Pre-register on WebSIS and attend first class.
Listeners allowed, space permitting
Prereq: Permission of instructor
Level: U 6 units Standard A – F Grading Can be repeated for credit
Strengthens writing and reading comprehension skills. Students attend all public sessions of the Pleasures of Poetry readings and discussions as well as several additional classes. The poems chosen by the various moderators range across the history of literature, from ancient Chinese lyrics to contemporary texts. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
For 2013, there will 4-5 additional hours to be announced. Required writing: four short (750 words max.) responses each week to a poem discussed in the PoP sessions. At the end of IAP students will revise and resubmit their three strongest essays. Clarity and concision will earn an A
Contact: David Thorburn, 14N-335, 253-6950,