ENGL 421 - The Epic Poem in America
An exploration of the long poem cycle in American literature. The course argues that the poem of collage-like sequences and open-ended structures is a distinctively American form that embodies a vision of American poets, history, and culture. Poets to be studied include Walt Whitman, Hart Crane, H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), Gary Snyder, William Carlos Williams, and others.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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