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Mid-20th Century Literature (LTAM 100D)

Andrew completed this course, “Mid 20th Century Literature: Ten Women Poets,” after successfully revising each of his three essays. He related an idea of Muriel Rukeyser’s on the power of art, set out in The Life of Poetry, to Rukeyser’s … Continue reading

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Beat to Postlanguage (LTAM 104K)

Andrew’s creative work in this course stood out by virtue of its sometimes bewilderingly idiosyncratic rhetorical and formal gestures.  His first written assignment combined critical “glosses” with witty, elliptical blocks of poetic text; his final assignment used a Bernadette Mayer … Continue reading

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Native American Literature (LTAM 102D)

Andrew did fair, but largely disappointing, work for the course.  He was frequently late to class and although he participated occasionally in discussion, his comments often needed to be more grounded in close reading of the texts.  His short papers … Continue reading

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Contemporary American Literature (LTAM 103C)

Andrew’s excellent work in this course consistently reflected his engagement with the readings and concepts explored in this course. His comments in section, though minimal, were always highly original and insightful.  Andrew did very well on both reading exams, receiving … Continue reading

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