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  1. Week 1: Introduction 7 items
    1. Poetic Practice 5 items
      1. Readings: 3 items
        1. Is There Any Poetic Writing? - Roland Barthes 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        2. What are Poets For? - Martin Heidegger 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Radical Poetics and Conservative Poetry - Barbara Guest 2003

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 2 items
        1. A Retrospect - Ezra Pound 2004

          Chapter Further

    2. Fiction Practice 2 items
      1. Suggested further reading: 2 items
        1. Orientation: Who Do You Think You Are? - Margaret Atwood 2002

          Chapter Further

        2. Don't Ask Me What I Mean: Poets in Their Own Words - Clare Brown, Don Paterson 2004

          Book Further

  2. Week 2: Consciousness 18 items
    1. Poetic Practice 5 items
      1. Readings: 3 items
        1. A Note upon the Mystic Writing-Pad - Sigmund Freud 2006

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Poetry and Grammar - Gertrude Stein 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Poetry and Abstract Thought - Paul Valery 2004

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 2 items
        1. Poetic Language, Poetics of Langage - Gerard Genette 2004

          Chapter Further

        2. Continuity in Language - Veronica Forrest-Thomson 2004

          Chapter Further

    2. Fiction Practice 13 items
      1. Readings: 3 items
        1. Consciousness and the Novel - David Lodge 2002

          Chapter Recommended

        2. The Brown Stocking - Erich Auerbach 2003 (electronic resource)

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Chapter 6: A Brief History of Consciousness - James Wood 2009

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Suggested further reading: 10 items
        1. Feeling into Words - Seamus Heaney 1980

          Chapter Further

        2. Chapter 6: Just a Word: On Woolf - Angela Leighton 2007

          Chapter Further

        3. Chapter 5: The Uncanny - Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle 2009

          Chapter Further

        4. Chapter 5: The Uncanny - Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle 2009 (electronic book)

          Chapter Further

        5. The Interpretation of Dreams - Sigmund Freud 2004

          Chapter Further

        6. The Interpretation of Dreams - Sigmund Freud 2017 (electronic resource)

          Chapter Further

        7. Creativity: Theory, History, Practice - Rob Pope 2005

          Book Further pp. 90-99

  3. Week 3: Archives - Field Trip / Narration / Metaphor 19 items
    1. Poetic Practice 3 items
      1. Readings: 3 items
        1. The Historical a Priori and the Archive - Michel Foucault 2006

          Chapter Recommended

        2. The Archive and Testimony - Giorgio Agamben 2006

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Working Through Objects - Susan Hiller 2006

          Chapter Recommended

    2. Fiction Practice 9 items
      1. Readings: 6 items
        1. Introduction and Historical Notes - Christopher Booker 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        2. The Plot - E. M. Forster 2005

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Narrative Structure - David Lodge 1992

          Chapter Recommended

        4. Point of View - David Lodge 1992

          Chapter Recommended

        5. Telling in Different Voices - David Lodge 1992

          Chapter Recommended

        6. Chapter 1: Narrating - James Wood 2009

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Suggested further reading: 3 items
        1. Finding a Voice - Al Alvarez 2006

          Chapter Further

        2. The Narrative Reader - Martin McQuillan 2000

          Book Further

    3. Poetry 7 items
      1. Readings: 2 items
        1. Seven Types of Ambiguity - William Empson 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Linguistics and Poetics - Roman Jakobson 2004

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 5 items
        1. Metaphors We Live By - George Lakoff, Mark Johnson 1981

          Book Further

        2. The Pursuit of Metaphor - Christopher Ricks 2008

          Chapter Further

  4. Week 4: Manifestos / Character 26 items
    1. Poetic Practice 12 items
      1. Manifestos 11 items
        Read at least three of the following manifestos:
        1. Technical Manifesto - Filippo Marinetti 2004

