ENGL446 - Post-Modern British and American Poetry
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Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

British and American poets from the 1930s to the present. Such poets as Auden, Williams, Plath, Brooks, Lowell, Wolcott, Ted Hughes, Bishop, Larkin, Jarrell, and Berryman.

In this course we will read British and American poets writing since 1950, such as Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, Sylvia Plath, Alan Ginsberg, Philip Larkin, Seamus Heaney, George Oppen, Lorine Niedecker, C.K. Williams, Frank Bidart, Louise Gluck, and Anne Carson. We will also consider influences on these poets from earlier in the century. Students will write two papers and a final exam.
Prerequisites: 
Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.