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Personas and Masks in Contemporary Poetry

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Personas and Masks in Contemporary Poetry

Time: April 2, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: University Center, room 214
Street: Cass Road
City/Town: Traverse City
Phone: 231-492-3260
Event Type: writers, workshop
Organized By: Betsy Emdin
Latest Activity: Mar 29, 2013

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Chris Dombrowski, who is currently teaching creative writing at Interlochen, and is the author of two books of poetry and two chapbooks will lead this writing workshop. Leading masters of the genre will guide the class in an exploration of the persona poem and its functions. The class would look at how measured diction and syntax can produce a holistic polyphony, as well as historical subtext, and "distance" between the speaker and his/her subject. Students will leave the workshop with a least one completed exercise and the "start" of a poem.

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