Forms of Life

1430Y [CRN: 24632]

Do poetic forms and forms of life bear a resemblance? How do Ovid, Rilke, and Vicky Hearn form the animal and the human? How is love formed in Petrarch, Shakespeare, and Berryman? What is city life in Catullus, Baudelaire, or John Ashberry? What is nature for Vergil, Wordsworth, Robert Frost or Mary Oliver? What makes poems formal objects? Are they also forms of nature, thought, being? Weekly writing workshop in criticism. Enrollment limited to 20.
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