Academic Catalog 2019-20

ENGL 3413 The Spoken Word

This course explores storytelling and spoken word poetry. In addition to compositional aspects of performance texts such as image and character, we will consider issues of live performance such as improvisation and focus. Readings and course materials will include examples from local and international performance writing movements. Devising original creative work is a central focus of this course. Students will write, workshop and perform their own original poems and stories.


4.00 units