This class is designed to learn to write poetry in Spanish while exploring and engaging with literary resources. Through in-class activities and analysis of poems by Spanish and Latin American poets, participants will delve into those aspects that entail writing poetry, from the moment a poem is born, to its revision as a finished text. Some of the authors to examine include: Federico Garcia Lorca, Octavio Paz, Alejandra Pizarnik, Pablo Neruda, Rosario Castellanos, Jorge Borges, Cecilia Meireles, Coral Bracho, and Nancy Morejon.
Required texts: Twentieth Century Latin American Poetry edited by Stephen Tapscott.
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Class will be conducted in Spanish. An intermediate level of Spanish is required.
Class meets 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16
Instructor: Olivia Maciel Edelman
Class Size: 8 students
Advance registration is required