ENGL 318 - Post World War II American Poetry
An exploration of major poets of the post World War II era. This course contextualizes the poets within the major social and political climates of the 1950s, `60s, and `70s. The impact of the Cold War, McCarthyism, the Civil Rights movement and the rise of the Black Arts Movement, and the second wave of Feminism are studied in relation to the poets emerging from these cultural milieus. Poets include Roethke, Lowell, Ginsberg, Berryman, Bishop, Plath, Sexton, Rich, Brooks, Baraka, Hayden, and others.
When Offered: Spring semester only
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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