuesday's class session, please read the second chapter from Richard Hugo's The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing (it begins on page 11) and Stephen Burt's essay "'LIKE' A speculative essay about poetry, simile, artificial intelligence, mourning, sex, rock and roll, grammar, romantic love."

As with the previous reading assignments, please come prepared for a short quiz at the beginning of class and a discussion of the texts.

Hugo's essay can be found on Blackboard and Burt's essay can be found online at the American Poetry Review's website.

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