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  • Start Date: January 1, 1970
  • End Date: January 1, 1970
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  • Public Price: $395.00
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Writing with Elizabeth Bishop and Others [Carolyne Wright]

All Levels | “I don’t like teaching,” was how Elizabeth Bishop began her legendary workshops at the University of Washington, “but we’ll practice a most useful poetic strategy—writing in form.” In this workshop modeled on her example, we’ll read poems by Bishop, Hacker, Salter, Stallings, and younger neo-Formalists; explore how form helps poets achieve surprising leaps in their language; discuss received forms like pantoum, sestina, sonnet, triolet, and villanelle; nonce forms like anaphora and abecedarian; and write our own poems in form.