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Topic 1 (Sept 4)
F19 - ENGL071B.01 - Lyric Poem in English
WordPress Blog for English 71B
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sample (anonymous) A papers
BLOG AND PRESENTATION GUIDELINES
The Lyric in English: 71B course description and syllabus assignments
Prof. Schmidt's tips on the basics of "scanning" a poem's meter, beats, sounds
English 71B student presentation schedule
Re using the Blog for 71B:
ENGLISH 71B BLOG
the above is an alternative blog I'm leaving here in case the WordPress blog above doesn't work well
Tony Hoagland, ch. 3 from The Art of Voice
Prof. Schmidt's basics on sonnet form, meter, sounds, etc.
a Sonnet Worksheet
A short essay of mine on James Merrill, plus a sonnet of his
Marilyn Hacker, a sonnet
sample sonnets from Terrance Hayes
Prof. Schmidt simple tips for listening how words and music interact
Joni Mitchell, "The Last Time I Saw Richard"
the medieval "Lord Randall" ballad, plus Bob Dylan's reworking of it
Dorothy Fields vs. Bruno Mars
PAPER #1: UPLOAD HERE (as a Word document)
Milosz on poetry
Adrienne Rich, on poetry in dark times
Audre Lorde on poetry and activism (links), plus her poem "Litany for Survival"
Audre Lorde, "Coal" [poem]
Juan Felipe Herrera on poetry and compassion
Juan Felipe Herrera's poem
Rachel Tzvia Back: essay
Philip Metres essay
Nielsen essay (concluding paragraphs)
2 short essays by David Trinidad and Keith Tuma on poetry & crisis
Danez Smith, "Dinosaurs in the Hood"
Ada Limón, "The Leash"
Ada LImón, "A New National Anthem"
Layli Long Soldier, 2 poems from her collection Whereas
Linda Gregg, "There She Is"
Wislawa Szymborska, "Some People"
Warshan Shire, "Conversations About Home (At the Deportation Centre"
Joy Harjo, "How to Write a Poem in a Time of War"
Tony Hoagland, "America"
Solmaz Sharif, "Social Skills Training"
Tony Hoagland, chapter 7
quick notes on Milton excerpt from Paradise Lost (ignore the link and read what's below)
quick notes on the Wordsworth excerpt from The Prelude, book 13 (concluding book) — ignore this link and read what's below
Here's a copy of the "scanning iambic pentameter" exercises handed out in class on Oct. 9
Ted Chiang's short story "The Great Silence"
Avery Slater essay
W. S. Merwin, 3 short poems about the 6th Great Extinction of species in the history of Earth
Merwin, "After the Dragonflies"
Merwin, "For a Coming Extinction"
4 Nature poems by Mary Oliver (pdf)
Gisela Ullyatt, "Buddhist Mindfulness in Mary Oliver's Poetry"
Ross Gay, "To the Fig Tree on 9th and Christian" [in Philadelphia]
Ross Gay reads his "To the Fig Tree on 9th and Christian" [in Philadelphia]
Ofelia Zepeda's "Riding the Earth"
3 poems by Peter Schmidt (yours truly)
Quick background reading
Schmidt, "Rexx Imperator"
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Martín Espada, "Alabanza"
Khaty Xiong, "On Teaching My Son How to Mourn"
Ciaran Carson, “Claude Monet, _The Artist’s Garden at Vétheuil_, 1880”
Peter Schmidt, notes on the Ode
Keats' "Grecian Urn" read by Paris Stroud
Keats' "Grecian Urn" read by Tom O'Bedlam
Maya Angelou, "Phenomenal Woman"
Maya Angelou, "Still I Rise"
3 brief odes, by 3 Afro-Latinx poets (pdf)
Richard Blanco, "'El Florida' Room"
Amit Majmudar, "Ode to a Drone"
David Hernández, "Dear Death"
Janice Harrington, "Ode to the Bedpan"
Greg Orr's and Sam Hamill's poems on poetry
Chen Chen, “Poem in Noisy Mouthfuls”
Daisy Fried's poem about school sex ed classes
Rowan Ricardo Phillips, 2 poems
Noel Quiñones, "Carving / Tuning"
Mary Jean Chan, her poem entitled " // "
Lesson Plan Guidelines
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