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2016-2017 Online Catalog 
2016-2017 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 230 - American Poetry

This course includes an introductory study of the major poets and genres of American poetry, beginning with Colonial and Federal era poets, visiting each of the major periods and styles, featuring in-depth views of major figures in the development of American poetry (Whitman, Dickinson, Williams, Eliot, Ginsburg, etc.) and concluding with a study of representative 20th and early 21st Century voices. Technical aspects of poetry will be discussed, as well as the cultural context and enduring nature of poetic expression within a specifically American idiom.
Prerequisite: ENG 102 .
3 lecture hours per week.
3 credit hours