          Chapter Recommended

          • and / or

        2. Manifesto for Concrete Poetry - Öyvind Fahlström

          Webpage Recommended

        3. Aphorisms on Futurism - Mina Loy 2011

          Chapter Recommended

        4. Feminist Manifesto - Mina Loy 2011

          Chapter Recommended

        5. How Are Verses Made - Vladimir Mayakovsky 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        6. Poetry and Knowledge - Aimé Césaire 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        7. Personism: A Manifesto - Frank O'Hara 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        8. Auto-Destructive Art - Gustav Metzger 1960

          Webpage Recommended

        9. A Cyborg Manifesto - Donna Haraway

          Document Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 1 item
        1. 100 Artists' Manifestos - Alex Danchev 2011

          Book Further

    2. Fiction 4 items
      1. Readings: 3 items
        1. Flat and Round Characters - E. M. Forster

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Character - James Wood 2009

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Suggested further reading: 1 item
        1. Who Are We? - George Lakoff, Mark Johnson 1999

          Chapter Further

    3. Poetry 10 items
      1. Readings: 6 items
        1. Technical Manifesto - Filippo Marinetti 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Aphorisms on Futurism - Mina Loy 2011

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Feminist Manifesto - Mina Loy 2011

          Chapter Recommended

        4. How Are Verses Made? - Vladimir Mayakovsky 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        5. Poetry and Knowledge - Aime Cesaire 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        6. Personism: A Manifesto - Frank O'Hara 2004

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 4 items
        1. Against Sincerity - Louise Glück 1999

          Chapter Further

        2. Strong Words: Modern Poets on Modern Poetry - Matthew Hollis, W. N. Herbert 2000

          Book Further

        3. Poetry and Commitment: An Essay - Adrienne Rich 2007

          Book Further

  5. Week 5: Place 26 items
    1. Poetic Practice 7 items
      1. Readings: 2 items
        1. Theory of the Derive - Guy Debord 1958

          Webpage Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 5 items
        1. Site Specific Art - Nick Kaye 2000

          Book Further Introduction

        2. Site Specific Art - Nick Kaye 2000 (electronic book)

          Book Further Introduction

        3. What I See in the Maximus Poems - Edward Dorn 2004

          Chapter Further

        4. The Poetics of Space - Gaston Bachelard 1994

          Book Further

    2. Fiction Practice 12 items
      1. Readings: 3 items
        1. Possible Woods - Umberto Eco 1995

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Imaginary Homelands - Salman Rushdie 2010

          Book Recommended Chapter 1

        3. Place in Fiction - Eudora Welty 2002

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Suggested further reading: 9 items
        1. The Least International Shop in the World - Moniza Alvi 2000

          Chapter Further

        2. The Place of Poetry - Jonathan Bate 2001

          Chapter Further

        3. The Woman The Place The Poet - Eavan Boland 1995

          Chapter Further

        4. Chapter 41: Place - Lawrence Buell 2008

          Chapter Further

        5. Confounding Geography - Jo Shapcott 2000

          Chapter Further

        6. Pastoral - Terry Gifford 1999

          Book Further

        7. Pastoral - Terry Gifford 1999 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        8. Jane Austen and Empire - Edward Said 2004

          Chapter Further

        9. Jane Austin and Empire - Edward Said 2017 (electronic resource)

          Chapter Further

    3. Poetry 7 items
      1. Reading: 3 items
        1. Poets with History and Poets without History - Marina Tsvetaeva 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        2. The Muse of History - Derek Walcott 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        3. On Lyric Poetry and Society - Theodor Adorno 2004

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 4 items
        1. The Least International Shop in the World - Moniza Alvi 2000

          Chapter Further

        2. The Place of Poetry - Jonathan Bate 2001

          Chapter Further

        3. Place - Lawrence Buell 2008

          Chapter Further

        4. Confounding Geography - Jo Shapcott 2000

          Chapter Further

  6. Week 6: Reading Week 0 items
  7. Week 7: Time 17 items
    1. Poetic Practice 3 items
      1. Reading: 2 items
        1. Stuplimity - Sianne Ngai 2007

