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Meyer, Michael. Poetry: An Introduction. 6th edition. Boston: Bedford, St. Martin's, 2010.
Any good dictionary
Any good writer's handbook, i.e.: Andrea Lunsford, easy Writer : A Pocket Reference. 4th ed. Boston: Bedford/St.Martin's, latest edition. 2010.
EN 232 Introduction to Poetry
S2T 2011 DL
Lolly Ockerstrom, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
M.A., Ph.D. (English), Northeastern UniversityCertificate, Martha's Vineyard Advanced Institutes on Writing
321 Copley Hall
Mw 11:00-11:50 and 1:30 - 2:45, and online everyday except Sunday. I will respond to emails as soon as possible, usually within 24 hours.
14 March - 8 May 2011
A hunger for poetry!
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