AI 12. Poetry in America
Tuesdays, 2-4 pm | Location: Sever 103
Enrollment: Limited to 54 students.
Surveying 300+ years of poetry in America, , the course covers individual figures (Wheatley, Poe, Whitman, Dickinson, Frost, Millay, Williams, Hughes, Bishop ) as well as major poetic movements (Firesides, Modernist, New York, Confessional). Emphasis is given to the changing function of poetry in American culture. Offered in a blended format, the course meets in seminar with course staff once per week, with all required lecture content available online.
Note: This course fulfills the requirement that one of the eight General Education courses also engage substantially with Study of the Past.