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Stuplimity - Sianne Ngai 2007 (electronic resource)

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 1 item
        1. The Time of Digital Poetry: From Object to Event - N. Katherine Hayles 2006

          Chapter Further

    2. Fiction Practice 9 items
      1. Readings: 2 items
        1. Stillness - Charles Baxter 2008

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Lingering in the Woods - Umberto Eco 1995

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Suggested further reading: 7 items
        1. Time and the Novel - Maurice Blanchot 2001

          Chapter Further

        2. The Dimension of the Present Moment - Miroslav Hiolub 1990

          Chapter Further

        3. Chapter 1: All Souls’ Night—W.B. Yeats - Paul Muldoon 2000

          Chapter Further

        4. Writing to the Moment: Elizabeth Bishop - Tom Paulin 1996

          Chapter Further

        5. Imprinted Time - Andrey Tarkovsky 1989

          Chapter Further

        6. Time, Rhythm and Editing - Andrey Tarkovsky 1989

          Chapter Further

        7. Some Notes on Time - Eudora Welty 2002

          Chapter Further

    3. Poetry 5 items
      1. Reading: 2 items
        1. Preface to the American Edition of New Poems - D. H. Lawrence 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        2. The Poetic Experience - I.A. Richards 2004

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 3 items
        1. All Souls’ Night—W.B. Yeats - Paul Muldoon 2000

          Chapter Further

        2. Ugly Feelings - Sianne Ngai 2007

          Book Further

        3. Ugly Feelings - Sianne Ngai 2007 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

  8. Week 8 : Reader, Author, Text... 22 items
    1. Poetic Practice 7 items
      1. Readings: 4 items
        1. On Lyric Poetry and Society - Theodor Adorno 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        2. The Dollar Value of Poetry - Charles Bernstein 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        3. The Rejection of Closure - Lyn Hejinian 2000

          Chapter Recommended

        4. The Rejection of Closure - Lyn Hejinian 2000 (electronic book)

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 3 items
        1. The Poetic Experience - I. A. Richards 2004

          Chapter Further

        2. When the Mode of the Music Changes … - Allen Ginsberg 2004

          Chapter Further

        3. Avant-Garde or Endgame? - Marjorie Perloff 2004

          Chapter Further

    2. Fiction Practice 11 items
      1. Readings: 2 items
        1. Chapter 5: Communion—Nobody to Nobody - Margaret Atwood 2002

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Chapter 17: The Death of the Author - Roland Barthes 2008

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Suggested further reading: 9 items
        1. Chapter 4: The Task of the Translator - Walter Benjamin 2008

          Chapter Further

        2. Planet on the Table: Poets on the Reading Life - Sharon Bryan, William Olsen 2003

          Book Further

        3. Chapter 46: Touching Reading - Valentine Cunningham 2008

          Chapter Further

        4. Chapter 14: In Defence of the Author - E. D. Hirsch Jr 2008

          Chapter Further

        5. Thirty-three Variations on a Theme of Graham Greene - Gabriel Josipovici 1996

          Chapter Further

        6. Chapter4: Re-reading Barthes and Nabokov - Zadie Smith 2010

          Chapter Further

        7. Cognitive Deixis - Peter Stockwell 2002

          Chapter Further

        8. Cognitive Deixis - Peter Stckwell 2002 (electronic book)

          Chapter Further

    3. Poetry 4 items
      1. Reading: 3 items
        1. Poetry as a Spoken Art - Amy Lowell 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        2. The Woman Poet: Her Dilemma - Eavan Bowland 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        3. When the Mode of the Music Changes - Allan Ginsberg 2004

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 1 item
        1. Relational Aesthetics - Nicolas Bourriaud 2002

          Book Further

  9. Week 9: Identity / Archives 20 items
    1. Poetic Practice 3 items
      1. Readings: 3 items
        1. An Archival Impulse - Hal Foster 2006

