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Taking the Temperature: Thermostatic Control in Our Poems with Martha Rhodes (via Zoom)

November 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

$130.00
In this two hour discussion class, we will closely read poems through the lens of thermostatic control — we’ll especially look at the actual language of the poem, pretty much word by word, to see how the writer manages to fluctuate temperature or maintain it, and to what effect. A poem might be hot, indicating fear, anger, or even intense love. Or it may be cold, indicating distance, fear, anger, a clinical affect. Or it may even be thermostatically neutral. How does temperature, then, affect our poems? Why think about it? We’ll discuss poems by different writers throughout the afternoon.

NB: This class will be taught on Zoom (Saturday November 2, 12:30-2:30 PM ET) and will be capped at 20 students. Registrants will receive the Zoom link to the email address they use to register. It will arrive immediately after registration so please check your spam folder if you do not receive it. It will also be sent the day before class as a reminder. Please review the course policies page before registering for any classes. Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Martha Rhodes is the author of 5 poetry collections, most recently The Thin Wall (Univ of Pittsburgh Press), and teaches in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She is the publisher and executive editor of Four Way Books in New York City.

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Martha Rhodes Craft Zoom
$ 130.00
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Details

Date:
November 2
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
$130.00

Venue

Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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Phone
914.332.5953
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HVWC
Phone
914.332.5953
Email
ask@writerscenter.org
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