Melic "Basic Poetry Course" (BPC) Description
Oct. 1 through 31.
One week hiatus 10/17 - 23.
Four weeks; two "inservices" a week, with chat interaction
following, plus assignments, with personal reviews and
publication recommendations at conclusion. Course syllabus
provided for participants at outset.
Others, if applicable, to be named.
- Learning from the Greats: The Power of Imitation
- A Brief History of Form (with exercises)
- Music (Sharon Kourous)
- Music II (Sharon Kourous)
- Substance: Mind
- Substance: Heart
one week break
- Topic by Class Demand
- Summation/Group Self-Evaluation.
Each student is required to submit three to five poems, what
they consider their best. Staff and volunteer docents will
divide class for personal attention in crafting their best poem.
Daily postings through listserv will show poems by members in
evolution. Final recommendations, individual and private, will
concentrate on deficiencies, strengths, and suggested markets.
We hope to have software in place to make real-time discussions
possible. Each registrant will receive an e-syllabus and asked
to register with whatever communication vehicle our esteemed
webmistress deems most suitable. Eight (apx.) places remain
for the October class as this issue debuts, scooped up by
Roundtable junkies, the Roundtable where
you can always get the real scoop first though sometimes
it may resemble cat litter. (No, we won't talk like this in
Class size: 20
Send checks for registration to:
Treasurer, Melic Review
Dept. of Chemistry, Box 1134
St. Louis, MO 63130
Make checks out to Melic Review.
January class, beginning 1/3/99, will follow the same general
pattern (with improvements) but cost $100, due to unexpected
demand. Same class size (20).