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Archive Fever - Jacques Derrida 2006

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Interview with Jurgen Harten and Katharina Schmidt - Marcel Broodthaers 2006

          Chapter Recommended

    2. Fiction Practice 9 items
      1. Readings: 2 items
        1. Chapter 5: A Room of One’s Own - Virginia Woolf 2008

          Chapter Recommended (and others according to interest)

      2. Suggested further reading: 7 items
        1. ‘Me’, ‘Queer’, ‘Racial Difference’ - Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle 2009

          Chapter Further Chs 14, 20, & 22, (and others according to interest

        2. ‘Me’, ‘Queer’, ‘Racial Difference’ - Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle 2009 (electronic book)

          Chapter Further Chs 14, 20, & 22, (and others according to interest)

        3. The Woman Poet: Her Dilemma - Eavan Boland 1995

          Chapter Further

        4. Play and the Theory of Duende - Federico Garcia Lorca 2010

          Chapter Further

        5. Writing About Writing… - Alison Marks 2000

          Chapter Further

        6. Literary Theory: An Anthology - Julie Rivkin, Michael Ryan 2004

          Book Further See essays in Parts 8, 9, & 10 according to your interests

        7. Literary Theory: An Anthology - Julie Rivkin, Michael Ryan 2017 (electronic resource)

          Book Further See essays in Parts 8, 9, & 10 according to your interests

    3. Poetry 8 items
      1. Reading: 4 items
        1. The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain - Langston Hughes 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Poetry and Knowledge - Aimee Cesaire 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Hunting Is Not Those Heads on the Wall - Imamu Baraka 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        4. Blood, Bread and Poetry - Adrienne Rich 2004

          Chapter Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 4 items
        1. Body & Soul: The Power of Sharon Olds - Vicki Feaver 2000

          Chapter Further

        2. Writing About Writing - Alison Mark 2000

          Chapter Further

  10. Week 10 : Research for writers / Identity 10 items
    1. Poetic Practice 8 items
      1. Readings: 6 items
        1. Three of the following:

        2. The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain - Langston Hughes 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Hunting Is Not Those Heads on the Wall - Amiri Baraka 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        4. Blood, Bread and Poetry: The Location of the Poet - Adrienne Rich 2004

          Chapter Recommended

        5. Proverbs of a She Dandy - Lisa Robertson

          Webpage Recommended

      2. Further Reading: 2 items
    2. Poetry 2 items
      1. Further Reading: 2 items
        1. Practice as Research in the Arts - Robin Nelson 2013

          Book Further

        2. Practice as Research in the Arts - Robin Nelson 2013 (electronic book)

          Book Further

  11. Week 11: Other Art Forms / Politics / Ecology 10 items
    1. Poetic Practice 3 items
      1. Reading: 1 item
        1. Reading Wordsworth in the Tar Sands | The Goose, Volume 13, Issue 12, article 37, 2015 - Stephen Collis

          Document Recommended Listen to: Stephen Collis talking about and discussing ‘Reading Wordsworth in the Tar Sands’ https://youtu.be/wOdvyg-05FM

      2. Further Reading: 2 items
        1. Once In Blockadia - Stephen Collis 2016

          Book Further

    2. Fiction Practice 7 items
      1. Readings: 4 items
        1. Politics and the English Language - George Orwell 2013

          Book Recommended

        2. Testaments Betrayed: An Essay in Nine Parts - Milan Kundera 2001

          Book Recommended

        3. The Braindead Megaphone: Essays - George Saunders 2007

          Book Recommended

        4. Women as Lovers - Elfriede Jelinek 1994

          Book Recommended

      2. Online Interviews: 3 items
  12. Additional reading for the course: 62 items
    1. Poetic Rhythm: An Introduction - Derek Attridge 1995

