ENGL 343 A: Contemporary Poetry

A World Perspective

Meeting Time: 
MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
DEN 211
Brian Reed
Brian Reed

Additional Details:

This class offers an introduction to the history of poetry written in English around the globe since the mid-twentieth century. Featured writers are likely to include Anne Carson, Allen Ginsberg, Seamus Heaney, Christopher Okigbo, Hone Tuwhare, Derek Walcott, and Judith Wright, and topics likely to be covered include decolonization and neo-imperialism, African diasporic
poetics, English-language poetries in Asia, indigenous poetics, the influence of second-wave feminism, the rise (and fall) of postmodernism, the neo-avant-garde, and digital poetics.

Catalog Description: 
Recent developments by such poets as Hughes, Heaney, Rich, Kinnell, and Hugo.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Last updated: 
June 1, 2016 - 2:11pm