ENGL446 - Post-Modern British and American Poetry

We shall be exploring the work of such poets as Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Jennings, Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Geoffrey Hill, Derek Walcott, and Seamus Heaney, with emphasis on the close reading of representative poems. Students will be asked to write a take-home mid-term, a research paper, and a final examination.


Two English courses in literature or permission of department.