      Book Further

    2. The Poetics of Space - Gaston Bachelard 1994

      Book Further

    3. On Poetic Imagination and Reverie - Gaston Bachelard 2014

      Book Further

    4. Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning - Owen Barfield 2010

      Book Further

    5. Poems in Process - Phyllis Bartlett 1951

      Book Further

    6. Conversations With Jorge Luis Borges - Jorge Luis Borges, Richard Burgin 1973

      Book Further

    7. A Book of Surrealist Games - Alastair Brotchie, Mel Gooding 1995

      Book Further

    8. Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft - Janet Burroway, Susan Weinberg 2003

      Book Further

    9. A Grammar of Metaphor - Christine Brooke-Rose 1958

      Book Further

    10. The Literature Machine: Essays - Italo Calvino 1987

      Book Further

    11. Creative Writing: A Practical Guide - Julia Casterton 2005

      Book Further

    12. Poetic Form and British Romanticism - Stuart Curran 1986

      Book Further

    13. Poetic Form and British Romanticism - Stuart Curran 1989 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    14. How Poets Work - Tony Curtis 1996

      Book Further

    15. Purity of Diction in English Verse - Donald Davie 1952

      Book Further

    16. The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci - Leonardo Da Vinci 1998

      Book Further

    17. Poetry Handbook: A Dictionary of Terms - Babette Deutsch 2002

      Book Further

    18. The English Novel: An Introduction - Terry Eagleton 2005

      Book Further

    19. The English Novel: An Introduction - Terry Eagleton 2005 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    20. Narrative Discourse - Gerard Genette 1980

      Book Further

    21. The Norton Anthology of Poetry - Margaret W. Ferguson, Mary Jo Salter, Jon Stallworthy 1996

      Book Further

    22. Poetic Meter and Poetic Form - Paul Fussell 1979

      Book Further

    23. Free Verse: An Essay on Prosody - Charles O. Hartman 1980

      Book Further

    24. Free Verse: An Essay on Prosody - Charles O. Hartman 1980 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    25. Studying the Novel - Jeremy Hawthorn 2001

      Book Further

    26. The Rattle Bag - Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes 1982

      Book Further

    27. The Government of the Tongue - Seamus Heaney 1988

      Book Further

    28. Poetry, Language, Thought - Martin Heidegger 1975

      Book Further

    29. Metre, Rhythm and Verse Form - Philip Hobsbaum 1995

      Book Further

    30. Metre, Rhythm, and Verse Form - Philip Hobsbaum 1996 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    31. Rhyme's Reason: A Guide to English Verse - John Hollander 1989

      Book Further

    32. Rhyme's Reason: A Guide to English Verse - John Hollander 2014 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    33. Poetry and the Age - Randall Jarrell 2001

      Book Further

    34. A Poet's Guide to Poetry - Mary Kinzie 1999

      Book Further

    35. The Art of the Novel - Milan Kundera 1990

      Book Further

    36. Metaphors We Live By - George Lakoff, Mark Johnson 1981

      Book Further

    37. On Modern British Fiction - Zachary Leader 2002

      Book Further

    38. The New Short Story Theories - Charles E May 1994

      Book Further

    39. Notes on Prosody and Abram Grannibal - Vladimir Nabokov 1964

      Book Further

    40. The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics - Alex Preminger, T. V. F. Brogan 1993

      Book Further

    41. Poets on Writing: Britain, 1970-1991 - Denise Riley 1992

      Book Further

    42. Letters to a Young Poet - Rainer Maria Rilke 1954

      Book Further

    43. The Uncanny - Nicholas Royle 2003

      Book Further

    44. Beginnings: Intention and Method - Edward W. Said 2012

      Book Further

    45. Emergency Kit: Poems for Strange Times - Jo Shapcott, Matthew Sweeney 2004

      Book Further

    46. A Prosody Handbook - Karl Jay Shapiro 1965

      Book Further

    47. The Origins of English Words - Joseph T. Shipley 1984

      Book Further

    48. How to Write - Gertrude Stein 1975

      Book Further

    49. Poetry and the Fate of the Senses - Susan Stewart 2002

      Book Further

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