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ENGL 4505 Post-War American Poetry: Writing After Modernism (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Beginning our inquiry into the vibrant literary culture of the 50s and 60s with earlier modernist poets like T.S. Eliot, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, and William Carlos Williams, this course will then focus on the works of American poets Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, Theodore Roethke, Randall Jarrell, and John Berryman, as well as selections from writers such as Gwendolyn Brooks, Allen Ginsberg, Frank O'Hara, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and Delmore Schwartz.


Instructor(s): Alex Shakespeare

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13