ENG-3520 American Poetry

3 credits

Prerequisite: ENG-1052 and ENG-1310 or ENG-2171, ENG-2172 or ENG-2260 or ENG-2270, or ENG-2281 and ENG-2282 or ENG-2321 or ENG-2322 or ENG-2510.

An examination of important works by major American poets, including such representative poets as Whitman, Dickinson, Stevens, Eliot, Pound, Williams, and Moore, with special emphasis on the Americanness of American poetry, as distinct from other traditions. (Spring semesters, even years) (Shared course in VSC)