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Meyer, Michael. Poetry: An Introduction. 5th edition. Boston: Bedford, St. Martin's, 2007. [Packaged with CD Rom, Literature Aloud]
Any good dictionary
Any good writer's handbook, i.e.: Andrea Lunsford, easy Writer : A Pocket Reference. 3rd ed. Boston: Bedford/St.Martin's, 2006.
EN 232 Introduction to Poetry
F2T 2008 DL
Dr. Lolly Ockerstrom
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (English), Northeastern UniversityCertificate, Martha's Vineyard Advanced Institutes on Writing
321 Copley Hall; online office
Online Monday - Saturday
14 January 2008 - 9 May 2008
A hunger for poetry! Introductory writing course strongly recommended.
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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