WRIT 308

Advanced Forms and Techniques in Poetry

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

A lecture course surveying formal structures in poetry in a representative group of poems. Topics discussed include poetic closure, the sonnet, sestina, villanelle and ghazal, and the influence of early 20th century poetic movements such as imagism on contemporary poetic forms.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of WRIT 308, CW 308.


  • Minimum second-year standing.

Undergraduate course in Writing offered by the Department of Writing in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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