2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Writing Poetry: The "Beats"

Spring quarter

Faculty: Kate Crowe

Fields of Study: writing

Spring: CRN (Credit) Level 30300 (4)  

Credits: 4(S)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening


Students will research and present on a Beat writer of their choice as well as write their own poetry inspired by the various voices of the Beats. They will work collaboratively and individually to present their respective Beat writer in an engaging and informative manner to the group. They will also create a poetry writing exercise from their particular Beat’s work. Students can expect to gain a greater understanding of why the Beat poets influenced history and literary culture.

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Wed

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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