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CWR3002 Poetry and Poetics

Short Description: Poetry and Poetics
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Arts and Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100705 - Written Communication
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: CWR2001


This third year course immerses students in a close study of poetics and poetry, that is, in a deep study of how various textual strategies or devices create meaningful effects for the reader. Students will develop a deep understanding of how sound, sense and structure are used in creating a unique voice, or style, as well as looking at how various critical and creative approaches to authorial voice can inform and enrich their own writing practice. Students will study a range of techniques and forms, and produce writing across a wide variety of genres, including poetry, fiction and non-fiction, with the aim of developing a deep and critical understanding of, and appreciation for, their own voice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2017 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2017 Online