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Over three course meetings, we will delve into two of Joyce’s great works, Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
We will read Dubliners, Joyce’s collection of short stories set in his home city, both as discrete stories and as a single work, with a unified shape and a set of shared concerns. Portrait, a deeply autobiographical narrative, opens up not only Joyce’s life and youth, but also literary modernism. For both works, we consider such questions as Joyce’s attitude toward Ireland and Irish nationalism, themes of youth and generationality, gender and sexuality, portrayals of the city, and Joyce’s approach to writing and to other art forms.
In addition, students interested in taking on Ulysses will find these earlier works instrumental in setting up the epic.
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92nd Street Y is a world-class cultural and community center where people all over the world connect through culture, arts, entertainment and conversation. For over 140 years, we have harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives, and the power of community to repair the...
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All students new to The Writers Studio NYC start with Level I. Since we approach teaching with our own method and vocabulary, even experienced writers with publications and/or MFAs will find plenty that is new and challenging in Level I. Our short weekly exercises are designed to stimulate students’ imaginations while also teaching a lot of nuts-and-bolts...
Monday Oct 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm(8 sessions)
The NYC One-day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses, giving you brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve learned. Arrive in the morning with a desire to learn; leave in the evening as a more knowledgeable writer. Intensives are open for writers of any level. ...
Saturday Nov 9th, 11am - 6pm
This course will explore how we tell our stories through poetry, whether directly or slant, and ways we can be more adventurous, musical and honest. Experience with poetry-writing will be expected. Students will be required to turn in a poem a week to be workshopped by the group. Experience with reading poetry is also a must. Familiarity with the...
Tuesday Oct 29th, 6:30pm - 9pm(8 sessions)
Over the course of this poetry writing workshop, writers will take their cue from the works of Lucille Clifton, a writer whom poet Mari Evans contends, reflects optimism, an emphasis on “the qualities which have allowed us to survive, and the belief that we have the ability to make things better.” We will investigate and interrogate their own personal...
Tuesday Oct 29th, 6:30pm - 9pm(4 sessions)
Summoning The Magic From Your Poetry & Photography Manuscript Do you think your poems and photographs have a power, language, and magic of their own? Maybe they have just the right energy to pair well in a book of poetry and photography. In this intimate workshop, meet author/artist Christine Sloan Stoddard, and go through exercises to help you...
Saturday Nov 2nd, 3pm - 6pm
Explore poetry’s divided duty—to celebrate, to commemorate—in this weekend intensive. Working from models by Elizabeth Bishop, John Keats, Pablo Neruda, Sappho and others, students will compose original poems and participate in group discussion. Special attention will be paid to the ways in which song underlies these age-old forms.
Saturday Nov 16th, 12pm - 3pm(2 sessions)
Want to give French creative writing a shot? We’ll analyze a few different pieces of French fiction and poetry, paying close attention to style and voice. After, you’ll have the chance to work on a rough draft or simply an idea that you’d like to put on paper in French. The focus will be on poetry, fiction, non-fiction. Prerequisite: Open...
Saturday Nov 16th, 1pm - 4pm
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